Acts 18: 1 – 17 In Corinth

Acts 18: 1 – 17 In Corinth After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, and because he wasContinue reading “Acts 18: 1 – 17 In Corinth”

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”

Acts 9: 19 – 31 Saul in Damascus and Jerusalem

Acts 9: 19 – 31 Saul in Damascus and Jerusalem Saul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus. At once he began to preach in he synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God. All those who heard him were astonished and asked, ‘Isn’t he the man who caused havoc in Jerusalem among thoseContinue reading “Acts 9: 19 – 31 Saul in Damascus and Jerusalem”

Acts 7: 1 – 16 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 1

Acts 7: 1 – 16 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 1 Then the high priest asked Stephen, ‘Are these charges true?’ To this he replied: ‘Brothers and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham while he was still in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Harran. “Leave yourContinue reading “Acts 7: 1 – 16 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 1”

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 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist

Luke 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist John’s disciples told him all about these things. Calling two of them, he sent them to the Lord to ask, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?’ When the men came to Jesus, they said, ‘ John theContinue reading “Luke 7: 18 – 35 Jesus and John the Baptist”

Luke 4: 14 – 30 Jesus rejected at Nazareth

Luke 4: 14 – 30 Jesus rejected at Nazareth Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues and everyone praised him. He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he wentContinue reading “Luke 4: 14 – 30 Jesus rejected at Nazareth”