After an unforgettable three years, the charismatic teacher who called you and your brother James to follow him says, Right, lets go to Jerusalem. Its thrilling to be setting out on the next stage of the adventure. But life in the company of Jesus is not for the faint-hearted. Certainly theres fun, as lark about with the other young disciples. But its pretty edgy too, not knowing who is going to turn up next and what might be expected of you. And as the days pass by, the huge demands on Jesus as he heals and teaches invoke both a strange tenderness, and a growing dread of why exactly you are journeying to the holy city . . . Looking through the eyes of the disciple John, The Journey follows Lukes chronology from Luke 9.51, as Jesus set his face to go to Jerusalem. Absorbing, exuberant and affective, it offers daily (weekday) readings for Lent, from Ash Wednesday to Good Friday, with a poem for each Saturday. It is suitable to use individually or in groups.
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