Week 5: I Will Remember What Jesus Did for Me Every Day

The Road to Emmaus   “When He was at the table with them, He took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. Then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him.” – Luke 24:30-31a   Read: Luke 24:13-49   You know that feeling when you see someone who you are sure […]

Week 4: When I Doubt, I Can Remember Jesus

Jesus Appears to Thomas   “Then He said to Thomas, ‘Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” – John 20:27   Read: John 20:24-31   If you’ve ever driven behind a car with a Missouri license plate, you might have noticed the […]

Week 3: I Can Believe because Jesus is Alive

Jesus’ Sacrifice   “And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, He gave up his spirit. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.” Matthew 27:50-51a   Read: Matthew 27:32-56, Mark 15:21-41, Luke 23:26-43, John 19   Having access to someone or something important can […]

Week 2: I will celebrate Jesus as my good King

The Triumphal Entry   “The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!’” – Matthew 21:9   Read: Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:12-19   Who doesn’t love a […]

Week 1: I Can Prepare for Easter

Week 1: I can prepare for Easter Jesus is Anointed at Bethany   “Aware of this, Jesus said to them, ‘Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me. The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.’” Matthew 26:10-11   Read: Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:3-9 […]

Week 6: I can choose the door of sharing Jesus

Philip and the Ethiopian | I can choose the door of sharing Jesus  “So beginning with this same Scripture, Philip told him the Good News about Jesus.” – Acts 8:35 Acts 8:26-40 We often wonder what plans God has for our future – where we will live, what job we will have, what friends we will […]

Week 5: I can choose the door of wisdom

The Temptation of Jesus | I can choose the door of wisdom “’Get out of here, Satan,’ Jesus told him. ‘For the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the Lord your God and serve only him.’” – Matthew 4:10 Luke 4:1-13, Matthew 4:1-11 There is so much noise in our lives today. Television shows are feeding us thoughts and bad ideas, […]

Week 4: I can choose the door of joy

Paul and Silas in Prison | I can choose the door of joy  “Around midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening.” – Acts 16:2   Acts 16:16-40 The world is made up of optimists and pessimists – people who see the glass half-full and those who […]

Week 3: I can choose the door of salvation

Jesus and Zacchaeus | I can choose the door of salvation  “Jesus responded, ‘Salvation has come to this home today, for this man has shown himself to be a true son of Abraham.  For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.’” – Luke 19:9-10 Luke 19:1-10 Has someone ever called you a […]

Week 2: I can choose the door of faith

Peter Walks on Water | I can choose the door of faith “Then Peter called to him, ‘Lord, if it’s really you, tell me to come to you, walking on the water.’ ‘Yes, come,’ Jesus said. So Peter went over the side of the boat and walked on the water toward Jesus.” (Matthew 14:28-29) Matthew 14:22-33 […]