Accompanying Jesus

Accompanying Jesus

Christ’s disciples included some women, among them Mary Magdalene—who was the first to announce Jesus’ Resurrection to the Apostles. She would also be the first person to whom the resurrected Jesus appears. For these reasons, she is referred to as the Apostle to the Apostles.

Jesus healed Mary Magdalene from seven demons (Luke 8:2). I don’t know anyone who doesn’t wrestle with demons in their life. And, there are some, I believe, that only Jesus can remove. Mary Magdalene, once healed, became a fervent disciple of Jesus, staying close, knowing He was all she needed. Mary Magdalene possessed a faith strong enough to afford her the courage to stand at the foot of the cross during Jesus’ crucifixion.

4 Practical Ways to Stay Connected to Jesus

4 Practical Ways to Stay Connected to Jesus

1. Build a Daily Practice of Prayer (even if it means praying in the bathroom) Prayer is simply a conversation with Jesus. Of course, formal times of prayer are spiritually beneficial; however, daily life can sometimes make them impossible. While a simple chat with...
My Plan for Entering Heaven

My Plan for Entering Heaven

I am a planner. I love a good plan. My spiritual well-being deserves the best strategy, especially the final perseverance of my soul. So, here’s my idea, I want a squad of saints meeting me at the pearly gates. In addition to the “big guns,” which I...