The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 7: Judas

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 7: Judas “When it was evening, he reclined at table with the twelve.” (Matthew 26:20, ESV) Have you ever had someone ask what you would want for your last meal on earth? I would love for it to be New York strip steak, Bojangles fries, my mom’s macaroni & cheese, chorizo tacos, a mango, Mountain Dew, vanilla cake with vanilla ice cream, all to…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 6: Lazarus

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 6: Lazarus “So the sisters sent to him, saying, ‘Lord, he whom you love is ill.’ But when Jesus heard it he said, ‘This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.’” (John 11:3-4, ESV) Sometimes, there are circumstances in life during which we are being used to…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 5: Zacchaeus

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 5: Zacchaeus  “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:10, ESV) There are a few occasions in life when you are at the right place at the right time. I remember a coworker of mine really wanted to meet Carolina Panthers’ star linebacker, Luke Kuechly. I had gone to their practice sessions a few times during my year…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 4: James

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 4: James “So his brothers said to him, ‘Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing. For no one works in secret if he seeks to be known openly. If you do these things, show yourself to the world.’ For not even his brothers believed in him.” (John 7:3-5, ESV)  “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 3: Peter

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 3: Peter “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” (Matthew 16:18-19, ESV) Have you ever been in a situation where a guarantee…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 2: John

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 2: John “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 1: John the Baptist

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 1: John the Baptist “In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, ‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.”’” (Matthew 3:1-2, ESV) I can hear it now—crowds pouring into…

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