The Epistles. 1 Thessalonians – Chapter 1

The Epistles. 1 Thessalonians – Chapter 1 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace and peace to you. We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. We remember before our God and Father your workContinue reading “The Epistles. 1 Thessalonians – Chapter 1”

Acts 22: 22 – 29 Paul the Roman citizen

Acts 22: 22 – 29 Paul the Roman citizen [‘Then the Lord said to me, “Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.” ’] The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, ‘Rid the earth of him! He’s not fit to live!’ As they wereContinue reading “Acts 22: 22 – 29 Paul the Roman citizen”

Acts 16: 16 – 24 Paul and Silas in prison – part 1

Acts 16: 16 – 24 Paul and Silas in prison – part 1 Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. She followed PaulContinue reading “Acts 16: 16 – 24 Paul and Silas in prison – part 1”

Acts 3: 1 – 16 Peter heals a lame beggar

Acts 3: 1 – 16 Peter heals a lame beggar One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer – at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every dayContinue reading “Acts 3: 1 – 16 Peter heals a lame beggar”

Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration

Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning. Two men, Moses andContinue reading “Luke 9: 28 – 36 The transfiguration”

Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman

Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him. Then a man named Jairus, a synagogue leader, came and fell at Jesus’ feet, pleading with him to come to his house because his only daughter,Continue reading “Luke 8: 40 – 56 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman”

John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified

John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, ‘Hail, king of the Jews!’ and theyContinue reading “John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified”