What Happens in this Episode

  • Jesus continues with his challenge from “you have it heard” to “but I say” to explain Jehovah God’s intention for the Law
  • He challenges our hearts in the matters of divorce, vows, retribution, and love for our enemies
  • He challenges us to reconsider our acts of worship: giving, praying, and fasting

Scriptures Used in Today’s Episode

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

What Happens in this Episode

  • Jesus spends a night in prayer
  • Jesus selects twelve of his followers to be special messengers – apostles
  • Jesus teaches what we call “the Sermon on the Mount”
  • We begin discussing the Sermon by looking at each of the Beatitudes – the upside-down view of the Kingdom of God

Scriptures used in this episode:

Do you have a Jesus Story to share?

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

This Sounds Familiar!

Welcome to season 2 of Jesus Stories. While we are preparing for an exciting season 3, we are featuring some important stories from the life of Jesus. If you’ve listened to the whole of season 1, you’ve heard the stories before. But now you might hear them with fresh ears and gain new insights into these happenings and teaching.

What Happens in this Episode:

  • Competition among the disciples of Jesus and the disciples of John the Baptist
  • John reminds his disciples that he will become less while Jesus becomes more
  • Jesus and his disciples take the short-cut from Judea to Galilee – through Samaria
  • We overhear a conversation between Jesus and a woman who visits a well for water
  • The woman becomes Jesus’ first missionary

Scriptures Used in this Episode:

Do you have a Jesus Story to share?

I’m collecting current day Jesus Stories for the third season of the Jesus Stories Podcast. If you’ve got a Jesus Story from your life, I’d love to hear from you. You can tell the story through an interview, or I’ll tell your story for you. And, you may remain anonymous, if needed. Contact me via the website, JesusStories.info.

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

This Sounds Familiar!

Welcome to season 2 of Jesus Stories. While we are preparing for an exciting season 3, we are featuring some important stories from the life of Jesus. If you’ve listened to the whole of season 1, you’ve heard the stories before. But, now you might hear them with fresh ears and gain new insights into these happenings and teachings.

What Happens in this Episode:

  • Jesus has a revealing conversation with Nicodemus under the cover of darkness
  • We understand more about the Holy Spirit and the idea of being “born again”
  • We hear the most quoted verse from the scriptures and delve into its meaning
  • We see images from the Old Testament which Jesus uses to help Nicodemus understand

Scriptures Used in this Episode:

Do you have a Jesus Story to share?

I’m collecting current day Jesus Stories for the third season of the Jesus Stories Podcast. If you’ve got a Jesus Story from your life, I’d love to hear from you. You can tell the story through an interview, or I’ll tell your story for you. And, you may remain anonymous, if needed. Contact me via the website, JesusStories.info.

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE

  • Jesus shows his disciple, Thomas, who was doubting that he was alive, the proof of his resurrection
  • Jesus eats breakfast with some of his disciples
  • Jesus forgives Peter for denying him and gives him a job for the future
  • Jesus shares a prediction of the kind of death Peter will endure
  • Taking his disciples on a mountain, Jesus gives them instructions for their future as his followers
  • At Bethany, the disciples wonder if Jesus is restoring a kingdom for Israel
  • Jesus blesses them and ascends to heaven
  • The apostles return to Jerusalem where they pick a replacement for Judas Iscariot
  • The story of Jesus physical life on earth ends while his influence continues through today

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE

THIS IS THE END OF SEASON 1

With this episode we have told the entire life of Jesus while he was on this earth. But, the story doesn’t end there. It goes on in the lives of the people who believe in and follow Him. Their stories are Jesus Stories that inspire and amaze. We’ll start telling those stories soon.

  • For Season 2, join me as we retell some of these familiar stories.
  • In Season 3, we’ll tell the stories of the people who have encountered Jesus and what change he effected upon their lives.

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EVENTS IN THIS EPISODE

  • Jesus dies
  • An earthquake occurs
  • Temple veil is ripped from top to bottom
  • Resurrection of godly people
  • Women watch from a distance while others leave the crucifixion
  • Joseph of Arimathea secures Jesus’ body and buries it in a tomb he owns
  • The tomb is sealed by the Romans
  • On Sunday, three women come to the tomb to find it empty. They tell the disciples
  • Peter and John confirm the empty tomb
  • Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
  • Guards are bribed to lie about the “disappearance” of Jesus’ body
  • Jesus appears to two followers walking to Emmaus
  • Jesus appears to the disciples hiding from the Jewish leaders
  • Jesus provides the Holy Spirit to his disciples

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Jesus is flogged – twice
  • Pilate turns Jesus over to his Roman garrison to be crucified
  • But, first, they have to have some fun with ridicule and bullying
  • Jesus is lead to the place of the skull for execution
  • Jesus is nailed to the cross
  • He is mocked and ridiculed while hanging there
  • Jesus commissions John to care for his mother
  • Jesus promises the only who stands up for him a place in paradise
  • The sky grows dark in the brightest part of the day
  • Jesus dies on the cross after six hours of suffering

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE:

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

Jesus teaches as he and his disciples walk to the Mount of Olives. In his teaching, he tells them:

  • Jesus tells his disciples to prepare for travel
  • He reminds them that it is important for them to remain connected to him
  • He reminds them of his new command
  • Obedience is the key to remaining in the love of Jesus
  • “I have chosen you.”
  • You’re in for some rough times because the world will hate you
  • Jesus reminds them that he will be going away
  • The disciples finally believe

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS PODCAST

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

Jesus comforts and teaches his disciples with the following emphasis:

  • Jesus began and ended with comfort for his disciples. “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust….” “I am leaving you with a gift – peace of mind and heart.” A gift which cannot come from the world.
  • Jesus is physically leaving them. But, he is not leaving them – or us – alone. In his place, he is asking the Father to send the Holy Spirit to guide, comfort, and inform them.
  • Your love for me is demonstrated by the way you keep my commandments.
  • My Father and I are one. I am in him, and he is in me
  • Your job is to believe and obey. Believe in the Father and in Jesus; we are one. Obey the commands to show your love for us.

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS PODCAST:

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Peter and John are sent into Jerusalem to prepare for the Passover
  • Jesus says, “I have been very eager to eat this Passover with you before my suffering begins
  • Jesus shares bread and wine, imparting new meaning to these emblems
  • “But here at this table, sitting among us as a friend, is the man who will betray me.”
  • Jesus makes promises regarding the Kingdom to his disciples
  • Jesus washes everyone’s feet
  • “I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you.”
  • The traitor is revealed
  • “The time has come for the Son of Man to enter into his glory…”
  • “Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.”
  • “Peter, let me tell you something. Before the rooster crows tomorrow morning, you will deny three times that you even know me.”

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE:

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.