Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus

Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way. A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: ‘You know,Continue reading “Acts 19: 23 – 41 The riot in Ephesus”

Acts 17: 1 – 9 In Thessalonica

Acts 17: 1 – 9 In Thessalonica When Paul and his companions had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. As was his custom, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, explaining and proving that the MessiahContinue reading “Acts 17: 1 – 9 In Thessalonica”

John 5: 1 – 15 The healing at the pool

John 5: 1 – 15 The healing at the pool Before starting to look in detail at the story, let me explain that the NIV translation that I am using relegates verse 4 to a footnote, saying “Some manuscripts include here, wholly or in part, paralysed – and they waited for the moving of theContinue reading “John 5: 1 – 15 The healing at the pool”