Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers

Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They soldContinue reading “Acts 2: 42 – 47 The fellowship of the believers”

Luke 24: 50 – 53 The ascension of Jesus

Luke 24: 50 – 53 The ascension of Jesus When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them. While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven. Then they worshipped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy. And theyContinue reading “Luke 24: 50 – 53 The ascension of Jesus”

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 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple

Luke 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. ‘It is written,’ he said to them, ‘ “My house will be a house of prayer”; but you have made it “a den of robbers”. Every day he was teaching atContinue reading “Luke 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple”

Luke 15: 1 – 10 The parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin

Luke 15: 1 – 10 The parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering round to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, ‘This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them.’ Then Jesus told them this parable: ‘Suppose one ofContinue reading “Luke 15: 1 – 10 The parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin”

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”

Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit

Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit “When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.”Continue reading “Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit”

Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration

Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. Two men, Moses andContinue reading “Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration”

John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified

John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified After Jesus said this, he looked towards heaven and prayed: ‘Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you. For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.Continue reading “John 17: 1 – 5 Jesus prays to be glorified”