God could have chosen to incarnate as a king or a priest — someone with power and privilege. But Jesus, though he was equal to God, brought himself down, not just to the level of humanity, but what his community considered the lowest level of humanity
Jesus performed many miracles in the Bible. Afterward, he often commanded the people he helped to be silent, to not tell anyone about what happened. But people couldn’t keep quiet about the amazing things Jesus did for them.
James saw that Jesus preached the good news by living the good news. The commandment to love your neighbor isn’t a passive feeling of goodwill, but an action that is absolutely key to faith.
In today’s Journey Bible Project Blog, Greg Taylor continues the lead up to Easter with a closer look at the final week of the life of Jesus. The Gospel of Luke is culminating in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. From Luke 23, this blog focuses on the burial of Jesus.
In today’s Journey Bible Project Blog, Greg Taylor continues the lead up to Easter with a closer and closer look at the final week of the life of Jesus. The Gospel of Luke is culminating in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. From Luke 23, this blog focuses on the death of Jesus.
In today’s Journey Bible Project Blog, Greg Taylor shows how Jesus does not propose theories about the meaning of his death. He enacts concrete actions based in historical realities such as the Passover and the Exodus to show how he and his death are becoming the new liberation of Israel from the powers of evil.
Zacchaeus in the Sycamore Tree is one of the first Bible stories that Journey preacher Greg Taylor remembers. The little song tells the story, and Luke gives some of the same details, but there’s much more to this story in today’s Journey Bible Project blog.
Twice in this chapter we hear the voices of humble people crying out to the Lord, “God, be merciful to me . . .” What these two persons know is so vital to living in this new reality of the kingdom that Jesus is bringing. Read Luke 18 and discussion of this text in today’s Journey Bible Project Blog by Greg Taylor.
The story of the Rich Man and Lazarus has some horrifying imagery of the disparity of rich and poor, both in this life and the life to come. In today’s Journey Bible Project Blog, Greg Taylor looks at the parable Jesus told and what it said to original hearers and may say to us today about economics, salvation, and the life to come.
What are the skills that we need to interpret these chaotic times in 2019? In today’s Journey Bible Project Blog, Journey Preacher Greg Taylor leads us through Luke 12 where Jesus shows us face our fears and tap into the power of the living Christ for wisdom to live today.