Day 5: Peter is Restored Today’s story is pretty short, as well as the context. CONTEXT Last week Peter denied Jesus three times. There is no additional historical context I can give this time except what is missing from the story between last week and this week. After Jesus had been taken away to… Continue reading TBT: The Restoration of Peter
Today our mission team is finishing up our last day of Sports Vacation Bible School, so please be in prayer as we say our goodbyes and travel home tomorrow. Day Four: The Betrayal of Jesus – John 18:1-27 THE CONTEXT: This week’s story starts with the betrayal of Jesus and goes into Peter’s… Continue reading TBT: The Temple Police & Betrayal of Jesus
This Saturday, our church mission team will head to Wisconsin for a week of Sport Vaction Bible School. Pray for use as we reach out and try to light up the world. Below is Day 3 of my preparation for the prayer journals. This week I am going to reverse the order on you. First,… Continue reading TBT: Light Up the World – Phillipians 2
Here is the research and story for Day 2 of or mission trip prayer journal: Day 2: Jesus and Peter Walk on Water – Matthew 14:22-33 THE CONTEXT The Sea of Galilee… or is it? The Sea of Galilee is known by many names, but the two most important to Biblical studies is Lake Gennesaret… Continue reading TBT: Sea of Galilee
Most of us today think of fishing as a relaxing venture with a pole or two in the water, a hat pulled down over your eyes, and a dozing kind of day.
However, the life of a Biblical fisherman was anything but leisurely.