Ep 03 Who are the Pharisees and Sadducees – Come Follow Me
Come Follow Me for Families – Episode 3 January 30 “Who are the Pharisees and Sadducees” The Pharisees were members of a Jewish religious party who prided themselves on strict observance of Mosaic law. They tended to reduce religion to the observance of many ceremonial behaviors. The Sadducees were a wealthy Jewish class with significant religious and political influence. They did not believe in the doctrine of resurrection. Both groups had strayed from the original intent of God’s laws, and many of their members refused to accept the message of God’s prophet, John the Baptist.
Ep 02 Repentance is a mighty change of mind and heart – Come Follow Me
Come Follow Me for Families – Episode 2 January 29 “Repentance is a mighty change of mind and heart” The mission of John the Baptist was to prepare the hearts of the people to receive the Savior and become more like Him. How did he do it? He proclaimed, “Repent ye” (Matthew 3:2). He used images such as fruit and wheat to emphasize the importance of repenting in order to receive Christ (see Luke 3:9, 17).
Ep 01 Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord – Come Follow Me
Come Follow Me for Families – Episode 1 January 28 Jesus Christ and His gospel can change you. Luke quoted an ancient prophecy of Isaiah that described John the Baptist’s mission and the effect that the Savior’s coming would have: “Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth” (Luke 3:5; see also Isaiah 40:4). This is a message for all of us, including those who think they cannot change or do not need to change. If something as permanent...