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.

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.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Jesus is taken to be questioned by Annas
  • Annas sends Jesus to Caiaphas for trial
  • The Sanhedrin question Jesus under oath, requiring Jesus admit that he is the Messiah
  • The Sanhedrin consider Jesus guilty of blasphemy
  • Judas regrets his actions and gives back his money
  • Judas hangs himself
  • Jesus is brought before Pilate for trial
  • Pilate and Jesus converse about the nature of kingdoms and truth
  • Pilate sends Jesus to Herod who sends him back to Pilate with a not guilty verdict
  • Pilate seeks to release Jesus, but the crowd is out for blood
  • The crowd demands the release of Barabbas for the Passover celebration
  • The crowd shouts down Pilate demanding that Jesus be crucified

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Jesus prays for himself, his disciples, and those who will come after them in Jesus’ name
  • He takes Peter, James, and John to pray for deliverance from the wrath that he is about to experience
  • Soldiers and Temple guards arrive to arrest Jesus
  • Jesus’ disciples try to fight back over Jesus’ objections
  • Jesus is bound and taken away
  • His disciples run away

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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:

  • 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.”

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE?

  • Jesus tells three stories regarding watching and readiness
  • Jesus describes the time of judgment – did we serve the “least”?
  • The leading priests and elders plot to kill Jesus
  • Judas Iscariot plots to betray Jesus
  • Some people believe; some don’t; some believe but are afraid to speak up
  • Jesus makes his final public appeal

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS PODCAST

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE

  • The disciples comment on the grandeur of the Temple and it’s construction
  • Jesus responds by saying that it’s nothing; in fact, it will be totally destroyed
  • The disciples ask when this will happen
  • Jesus begins a discourse full of warnings – warnings of bad things about to occur for the city of Jerusalem
  • Jesus reminds his disciples that they must stand – persevere when things are tough
  • Jesus shares prophecy of the times of the coming of the Son of Man
  • Then, he cautions his disciples to be prepared.

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE:

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The Sadducees come to Jesus with a question with a question about marriage in Heaven
  • A Teacher asks, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”
  • Jesus asks the Pharisees,What do you think about the Messiah?”
  • Jesus castigates the Pharisees for their hypocrisy
  • Jesus grieves over Jerusalem
  • We hear the lesson of the widow’s offering of two pennies

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS EPISODE:

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WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS PODCAST EPISODE?

  • Jesus curses an unproductive fig tree
  • He cleans up the Temple – again
  • Religious leaders are looking for a way to kill Jesus but can’t formulate a plan
  • Jesus reminds his followers that he will have to die
  • Jehovah God verifies Jesus ministry
  • The disciples are stunned by a dead fig tree
  • Jesus tells them to believe and pray in their belief
  • Jesus is challenged to prove his authority for his ministry
  • Jesus tells the parable of the disobedient sons
  • Jesus tells a parable of the vineyard keeper and his murderous farmhands
  • Jesus tells a parable of a wedding banquet no one wants to attend
  • Jesus is challenged about paying taxes

SCRIPTURES USED IN THIS PODCAST

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