Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus

Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance. And when some there had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and had sat down together, Peter sat down with them. AContinue reading “Luke 22: 54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus”

Luke 22: 47 – 53 Jesus arrested

Luke 22: 47 – 53 Jesus arrested While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him, but Jesus asked him, ‘Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?’ When Jesus’ followers sawContinue reading “Luke 22: 47 – 53 Jesus arrested”

Luke 22: 39 – 46 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives

Luke 22: 39 – 46 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. On reaching the place, he said to them, ‘Pray that you will not fall into temptation.’ He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed,Continue reading “Luke 22: 39 – 46 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives”

Luke 22: 24 – 38 The Last Supper – Part 2

Luke 22: 24 – 38 The Last Supper – Part 2 A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest. Jesus said to them, ‘The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call themselves Benefactors. But you are not toContinue reading “Luke 22: 24 – 38 The Last Supper – Part 2”

Luke 22: 7 – 23 The Last Supper – Part 1

Luke 22: 7 – 23 The Last Supper – Part 1 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, ‘Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.’ ‘Where do you want us to prepare for it?’ they asked. HeContinue reading “Luke 22: 7 – 23 The Last Supper – Part 1”

Luke 22: 1 – 6 Judas agrees to betray Jesus

Luke 22: 1 – 6 Judas agrees to betray Jesus Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people. Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, oneContinue reading “Luke 22: 1 – 6 Judas agrees to betray Jesus”

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 21: 5 – 19 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 1

Luke 21: 5 – 19 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 1 Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. But Jesus said, ‘As for what you see here, the time will come when notContinue reading “Luke 21: 5 – 19 The destruction of the temple and signs of the end times – Part 1”

Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering

Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. ‘Truly I tell you,’ he said, ‘this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All theseContinue reading “Luke 21: 1 – 4 The widow’s offering”

Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law

Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law Then Jesus said to them, ‘Why is it said that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself declares in the Book of Psalms: ‘ “The Lord said to my Lord: ‘Sit at my right handContinue reading “Luke 20: 41 – 47 Whose son is the Messiah & Warning against the teachers of the law”