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Posts Tagged ‘deny

“Will you…?”

April 14, 2016

After Peter said he would lay down his life for Him, Jesus said, “Will you lay down your life for Me? Truly, truly, I say to you, a rooster will not crow until you deny Me three times.” (John 13:38; also Matthew 26:34; Mark 14:30; Luke 22:34). Do you think Peter meant it when he […]

“whoever confesses Me”

August 7, 2015

Jesus said, “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is in heaven.  But whoever denies Me before men, him I will also deny before My Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 10:32-33; Luke 12:8-9). Pretty simple, isn’t it?  Will you confess or deny? Have a great day […]

“he must deny himself”

July 21, 2015

Jesus said, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.” (Matthew 16:24). Jesus not only preached denying self, He also practiced it.  “…who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied […]

John 18 – “Crucify Him!”

December 12, 2014

(This summary covers parts of Matthew 26-27, Mark 14-15, Luke 22-23, and John 18-19, without an attempt to specifically reference each detail.  John 18 is used as a general reference. – TN) After speaking to and praying for His apostles (John 14-17), Jesus entered the garden where He turned His attention to Himself and earnestly […]

Luke 22 – “Do this in remembrance of Me”

November 27, 2014

While Judas was plotting to betray Jesus, Peter and John were preparing to observe the Passover with Him (Luke 22:1-13).  There Jesus gave all the apostles some bread and a cup to eat and drink “in remembrance of Me,” along with telling them that one of them would betray Him (22:14-23).  When the apostles disputed […]

Proverbs 30:8 – “neither poverty nor riches”

November 23, 2013

8 Keep deception and lies far from me, give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is my portion, That sounds like a strange request about poverty and riches, doesn’t it?  The first part is easy to understand – who wants to be in poverty?  But the second – who doesn’t […]