Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce

Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them. Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?’Continue reading “Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce”

Mark 8: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod

Mark 8: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod The disciples had forgotten to bring bread, except for one loaf they had with them in the boat. ‘Be careful,’ Jesus warned them. ‘Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.’ They discussed this with one another and said,Continue reading “Mark 8: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod”

1 Thessalonians 4: 1 – 12 Living to please God

1 Thessalonians 4: 1 – 12 Living to please God As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. For you know whatContinue reading “1 Thessalonians 4: 1 – 12 Living to please God”

Luke 23: 1 – 12 “Are you the king of the Jews?”

Luke 23: 1 – 12 Jesus before Pilate and Herod – continued Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. And they began to accuse him, saying, ‘We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar and claims to be Messiah, a king.’ So Pilate askedContinue reading “Luke 23: 1 – 12 “Are you the king of the Jews?””

Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law

Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law Then Jesus said to them, ‘Why is it said that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself declares in the Book of Psalms: ‘ “The Lord said to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right handContinue reading “Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law”

Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times

Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times He said to the crowd: ‘When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, “It’s going to rain,” and it does. And when the south wind blows, you say, “It’s going to be hot,” and it is. Hypocrites! You know how to interpret theContinue reading “Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times”

Luke 12: 1 – 12 Warnings and encouragements

Luke 12: 1 – 12 Warnings and encouragements [When Jesus went outside, the Pharisees and the teachers of the law began to oppose him fiercely and to besiege him with questions, waiting to catch him in something he might say. Luke 11: 53 – 54 ] Meanwhile, when a crowd of many thousands had gathered,Continue reading “Luke 12: 1 – 12 Warnings and encouragements”