Acts 2: 42-47…. Numbers are growing.

And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions andContinue reading “Acts 2: 42-47…. Numbers are growing.”

Acts 2: 1-4….The promised Holy Spirit came !

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they wereContinue reading “Acts 2: 1-4….The promised Holy Spirit came !”

2 Peter 2: 4-10a….Examples provided.

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the worldContinue reading “2 Peter 2: 4-10a….Examples provided.”

2 Peter 2: 1-3….So what’s new?

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. And inContinue reading “2 Peter 2: 1-3….So what’s new?”

2 Peter 1: 1-4….How many thoughts per sentence?

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ,To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.His divine power has granted to us all thingsContinue reading “2 Peter 1: 1-4….How many thoughts per sentence?”

Colossians 4: 2-6…. To repeat…

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought toContinue reading “Colossians 4: 2-6…. To repeat…”

Colossians 2: 8-15…..Packed full of life-changing truth.

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all ruleContinue reading “Colossians 2: 8-15…..Packed full of life-changing truth.”

Mark 13: 1-4….Time for a serious discussion!

And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.”(Signs of the End ofContinue reading “Mark 13: 1-4….Time for a serious discussion!”

Mark 10: 46-52…..Who has this power?

And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy onContinue reading “Mark 10: 46-52…..Who has this power?”

Mark 10: 28-31……Is this double talk?

Peter began to say to him, “See, we have left everything and followed you.” Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold nowContinue reading “Mark 10: 28-31……Is this double talk?”