Contributed by Youth Sermons on Oct 5, 2023
Jesus came so that we could have a really good life. But to have that good life, we have to listen to Jesus and do what he says. When we obey Jesus no matter what happens, we will face hard times and suffering, but we will also experience God’s presence and provision.
Jesus told his friends that he was going to suffer, be killed, and then rise again. They didn't get it because they thought the Messiah was supposed to be invincible. But Jesus was showing them that suffering and death were part of God’s plan. Imagine if you had a piece of coal. It's black, dirty,