Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah

Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah Jesus and his disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked them, ‘Who do people say I am?’ They replied, ‘Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.’ ‘But whatContinue reading “Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah”

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara. We found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, went on board and set sail. After sighting CyprusContinue reading “Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem”

Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders

Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders We went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we were going to take Paul aboard. He had made this arrangement because he was going there on foot. When he met us at Assos, we took him aboard and went onContinue reading “Acts 20: 13 – 38 Paul’s farewell to the Ephesian elders”

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 1: 26 – 38 The birth of Jesus foretold

Luke 1: 26 – 38 The birth of Jesus foretold In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her andContinue reading “Luke 1: 26 – 38 The birth of Jesus foretold”