Now when He had spoken these things, while they watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as He went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel, who also said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will so come in like manner as you saw Him go into heaven.” Continue reading
But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Continue reading
So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?”
He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.” Continue reading
And Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” Continue reading
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. Continue reading
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”
This is one of the most profound scriptures in the Bible.
In it, Jesus claims three specific things about Himself.
He is the way. Not a way. Not some way. But the way. It is Him or nothing.
He is the truth. Not a truth. Not a half-truth. Not a lie. Since He is the truth and so His words are true. While many others can speak true words, Jesus gives eternal truth.
He is the life. Not a life. Not some life. The life He lived He lived for you so you may have eternal life.
Early on in His ministry, Jesus introduced the concept of God as the Father and the Father as God.
Jesus says you cannot get to God except through Him.
Disregard this scripture and you will not gain eternal life.
Jesus is not the way just for a Christian but for everyone – for the Jew first and also the Gentile.
He is the way for you!
“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.” Continue reading