Last-Supper

Day 80 | Take, Eat

January 21, 2015 / 0 comments

William Hole, The Last Supper, Public domain. DAILY READING Matthew 26:20-29 Mark 14:17-25 Luke 22:14-30 John 13:21-30 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ If Christ said that someone in your family would betray Him, would you wonder if it would be you? Do you sometimes wonder who, among your associates, is greatest in the…

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Day 81 | Unto the End

January 21, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, Greatest in the Kingdom, Used with artist permission. DAILY READING John 13:1-20, 31-38; 14:1-14 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why did Christ have to wash Peter’s feet for Peter to have part with Him? In what way does Jesus wash your feet? Whom does Christ send today, that if we…

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Day 82 | My Peace I Give

January 21, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, Last Supper, Used with artist permission. DAILY READING John 14:15-31, 15 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ In what way do the Father and Son “make [their] abode with [you]?” Can we really feel peace at all times? Even in the midst of conflict, temptation, and affliction? Does it help you,…

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Day 83 | Let This Cup Pass

January 21, 2015 / 0 comments

George Richmond, The Agony in the Garden, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Matt 26:30-45 JST-Matthew 26:24–25 Mark 14:26-41 Luke 22:31-46 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How does it make you feel that Christ, like you, has asked his Father to intervene in relieving His suffering? How often, like with Peter, is…

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Day 84 | Fast Asleep

January 21, 2015 / 0 comments

Carl Heinrich Bloch, Gethsemane, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. 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 Then came a marvelous manifestation, … one impossible to ignore. It was a dream, or a vision in a…

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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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Day 92 | They Laid the Cross

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Titian, Christ Carrying the Cross, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matt 27:27-49 Mark 15:17-32 Luke 23:26-43 John 19:17-27 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Would you have volunteered to carry Christ’s cross? Are we asked to do so today? Why was being mocked and reviled important to the process of atonement? Are…

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Day 93 | It Is Finished

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Carl Heinrich Bloch, Christ at the Cross, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matt 27:50-56 Mark 15:33-41 Luke 23:44-49 John 19:28-30 3 Nephi 8 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Have you ever felt similar darkness and despair when you, by your conduct, are separated from God? As a spirit awaiting your turn…

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Day 94 | His Own New Tomb

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Sisto Badolocchio, The Entombment of Christ, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 27:57-66 Mark 15:42-47 Luke 23:50-56 John 19:31-42 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why were there so few seemingly interested in Jesus’ burial? Do you think Joseph of Arimathea had any idea that Christ would rise in three days? Why…

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Day 95 | Together in One

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Giovanni da Fiesole (Fra Angelico), The Descent of Christ into Limbo, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING D&C 138 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Of what significance is the fact that Christ visited the spirits in prison so soon after return to the spirit world? Any message for us on the urgency…

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Day 96 | I Am Jesus Christ

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert, The Sacrament, BYU Museum of Art, Not for commercial use. DAILY READING 3 Nephi 9, 10 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What does Christ ask us to bring to the altar? How is the fact that people approached Christ one at a time significant? What is it about contention that…

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Day 97 | He Is Risen

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

William Brassey Hole, Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene, [Public domain], Image from collection of Toni Thomas DAILY READING Matthew 28:1-15 Mark 16:1-11 Luke 24:1-12 John 20:1-18 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ When we yearn to “see” do we remember that some who saw the resurrected Savior doubted? What is the significance to you…

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Day 98 | We Have Seen

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Caravaggio, The Incredulity of St. Thomas, [Public domain ], from Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matt 28:16-20 Mark 16:12-20 Luke 24:13-53 John 20:19-31 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Can you envision Christ personally calling you to do his work throughout the world? How has Christ fed you truth a bit at a time—like he…

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Epilogue | Feed My Sheep

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Raphael, Christ’s Charge to Peter, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING John 21 3 Nephi 11 JS-H 1:11-20 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Are there times in your life when you figuratively say to the Lord, “I go a fishing?” What similarities are there between Jesus’ first invitation to Peter (Luke 5:1-11)…

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