Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven

Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, ‘It would notContinue reading “Acts 6: 1 – 7 The choosing of the seven”

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 18: 1 – 8 The parable of the persistent widow

Luke 18: 1 – 8 The parable of the persistent widow Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow inContinue reading “Luke 18: 1 – 8 The parable of the persistent widow”