Acts 9: 1 – 19 Saul’s conversion

Acts 9: 1 – 19 Saul’s conversion Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take themContinue reading “Acts 9: 1 – 19 Saul’s conversion”

Acts 5: 12 – 21 The apostles heal many

Acts 5: 12 – 21 The apostles heal many The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet in Solomon’s Colonnade. No one else dared to join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in theContinue reading “Acts 5: 12 – 21 The apostles heal many”

Acts 4: 1 – 22 Peter and John before the Sanhedrin

Acts 4: 1 – 22 Peter and John before the Sanhedrin The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead.Continue reading “Acts 4: 1 – 22 Peter and John before the Sanhedrin”

Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2

Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2 ‘Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate planContinue reading “Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2”

Acts 2: 1 – 13 The Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost

Acts 2: 1 – 13 The Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw what seemed to be tongues of fireContinue reading “Acts 2: 1 – 13 The Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost”

Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod

Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod The men who were guarding Jesus began mocking and beating him. They blindfolded him and demanded, ‘Prophesy! Who hit you?’ And they said many other insulting things to him. At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, bothContinue reading “Luke 22: 63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus & Jesus before Pilate and Herod”

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 9: 10 – 17 Jesus feeds the five thousand

Luke 9: 10 – 17 Jesus feeds the five thousand When the apostles returned, they reported to Jesus what they had done. Then he took them with him and they withdrew by themselves to a town called Bethsaida, but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them aboutContinue reading “Luke 9: 10 – 17 Jesus feeds the five thousand”

Luke 8: 26 – 39 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man

Luke 8: 26 – 39 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or lived in a house, butContinue reading “Luke 8: 26 – 39 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man”

Luke 5: 17 – 26 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man

Luke 5: 17 – 26 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man One day Jesus was teaching, and Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there. They had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal those who were ill.Continue reading “Luke 5: 17 – 26 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man”