Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage

Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question. ‘Teacher,’ they said, ‘Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man must marry the widow and raise up offspringContinue reading “Luke 20: 27 – 39 The resurrection and marriage”

Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar

Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended to be sincere. They hoped to catch Jesus in something he said, so that they might hand him over to the power of the governor. So the spies questioned him: ‘Teacher, we know that youContinue reading “Luke 20: 20 – 26 Paying taxes to Caesar”

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 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned

Luke 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned One day as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple courts and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders, came up to him. ‘Tell us by what authority you are doing these things,’ theyContinue reading “Luke 20: 1 – 8 The authority of Jesus questioned”

Luke 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple

Luke 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. ‘It is written,’ he said to them, ‘ “My house will be a house of prayer”; but you have made it “a den of robbers”. Every day he was teaching atContinue reading “Luke 19: 45 – 48 Jesus at the temple”

Luke 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king

Luke 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, andContinue reading “Luke 19: 28 – 44 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king”

Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas

Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once. He said: ‘A man of noble birth went to aContinue reading “Luke 19: 11 – 27 The parable of the ten minas”

Luke 19: 1 – 10 Zacchaeus the tax collector

Luke 19: 1 – 10 Zacchaeus the tax collector Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. So heContinue reading “Luke 19: 1 – 10 Zacchaeus the tax collector”

Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight

Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. They told him, ‘Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.’ He called out, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy onContinue reading “Luke 18: 35 – 43 A blind beggar receives his sight”

Luke 18: 31 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time

Luke 18: 31 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, ‘We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be handed over to the Gentiles. They will mock him, insultContinue reading “Luke 18: 31 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time”