Mark 7: 24 – 30 Jesus honours a Syro-Phoenician woman’s faith

Mark 7: 24 – 30 Jesus honours a Syro-Phoenician woman’s faith Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret. In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose littleContinue reading “Mark 7: 24 – 30 Jesus honours a Syro-Phoenician woman’s faith”

Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour

Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour Jesus left there and went to his home town, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. ‘Where did this man get these things?’ they asked. ‘What’s this wisdom that has beenContinue reading “Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour”

Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage

Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question. ‘Teacher,’ they said, ‘Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man must marry the widow and raise up offspringContinue reading “Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage”

Luke 12: 49 – 53 Not peace but division

Luke 12: 49 – 53 Not peace but division ‘I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, IContinue reading “Luke 12: 49 – 53 Not peace but division”

Luke 8: 19 – 21 Jesus’ mother and brothers

Luke 8: 19 – 21 Jesus’ mother and brothers Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd. Someone told him, ‘Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.’ He replied, ‘My mother and brothers are those who hearContinue reading “Luke 8: 19 – 21 Jesus’ mother and brothers”