Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death

Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. He spoke plainly aboutContinue reading “Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death”

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem

Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Kos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to Patara. We found a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, went on board and set sail. After sighting CyprusContinue reading “Acts 21: 1 – 16 On to Jerusalem”

Acts 16: 6 – 10 Paul’s vision of the man of Macedonia

Acts 16: 6 – 10 Paul’s vision of the man of Macedonia Paul and his companions travelled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but theContinue reading “Acts 16: 6 – 10 Paul’s vision of the man of Macedonia”

Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch

Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch Now those who had been scattered by the persecution that broke out when Stephen was killed travelled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, spreading the word only among Jews. Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speakContinue reading “Acts 11: 19 – 30 The church in Antioch”

Acts 8: 26 – 40 Philip and the Ethiopian

Acts 8: 26 – 40 Philip and the Ethiopian Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Go south to the road – the desert road – that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of allContinue reading “Acts 8: 26 – 40 Philip and the Ethiopian”

Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd

Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: ‘Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s onlyContinue reading “Acts 2: 14 – 21 Peter addresses the crowd”

Luke 24: 13 – 35 On the road to Emmaus

Luke 24:  13 – 35 On the road to Emmaus Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up andContinue reading “Luke 24: 13 – 35 On the road to Emmaus”

Luke 21: 20 – 38 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 2

Luke 21: 20 – 38 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 2 ‘When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near. Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, and let those in the country not enter the city.Continue reading “Luke 21: 20 – 38 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 2”

Luke 2: 22 – 40 Jesus presented in the temple

Luke 2: 22 – 40 Jesus presented in the temple When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, ‘Every firstborn male is to be consecrated toContinue reading “Luke 2: 22 – 40 Jesus presented in the temple”

Luke 1: 39 – 45 Mary visits Elizabeth

Luke 1: 39 – 45 Mary visits Elizabeth At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loudContinue reading “Luke 1: 39 – 45 Mary visits Elizabeth”