Mark 11: 12 – 26 Jesus curses a fig-tree and clears the temple courts

Mark 11: 12 – 26 Jesus curses a fig-tree and clears the temple courts The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig-tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it wasContinue reading “Mark 11: 12 – 26 Jesus curses a fig-tree and clears the temple courts”

Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king

Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there,Continue reading “Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king”

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 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king

Luke 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, andContinue reading “Luke 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king”

John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews

John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him. This was to fulfil the word of Isaiah the prophet: ‘Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord beenContinue reading “John 12: 37 – 50 Belief and unbelief among the Jews”

John 12: 12 – 19 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king

John 12:12 – 19 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna!’ ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!’ ‘BlessedContinue reading “John 12: 12 – 19 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king”