Luke 13: 10 – 17 Jesus heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath

Luke 13: 10 – 17 Jesus heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. When Jesus saw her, heContinue reading “Luke 13: 10 – 17 Jesus heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath”

John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is

John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is Two things struck me as I read this passage. The first was that, once again, Jesus makes a very clear distinction between himself and God the Father. The other was that when Jesus spoke publicly, people responded in one of two ways: those who wereContinue reading “John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is”

John 4: 1- 26 Jesus talks with a Samaritan woman

John 4: 1 – 26 Jesus talks with a Samaritan woman Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptising more disciples than John – although in fact it was not Jesus who baptised, but his disciples. So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. Now heContinue reading “John 4: 1- 26 Jesus talks with a Samaritan woman”