Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 48

Well, that was Easter. Jesus has Risen. Now what? Where do we go from here? Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24:45-48; Acts 1:1-11; John 14:15-27; 15:26-27 The question we need to ask ourselves is: Are we just standing around looking at the empty tomb, or the fact that Jesus ascended? Or, are we actively pursuing the great…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 47

It’s Resurrection Day! This is the day we live for as Christians! And, this account of the resurrection is stunning. It’s probably the one story in the Bible, where, if I could travel back in time, I would want to be a part of this story. Read along and celebrate the fact that Our God…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 45

Good Friday: These readings are broken up throughout the course of the day. Please find some time through the day today to meditate on each part of the events of Good Friday. We have put together a Spotify Playlist to help you think about the significance of this day. You can find it here: https://open.spotify.com/user/1257477/playlist/4OwXr9Afip0hzMcq7s4g7E…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 44

During each day of this week, we invite you to read the story of what took place on this day of the week. During each day, note the response of the crowds and religious leaders toward Jesus. Pay special attention to what happens to Jesus each day. Spend some time thinking and soaking in the…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 43

During each day of this week, we invite you to read the story of what took place on this day of the week. During each day, note the response of the crowds and religious leaders toward Jesus. Pay special attention to what happens to Jesus each day. Spend some time thinking and soaking in the…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 42

During each day of this week, we invite you to read the story of what took place on this day of the week. During each day, note the response of the crowds and religious leaders toward Jesus. Pay special attention to what happens to Jesus each day. Spend some time thinking and soaking in the…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 41

During each day of this week, we invite you to read the story of what took place on this day of the week. During each day, note the response of the crowds and religious leaders toward Jesus. Pay special attention to what happens to Jesus each day. Spend some time thinking and soaking in the…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 40

During each day of this week, we invite you to read the story of what took place on this day of the week. During each day, note the response of the crowds and religious leaders toward Jesus. Pay special attention to what happens to Jesus each day. Spend some time thinking and soaking in the…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 39

Jesus Anointed At Bethany John 12:1-11 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 38

The Good Shepherd John 10:1-15 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 37

The Vine and the Branches John 15:1-17 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 36

Jesus, The Bread of Life John 6:25-69 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 35

The Healing at the Pool John 5:1-14 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 34

The Parable of the Sower (Click here to download the free pdf ebook “Preparing the Soil” Based on this passage) Mark 4:1-20 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 33

The Death & Resurrection of Lazarus John 11:1-44 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story? Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 32

The Rich and the Kingdom of God Mark 10:17-27 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 31

Blind Beggar Receives His Sight/Zaccheus Luke 18:35-19:10 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 30

Little Children & Jesus Mark 10:13-16 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 29

Drop The Rock John 8:1-11 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 28

The Transfiguration Luke 9:28-36 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 27

Jesus Walks On Water Matthew 14:22-32 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 26

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand John 6:1-14 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 25

SOTM: The Wise and Foolish Builders 7:24-29 Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 24

SOTM: True & False Prophets/True & False Disciples 7:15-23; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 23

SOTM: Ask, Seek, Knock/The Narrow and Wide Gates 7:7-14; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 22

SOTM: Judging Others 7:1-6; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 21

SOTM: Treasures in Heaven/Do Not Worry 6:19-34; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 20

SOTM: Fasting 6:16-18; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 19

SOTM: Prayer 6:5-15; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 18

SOTM: Giving to the Needy 6:1-4; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 17

SOTM: Eye for an Eye/Love Your Enemies 5:38-48; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 16

SOTM/Oaths 5:33-37; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your life today?)…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 15

SOTM/Adultery & Divorce 5:27-32; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 14

SOTM/Murder Matthew 5:21-26; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 13

SOTM/The Fulfillment of the Law 5:17-20; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 12

SOTM/Salt & Light 5:13-16; Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can you apply the truth you read today to your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 11

Sermon on the Mount/Beatitudes Matthew 5:1-12; Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 10

Jesus Calms The Storm Mark 4:35-41 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 9

Jesus Heals And Forgives A Paralyzed Man Mark 2:1-12 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 8

Jesus Calls His First Disciples Luke 5:1-11 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 7

Jesus Not Accepted In His Hometown Luke 4:14-30 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story? Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 6

Jesus With the Woman at the Well John 4:4-42 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 5

Jesus teaches Nicodemus John 3:1-21 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today? (How can…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 4

Jesus Changes Water Into Wine John 2:1-11 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story? Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life today?…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 3

John the Baptist’s Testimony regarding Jesus John 1:15-34 Observe: What did John do in this story?  Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in John’s actions that could be applied to your life today? Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways do you need to submit to His will for your life…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 2

March 2 Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness Read Matthew 4:1-11 Observe: What did Jesus do in this story?  What was Jesus’ source for responding Satan’s temptations? Apply: What principle/truth do you see modeled in Jesus’ actions that could be applied to your life today?  Pray: What can you praise/thank God for today? What ways…

Journey Through The Empty Tomb, Day 1

Today, we are starting a journey as a church. In 45 days (11 hours and 30 Minutes), it will be Easter Sunday. And on that day we will celebrate, as one big family, the empty tomb. However, there is so much that happened before that epic event that we need to know as well. So,…