WHAT HAPPENS IN THIS EPISODE?

Jesus begins collecting followers in this Jesus Stories episode. We meet his first followers and see an early miracle. Jesus also travels to the first Passover and has his first confrontation in the Temple with the religious leaders of Israel.

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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

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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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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:

  • 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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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.

THE SHORT STORY SHOW NOTES

  • Jesus: “What does everyone say about me?”
  • Jesus: “Who do you think that I am?”
  • Peter jumps in with a confession and Jesus responds with an important and controversial reply.
  • The apostles are given access and authority.
  • Jesus shares his future sufferings with his followers. But, Peter reprimands him.
  • Jesus responds by telling everyone that following Jesus is costly; it may even cost your life.
  • Jesus is transfigured in front of Peter, James, and John. Jehovah God affirms his identity.
  • Jesus casts out a demon which his apostles cannot cast out.
  • The disciples argue among themselves about who is the greatest. Jesus teaches about humility.
  • The disciples ask about someone throwing out demons in Jesus’ name who is not a part of the group.
  • Jesus teaches on conflict resolution.

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