Let us continue to focus on the Upper Room. What preparation went on there? We consider that the Disciples were waiting for a physical Kingdom which would bring a revolution which would throw off the Roman Tyranny. When we consider that the Disciples were waiting for a King who would conquer by the sword. But this mode of thinking needed to be broken by unveiling the way of God, which had no bearing on their aspirations. Their aspirations of greatness and conquest were just about to be dashed to the ground in pieces. Through Calvary. What did He demonstrate? When … Continue reading The Upper Room: Part 1: Preparation
I was thinking this last sunday concerning the betrayals we sometimes suffer in this life. We sometimes see relationships and connections change when betrayals occur. I got to thinking of the betrayal that Jesus suffered, He was betrayed with a kiss. He was betrayed with denial, He was betrayed with those who fled and hid. He died with one disciple sticking it out to the very end. I go back in my thinking to the Upper Room, when the last preparation of the disciples was laid out. When we consider Jesus breaking leadership concepts with the washing of feet! Jesus, … Continue reading The Upper Room: preparing for power!