Acts 13: 4 – 12 On Cyprus

Acts 13: 4 – 12 On Cyprus The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. When they arrived at Salamis, they proclaimed the word of God in the Jewish synagogues. John was with them as their helper. They travelled through theContinue reading “Acts 13: 4 – 12 On Cyprus”

Acts 7: 30 – 43 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 3

Acts 7: 30 – 43 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 3 ‘After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai. When he saw this, he was amazed at the sight. As he went over to get a closer look,Continue reading “Acts 7: 30 – 43 Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin – Part 3”

Acts 6: 8 – 15 Stephen seized

Acts 6: 8 – 15 Stephen seized Now Stephen, a man full of God’s grace and power, performed great wonders and signs among the people. Opposition arose, however, from members of the Synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called) – Jews of Cyrene and Alexandria as well as the provinces of Cilicia and AsiaContinue reading “Acts 6: 8 – 15 Stephen seized”

Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times

Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times He said to the crowd: ‘When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, “It’s going to rain,” and it does. And when the south wind blows, you say, “It’s going to be hot,” and it is. Hypocrites! You know how to interpret theContinue reading “Luke 12: 54 – 59 Interpreting the times”

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”

Luke 5: 12 – 16 Jesus heals a man with leprosy

Luke 5: 12 – 16 Jesus heals a man with leprosy While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, ‘Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.’ Jesus reachedContinue reading “Luke 5: 12 – 16 Jesus heals a man with leprosy”

John 10: 22 – 42 Further conflict over Jesus claims

John 10: 22 – 42 Further conflict over Jesus’ claims Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. The Jews who were there gathered round him, saying, ‘How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tellContinue reading “John 10: 22 – 42 Further conflict over Jesus claims”

John 4: 43 – 54 Jesus heals an official’s son

John 4: 43 – 54 Jesus heals an official’s son After the two days he left for Galilee. As it says in John 4: 5 and 40, Jesus had spent two days at Sychar in Samaria and many Samaritans had come to believe that he was the Saviour of the world. Now John picks upContinue reading “John 4: 43 – 54 Jesus heals an official’s son”