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Day 85 | I Have Overcome

January 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoi, Christ in the Wilderness, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING John 16, 17 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ As we near momentous times in our lives (even death) do we, like Christ, focus our attention on what impact it will have on others? What joy do you think Christ…

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Day 86 | Betrayest Thou

January 2, 2015 / 0 comments

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Taking of Christ, Caravaggio [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 26:46-56 Mark 14:42-52 Luke 22:47-53 John 18:1-11 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Do you look for opportunities to heal your enemies as Christ did by healing the ear of the guard’s servant? How do you deal…

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Day 87 | Jesus Held His Peace

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Matthias Stom, Christ before Caiaphas, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 26:57-68 Mark 14: 53-65 Luke 22:63-71 John 18:19-24 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ After being silent for most of the trial, why might Jesus have chosen to speak when He did? Would it matter whether He was declared guilty of…

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Day 88 | I Know Not the Man

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Carl Heinrich Bloch, Peter’s Denial of Christ, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 26:69-75 Mark 14: 66-72 Luke 22:54-62 John 18:12-18, 25-27 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ If you were appointed to defend Christ in front of Caiaphas and the elders and high priests, what would you have said? How could…

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Day 89 | The King of the Jews

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Guercino, Christ Crowned with Thorns, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, [Public domain ], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 27:1-14 Mark 15:1-5 Luke 23:1-12 John 18:28-38 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ If any of the accusations against Jesus were true, how would that have affected the atonement? How do you deal with injustice?…

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Day 90 | We Have No King

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Antonio Ciseri, Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matt 27:15-26 Mark 15:6-16 Luke 23:13-25 John 18:39-40, 19:1-16; For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How do you feel when one less worthy, less qualified, or less righteous is chosen instead of you? How are we, like Barabbas, freed by…

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Day 91 | Man of Sorrows

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Jesus Bearing the Cross, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING There is no scripture reading assigned today. Use this day to catch up as needed and ponder the supplemental reading. For Younger Disciples SUPPLEMENTAL READING No, it is not without a recognition of life’s tempests but fully and directly because of…

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