Reconnecting with Jesus
Hosted by Martin Elfert
The Gospels portray Jesus as a complex, complicated person with many aspects to his personality… each of these aspects showing us a part of God’s kingdom.
Look below at the aspects of Jesus revealed in scripture and spend some time this week considering which of them you feel most drawn to during this season.
[Jesus said] “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
Jesus who comforts
When Jesus heard this, he said to [rich young man], “There is still one thing lacking. Sell all that you own and distribute the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.”
Jesus who challenges
Jesus began to weep.
Jesus who mourns
[Jesus said] “the Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’”
Jesus who celebrates
And [Jesus] went throughout Galilee, proclaiming the message in their synagogues and casting out demons.
Jesus who casts out demons
Immediately her hemorrhage stopped; and she felt in her body that she was healed of her disease.
Jesus who heals
When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.”
Jesus who forgives
And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.’
Jesus whom we meet in neighbor