1 Thessalonians 2: 17 – 20, 3: 1 – 5 Paul’s longing to see the Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians 2: 17 – 20, 3: 1 – 5 Paul’s longing to see the Thessalonians But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you. For we wanted to comeContinue reading “1 Thessalonians 2: 17 – 20, 3: 1 – 5 Paul’s longing to see the Thessalonians”

Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe

Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and had never walked. He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed and called out, ‘Stand upContinue reading “Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe”

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”