Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1

Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. After the reading from the law andContinue reading “Acts 13: 13 – 43 In Pisidian Antioch – Part 1”

Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2

Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2 ‘Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. This man was handed over to you by God’s deliberate planContinue reading “Acts 2: 22 – 41 Peter addresses the crowd – Part 2”

Luke 23: 26 – 31 The crucifixion of Jesus – the daughters of Jerusalem

Luke 23: 26 – 31 The crucifixion of Jesus – the daughters of Jerusalem As the soldiers led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus. A large number of people followed him, includingContinue reading “Luke 23: 26 – 31 The crucifixion of Jesus – the daughters of Jerusalem”

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 20: 9 – 19 The parable of the tenants

Luke 20: 9 – 19 The parable of the tenants He went on to tell the people this parable: ‘A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants so they would give him some of the fruitContinue reading “Luke 20: 9 – 19 The parable of the tenants”

Luke 17: 1 – 10 Sin, faith, duty

Luke 17: 1 – 10 Sin, faith, duty Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come. It would be better for them to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied round their neck than to cause one ofContinue reading “Luke 17: 1 – 10 Sin, faith, duty”

Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman

Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so sheContinue reading “Luke 7: 36 – 50 Jesus anointed by a sinful woman”

Luke 4: 31 – 44 Jesus drives out an impure spirit, and heals many

Luke 4: 31 – 44 Jesus drives out an impure spirit, and heals many Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath he taught the people. They were amazed at his teaching, because his words had authority. In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, anContinue reading “Luke 4: 31 – 44 Jesus drives out an impure spirit, and heals many”