Too Much of a Bad Thing

Pilate went outside again and said to the people, “I am going to bring him out to you now, but understand clearly that I find him not guilty.” Then Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. And Pilate said, “Look, here is the man!” (John 19:4-5) Read: Romans 15:1 – 16:27,…

The Crowd

“Have you been led astray, too?” the Pharisees mocked. “Is there a single one of us rulers or Pharisees who believes in him? This foolish crowd follows him, but they are ignorant of the law. God’s curse is on them!” (John 7:47-49) Read: 1 Kings 13:1 – 15:34, 2 Chronicles 11:18 – 14:15 Relate: I don’t know…

Slipped Away

When the people saw him do this miraculous sign, they exclaimed, “Surely, he is the Prophet we have been expecting!” When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself. (John 6:14-15) Read: 1 Chronicles 23:1 – 25:31 Relate: The people wanted a revolution and…

John 5:11-13 (Into the Crowd)

But he replied, “The man who healed me told me, ‘Pick up your mat and walk.’” “Who said such a thing as that?” they demanded. The man didn’t know, for Jesus had disappeared into the crowd. (John 5:11-13) Read: 1 Samuel 9:1 – 12:25 Relate: There are some people who really hate the limelight. They will do anything…

John 2:23-25 (The In Crowd)

Because of the miraculous signs Jesus did in Jerusalem at the Passover celebration, many began to trust in him. But Jesus didn’t trust them, because he knew human nature. No one needed to tell him what mankind is really like. (John 2:23-25) Daily Bible Reading: Leviticus 4:1 – 6:30 Relate: There was this movie where the main…