A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read Luke 24:25-35 “He said to them, ‘How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!’ “ Luke 24:25 – Observe That was not a very nice thing for Jesus to say! He called His disciples foolish. In the Jewish culture, that means godless […]

– Pray – Read Luke 24:13-19 “ ‘What things?’ he asked. ‘About Jesus of Nazareth,’ they replied. ‘He was a prophet, powerful in word and deed before God and the people.’ ” Luke 24:19 – Observe Why did Jesus ask, ‘what things?’ These were HIS things! If anyone knew what things, it was Jesus. John […]

– Pray – Read Luke 24:1-12 “But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed like nonsense.” Luke 24:11 – Observe The women told them everything, including the words of Jesus predicting His death and resurrection. Why did this seem like nonsense to the disciples? Resurrection was something they officially believed in. The […]

– Pray – Read Luke 23:47-56 “The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, ‘Surely this was a righteous man.’ “ Luke 23:47 – Observe Why is the centurion praising God? He just crucified an innocent man! He should be pleading for mercy! Or is Luke saying that when the centurion said that […]

– Pray – Read Luke 23:36-46 “Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ “ Luke 23:42 – Observe Everyone else was either challenging Jesus’ claim to be king or watching in shocked horror as Jesus was crucified, ending all their kingdom expectations. This man took advantage of being near the […]

I have strong memories of my mother telling me, “almost there,” at times when I really wanted her to tell me, “perfect!” This would happen when I was supposed to clean my room or do other chores. I’d bring her in to show what I thought was the completed job and she’d say, “almost there!” […]

– Pray – Read Luke 23:26-35 “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.” Luke 23:34 – Observe What was it that they did not know? They knew that they were crucifying an innocent man that the mob hated for […]

– Pray – Read Luke 23:13-25 “For the third time he spoke to them: ‘Why? What crime has this man committed? I have found in him no grounds for the death penalty. Therefore I will have him punished and then release them.’” Luke 23:22 – Observe Three times, Pilate declared Jesus innocent. God made sure […]

– Pray – Read Luke 23:1-12 “That day Herod and Pilate became friends – before they had been enemies.” Luke 23:12 – Observe Jesus did not say a word while He was at Herod’s, and yet he still brought reconciliation between these two men. Jesus is SO powerful in this regard! – Do Ask Jesus […]

– Pray – Read Luke 22:66-71 “They all asked, ‘Are you then the Son of God?’ He replied, ‘You are right in saying I am.’ “ Luke 22:70 – Observe So, they decided Jesus was worthy of death because He blasphemed, calling Himself God. But this is not the accusation they bring to Pilate. To […]

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