Acts 27: 27 – 44 The shipwreck

Acts 27: 27 – 44 The shipwreck On the fourteenth night we were still being driven across the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors sensed they were approaching land. They took soundings and found that the water was forty metres deep. A short time later they took soundings again and found it was thirtyContinue reading “Acts 27: 27 – 44 The shipwreck”

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 17: 11 – 19 Jesus heals ten men with leprosy

Luke 17: 11 – 19 Jesus heals ten men with leprosy Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus travelled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, ‘Jesus, Master, haveContinue reading “Luke 17: 11 – 19 Jesus heals ten men with leprosy”

Luke 12: 13 – 21 The parable of the rich fool

Luke 12: 13 – 21 The parable of the rich fool Someone in the crowd said to him, ‘Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.’ Jesus replied, ‘Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?’ Then he said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kindsContinue reading “Luke 12: 13 – 21 The parable of the rich fool”

Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman

Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so sheContinue reading “Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman”