Acts 12: 19 – 24 Herod’s death

Acts 12: 19 – 24 Herod’s death Then Herod went from Judea to Caesarea and stayed there. He had been quarrelling with the people of Tyre and Sidon; they now joined together and sought an audience with him. After securing the support of Blastus, a trusted personal servant of the king, they asked for peaceContinue reading “Acts 12: 19 – 24 Herod’s death”

Acts 10: 9 – 23 Peter’s vision

Acts 10: 9 – 23 Peter’s vision About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. He saw heaven opened andContinue reading “Acts 10: 9 – 23 Peter’s vision”

Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus

Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance. And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them. AContinue reading “Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus”

Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas

Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. He said: ‘A man of noble birth went to aContinue reading “Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas”

Luke 10: 38 – 42 At the home of Martha and Mary

Luke 10: 38 – 42 At the home of Martha and Mary As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But MarthaContinue reading “Luke 10: 38 – 42 At the home of Martha and Mary”

Luke 10: 25 – 37 The parable of the good Samaritan

Luke 10: 25 – 37 The parable of the good Samaritan On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he asked, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ ‘What is written in the Law?’ he replied. ‘How do you read it?’ He answered, ‘ “Love the Lord yourContinue reading “Luke 10: 25 – 37 The parable of the good Samaritan”

Luke 9: 37 – 43 Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy

Luke 9: 37 – 43 Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy The next day, when they came down from the mountain, a large crowd met him. A man in the crowd called out, ‘Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. A spirit seizes him and he suddenly screams;Continue reading “Luke 9: 37 – 43 Jesus heals a demon-possessed boy”

Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman

Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesus’ feet, pleading with him to come to his house because his only daughter,Continue reading “Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman”

Luke 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist

Luke 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist John’s disciples told him all about these things. Calling two of them, he sent them to the Lord to ask, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?’ When the men came to Jesus, they said, ‘ John theContinue reading “Luke 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist”

Luke 7: 11 – 17 Jesus raises a widow’s son

Luke 7: 11 – 17 Jesus raises a widow’s son Soon afterwards, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out – the only son of his mother, and she was a widow.Continue reading “Luke 7: 11 – 17 Jesus raises a widow’s son”