Jesus is the Messiah that God's people in the Old Testament have been waiting for. In Jesus' ministry, he invites disciples to follow him that they might see the God's kingdom come on earth and they would open up the kingdom of heaven by making disciples of all nations.
It is so easy after a hard day of work to avoid, ignore, or simply relax. We too often give our best to everyone we encounter each day, leaving the leftovers to God and our families. What if our entry into home was consumed with a passion for loving and sharing our whole selves with those that are of most importance to us. We have the opportunity to reconsider and reemphasize our relationship with God and our family as of first importance.
A disciple’s life is a daily decision to follow Jesus. Our past choices got us to where we’ve been (our system was set up to get what it got). We can set up our lives in a way that we choose to listen to God each day.
Understanding the Biblical connection of recreation and Re-creation can give you a new approach to life. Reordering your schedule can make life flow more naturally and normally while reducing life's stresses
From shouts of hope - Hosanna Hosanna Jesus Save Us- just a few short days later, the crowd is now shouting -- Crucify Him Crucify Him. The disciples likely didn't comprehend the weight of this Passover meal and festivities or the betrayal to come.