Digging Deeper: Jesus & His Ministry of Intentionality

Intentionality is the key that unlocks growth and transformation in both our personal and professional lives. As Christian leaders, it is essential that we embody intentionality in all that we do if we strive to see exponential success and make a positive impact on the world around us. Where should we turn for wisdom? You guessed it. Jesus was the expert at intentionality, so let’s strive to learn from Him this month. Let’s explore 10 examples from the life of Christ.

As you read each passage, please try to imagine the story, sense the moment, and put yourself in the shoes of the witnesses. Then ask yourself the following questions:

As you read the following passages in your devotional time, ask yourself these questions: 

  • How did Jesus show intentionality in His exchanges with people? 
  • How did Jesus reveal His spiritual intentionality in each story? 
  • How can I mirror this type of intentionality in my professional life? 
  • How can I mirror this type of intentionality in my spiritual life? 
PASSAGEPASSAGE
Calming the Storm
Mark 4:35-41
Calling the Disciples
Matthew 4:18-22, Mark 1:16-20
Raising Lazarus
John 11:1-44
Wedding at Cana
John 2:1-11
Cleansing the Temple
John 2:13-17
Nicodemus
John 3:1-21 
The Last Supper
Luke 22:14-20
The Samaritan Woman at the Well
John 4:1-26
Jesus’ Prayer in Gethsemane
Matthew 26:36-46
Healing the Paralytic
Mark 2:1-12

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