Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God

Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached was not of human origin. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. For you have heard of myContinue reading “Galatians 1: 11 – 24 Paul called by God”

Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria

Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria [The next day Paul and Barnabas left for Derbe} They preached the gospel in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. ‘WeContinue reading “Acts 14: 21 – 28 The return to Antioch in Syria”

Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe

Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe In Lystra there sat a man who was lame. He had been that way from birth and had never walked. He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed and called out, ‘Stand upContinue reading “Acts 14: 8 – 20 In Lystra and Derbe”

Acts 12: 25, 13: 1 – 3 Barnabas and Saul sent off

Acts 12: 25, 13: 1 – 3 Barnabas and Saul sent off When Barnabas and Saul had finished their mission, they returned from Jerusalem, taking with them John, also called Mark. Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought upContinue reading “Acts 12: 25, 13: 1 – 3 Barnabas and Saul sent off”

Luke 10: 1 – 24 Jesus sends out the seventy-two

Luke 10: 1 – 24 Jesus sends out the seventy-two After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest,Continue reading “Luke 10: 1 – 24 Jesus sends out the seventy-two”

Luke 9: 1 – 9 Jesus sends out the Twelve

Luke 9: 1 – 9 Jesus sends out the Twelve When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal those who were ill. He told them: ‘Take nothingContinue reading “Luke 9: 1 – 9 Jesus sends out the Twelve”