Why Didn’t Two of Jesus’ Disciples Recognize Him on the Road to Emmaus?
“They didn’t recognize him because he was probably wearing raggedy clothes, and it didn’t look like Jesus,” says Cory, 9. Maybe his clothes were different. We simply don’t know. It’s possible, but I think there’s a more probable explanation. Of all Jesus’ post-resurrection appearances, the conversation with two disciples on the road to Emmaus has […]
June 19 2019
Why Did Peter Deny Jesus Three Times?
You’re sitting at home reading the newspaper when your door flies off its hinges with a bang so loud you jump out of your chair. “Hands up, and don’t move,” shouts the first officer of a SWAT team as he shoves a cocked .357 magnum in your face. “You have the right to remain silent,” […]
April 18 2019
What Can We Learn From Jesus Inviting His First Disciples To Follow Him?
“We can learn from John the Baptist to tell people who Jesus really is,” says Danae, 10. “John had many followers himself, but he didn’t try to compete with Jesus.” Nothing is more challenging to successful ministers than to keep pointing people to Jesus Christ. Everyone has the tendency to take credit for a work […]
October 8 2009