WITH JESUS IN ISRAEL
PART 1 - TAKE UP YOUR CROSS
JAKE STIMPSON | ISRAEL | PAUL | STEPHEN | PERSECUTION | DENY YOURSELF | TAKE UP YOUR CROSS
Follow along in this series as Jake shares some of the things that impacted him the most about his recent trip to Israel.
Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Matthew 16:24) One of the most challenging and humbling aspects of Christianity is this demand to, on the one hand, be ready to face persecution with a smile and, on the other hand, to obey Jesus in all things. The early church understood this profoundly. What about us?