Luke 7: 1-10 Caring for a Roman’s kid!

After he had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him. When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to comeContinue reading “Luke 7: 1-10 Caring for a Roman’s kid!”

Proverbs 9: 1-18 Pictures of 2 women…

Wisdom has built her house;she has hewn her seven pillars.She has slaughtered her beasts; she has mixed her wine;she has also set her table.She has sent out her young women to callfrom the highest places in the town,“Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!”To him who lacks sense she says,“Come, eat of my breadandContinue reading “Proverbs 9: 1-18 Pictures of 2 women…”

Proverbs 8: 22-36 Created with Wisdom

The LORD possessed me at the beginning of his work,the first of his acts of old.Ages ago I was set up,at the first, before the beginning of the earth.When there were no depths I was brought forth,when there were no springs abounding with water.Before the mountains had been shaped,before the hills, I was brought forth,beforeContinue reading “Proverbs 8: 22-36 Created with Wisdom”

Proverbs 8: 12-21

I, wisdom, dwell with prudence,and I find knowledge and discretion.The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil.Pride and arrogance and the way of eviland perverted speech I hate.I have counsel and sound wisdom;I have insight; I have strength.By me kings reign,and rulers decree what is just;by me princes rule,and nobles, all who govern justly.IContinue reading “Proverbs 8: 12-21”

Proverbs 8: 1-11

Does not wisdom call?Does not understanding raise her voice?On the heights beside the way,at the crossroads she takes her stand;beside the gates in front of the town,at the entrance of the portals she cries aloud:“To you, O men, I call,and my cry is to the children of man.O simple ones, learn prudence;O fools, learn sense.Hear,Continue reading “Proverbs 8: 1-11”

Proverbs 7: 1-22

My son, keep my wordsand treasure up my commandments with you;keep my commandments and live;keep my teaching as the apple of your eye;bind them on your fingers;write them on the tablet of your heart.Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”and call insight your intimate friend,to keep you from the forbidden woman,from the adulteress with herContinue reading “Proverbs 7: 1-22”

Proverbs 6: 20-35

My son, keep your father’s commandment,and forsake not your mother’s teaching.Bind them on your heart always;tie them around your neck.When you walk, they will lead you;when you lie down, they will watch over you;and when you awake, they will talk with you.For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light,and the reproofs ofContinue reading “Proverbs 6: 20-35”

Luke 6: 43-49…Quality and Permanence

For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit, for each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thorn bushes, nor are grapes picked from a bramble bush. The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, andContinue reading “Luke 6: 43-49…Quality and Permanence”

Luke 6: 27-42..Living with neighbours

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either. GiveContinue reading “Luke 6: 27-42..Living with neighbours”

Luke 6: 20-26 – Blessings and woes

And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said:“Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.“Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied.“Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.“Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you andContinue reading “Luke 6: 20-26 – Blessings and woes”