The Message of the Cross

Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. Matthew 16:24 NIV Some people wear a cross around their neck while others have bracelets or earrings, using it as a fashion statement. But even though the cross has become a popular design for…

God’s Narrow Way

For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. Matthew 7:14 ESV It little counts how smooth the road That leads the wrong direction Or the beauty of the view from there If it is a distraction From following those nail scarred feet…

Follow Me!

Peter asked Jesus, “What about him, Lord?”        John 21:21 As Jesus and Peter walked along the beach in conversation about God’s will, Peter turned around and saw his friend John following close behind. Maybe John just wanted to see if Jesus would talk with him also or maybe like a younger sibling he was simply…