Mark 6: 45-52….A path on the sea.

Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray. And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was aloneContinue reading “Mark 6: 45-52….A path on the sea.”

Mark 6: 35-44….. Almost Unbelievable!

And when it grew late, his disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the hour is now late. Send them away to go into the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat.” But he answered them, “You give them something to eat.” And they said to him,Continue reading “Mark 6: 35-44….. Almost Unbelievable!”

John 20: 30-31…..What’s in it for me?

Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. Comment: And that is what it isContinue reading “John 20: 30-31…..What’s in it for me?”

Mark 5: 25-34….The delay explained.

And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse. She had heard the reports about Jesus and came up behind him in the crowd and touchedContinue reading “Mark 5: 25-34….The delay explained.”

Galatians 5: 1-12….An unexpected wish!

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you. I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the wholeContinue reading “Galatians 5: 1-12….An unexpected wish!”

Galatians 4: 28-31….Whose child are you?

Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise. But just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now. But what does the Scripture say? “Cast out the slave woman and her son, for the son ofContinue reading “Galatians 4: 28-31….Whose child are you?”

Galatians 4:21-27 Allegorically speaking!

Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law? For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the freeContinue reading “Galatians 4:21-27 Allegorically speaking!”

Galatians 3: 22-29….The prison key!

But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that weContinue reading “Galatians 3: 22-29….The prison key!”

Galatians 2: 17-21….What if I still sin?

But if, in our endeavour to be justified in Christ, we too were found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not! For if I rebuild what I tore down, I prove myself to be a transgressor. For through the law I died to the law, so that I might liveContinue reading “Galatians 2: 17-21….What if I still sin?”

1 Samuel 17: 33-37….Royal authority granted.

And Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him, for you are but a youth, and he has been a man of war from his youth.” But David said to Saul, “Your servant used to keep sheep for his father. And when there came a lion,Continue reading “1 Samuel 17: 33-37….Royal authority granted.”