Acts chapters 1 – 5

Over the last few months I have been studying the Acts of the Apostles. I thought it might be helpful if I were to pick out the most important things I learned from each day’s study. To make it less daunting, I’m going to do this over the course of the next week. Over theContinue reading “Acts chapters 1 – 5”

The resurrection of Jesus – part 4 – The guard on the tomb

The resurrection of Jesus – part 4 – The guard on the tomb There is one detail of the resurrection story that we find only in St Matthew’s gospel, and that is the posting of a guard on the tomb. This is how it reads in the NIV translation. Matthew 27: 62 – 66 TheContinue reading “The resurrection of Jesus – part 4 – The guard on the tomb”

The resurrection of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus The resurrection of Jesus is the absolute keystone of my faith. If the resurrection didn’t happen, I would have great difficulty in believing. I want to experience being close to Jesus. When I prayed for this, it seemed to me that I received the answer, “You need to spend time withContinue reading “The resurrection of Jesus”

Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod

Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod The men who were guarding Jesus began mocking and beating him. They blindfolded him and demanded, ‘Prophesy! Who hit you?’ And they said many other insulting things to him. At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, bothContinue reading “Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod”