The Last Teachings of Christ

February 16, 2018 – March 16, 2018

The Last Teachings of Christ

During the week prior to his crucifixion, Jesus Christ spent his time teaching in the temple, engaging questions from his disciples and religious teachers, and providing important guidance for the future. In this Groundwork series we'll examine the final lessons and admonitions Jesus Christ imparted to his followers before his death to gain valuable insight about how God wants our faith to guide our thoughts and our actions and how God wants us to engage in the world.

Episodes in this Series

The Last Teachings of ChristFebruary 16 , 2018

Jesus Cleanses the Temple Courts

Shortly after Jesus arrives in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, he visits the Temple. The reality he encounters incites his anger. What he does next astonishes and infuriates the religious authorities, teaches fundamental truths about himself, and profoundly impacts how we live our faith and regard our churches today.

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The Last Teachings of ChristFebruary 23 , 2018

Jesus Curses a Fig Tree

In the final days leading to his crucifixion, Jesus curses a fig tree to teach us a powerful lesson about a life of faith and prayer.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 2 , 2018

Parable of the Tenants

Will you acknowledge and accept the Son of God? Are you willing to hear what God has to say? As Jesus Christ approaches his arrest and crucifixion, he offers a foreboding warning about the cost of rejecting him and turning from God.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 9 , 2018

Jesus Answers "Gotcha" Questions

As Jesus' popularity increased, religious authorities focused their efforts on discrediting him. Discover the wisdom and truth we gain as Jesus evaded their traps.

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The Last Teachings of ChristMarch 16 , 2018

The Widow's Offering

Jesus taught his disciples about generosity, sacrifice, and the heart of giving when they observe a widow put her small offering in the Temple offering box. But is Jesus calling us to even more than generous giving with his teaching?

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