Luke 11: 29 – 32 The sign of Jonah

Luke 11: 29 – 32 The sign of Jonah As the crowds increased, Jesus said, ‘This is a wicked generation. It asks for a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah. For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so also will the Son of Man be to thisContinue reading “Luke 11: 29 – 32 The sign of Jonah”

John 21: 1 – 14 Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish

John 21: 1 – 14 Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish Afterwards Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee. It happened this way: Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. ‘I’m going out to fish,’Continue reading “John 21: 1 – 14 Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish”

John 20: 19 – 29 Jesus appears to his disciples

John 20: 19 – 29 Jesus appears to his disciples Although Jesus had been crucified and buried; although Peter and John had seen the empty tomb; although Mary Magdalene had told the disciples that she had seen Jesus; despite being terrified of the Jewish leaders; the disciples were still there, still together in Jerusalem. Somewhere,Continue reading “John 20: 19 – 29 Jesus appears to his disciples”

John 20: 1 – 18 The empty tomb – Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene

John 20: 1 – 18 The empty tomb – Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene The empty tomb Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter andContinue reading “John 20: 1 – 18 The empty tomb – Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene”

John 11: 17 – 44 Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead

John 11: 17 – 44 Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. Now Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem, and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother. WhenContinue reading “John 11: 17 – 44 Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead”

John 11: 1 – 16 The death of Lazarus

John 11: 1 – 16 The death of Lazarus Now a man named Lazarus was ill. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay ill, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair.) So theContinue reading “John 11: 1 – 16 The death of Lazarus”

John 6: 25 – 59 Jesus the bread of life

John 6: 25 – 59 Jesus the bread of life When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, ‘Rabbi, when did you get here?’ Jesus answered, ‘Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate theContinue reading “John 6: 25 – 59 Jesus the bread of life”

John 2: 18 – 25 A prophecy of the resurrection

John 2: 18 – 25 A prophecy of the resurrection. In my previous post, Jesus had just driven the traders out of the temple courts. He’d done it violently, upsetting the tables of the money changers and driving out the animals with a whip. Not surprisingly, there were repercussions. The Jews then responded to him,Continue reading “John 2: 18 – 25 A prophecy of the resurrection”