Acts 10: 1 – 8 Cornelius calls for Peter

Acts 10: 1 – 8 Cornelius calls for Peter At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. One day at about three in theContinue reading “Acts 10: 1 – 8 Cornelius calls for Peter”

Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering

Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. ‘Truly I tell you,’ he said, ‘this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All theseContinue reading “Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering”

Luke 16: 1 – 15 The parable of the shrewd manager

Luke 16: 1 – 15 The parable of the shrewd manager Jesus told his disciples: ‘There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. So he called him in and asked him, “What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your management, because you cannot be manager anyContinue reading “Luke 16: 1 – 15 The parable of the shrewd manager”

Luke 12: 22 – 34 Do not worry

Luke 12: 22 – 34 Do not worry Then Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. Consider the ravens: they do not sowContinue reading “Luke 12: 22 – 34 Do not worry”

Luke 6: 37 – 42 Judging others

Luke 6: 37 – 42 Judging others ‘Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap.Continue reading “Luke 6: 37 – 42 Judging others”

Luke 3: 1 – 19 John the Baptist prepares the way

Luke 3: 1 – 19 John the Baptist prepares the way In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberias Caesar – when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene – during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, theContinue reading “Luke 3: 1 – 19 John the Baptist prepares the way”