Jesus’ First Words: Matthew 5

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Jesus’ First and Last Words I thought I’d do a short series on Jesus’ first words in the four Gospels (his first in sermon form where there is such a thing). I started looking at the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) one morning about a week ago, […]

Jesus’ First Words: Luke 4

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Jesus’ First and Last Words It’s not clear what the people of Nazareth thought of Jesus as he was growing up, but when he came back to deliver a message in the synagogue, he came back with one reputation, and when he left, it was […]

Jesus’ First Words: John

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Jesus’ First and Last Words Jesus turned and saw them following and said to them, “What are you seeking?” And they said to him, “Rabbi” (which means Teacher), “where are you staying?” He said to them, “Come and you will see.” So they came and […]