Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman

Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he sawContinue reading “Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman”

Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law

Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, ‘HeContinue reading “Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law”

Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God – Part 2

Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God – Part 2 I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached was not of human origin. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. For you haveContinue reading “Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God – Part 2”

Acts 26: 12 – 18 Paul before Agrippa – Part 2

Acts 26: 12 – 18 Paul before Agrippa – Part 2 ‘On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests. About noon, King grippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and myContinue reading “Acts 26: 12 – 18 Paul before Agrippa – Part 2”

Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1

Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. After the reading from the law andContinue reading “Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1”

Luke 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned

Luke 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders, came up to him. ‘Tell us by what authority you are doing these things,’ theyContinue reading “Luke 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned”

Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight

Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. They told him, ‘Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.’ He called out, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy onContinue reading “Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight”

Luke 8: 22 – 25 Jesus calms the storm

Luke 8: 22 – 25 Jesus calms the storm One day Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Let us go over to the other side of the lake.’ So they got into a boat and set out. As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was beingContinue reading “Luke 8: 22 – 25 Jesus calms the storm”

Luke 4: 1 – 13 Jesus is tested in the wilderness

Luke 4: 1 – 13 Jesus is tested in the wilderness Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. TheContinue reading “Luke 4: 1 – 13 Jesus is tested in the wilderness”

John 1: 19 – 28

John 1: 19 – 28 St John wants to establish the credentials of John the Baptist as a witness, and to do this, he tells us a story. He writes that while John the Baptist was baptising people at Bethany, the religious leaders sent messengers to him. They wanted to know by what authority heContinue reading “John 1: 19 – 28”