Jesus has a few choice words to say about what you should do when other people cause bad things to happen to you. His way of handling these situations is sometimes called “the Matthew 18 approach,” because that’s where he tells his followers what to do. Friends, relatives, neighbors, and even enemies can hurt us … Continue reading Anybody Done You Wrong Lately?
Jesus said to his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Matthew (16:24), Mark (8:34), and Luke (9:23) all agree that Jesus told his followers that they must deny themselves. Mark and Luke include the whole crowd as well as the disciples … Continue reading What Did Jesus Mean about Self-Denial?