Acts 13: 13-19…..Paul seizes the opportunity to preach…

Now Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. And John left them and returned to Jerusalem, but they went on from Perga and came to Antioch in Pisidia. And on the Sabbath day they went into the synagogue and sat down. After the reading from the Law andContinue reading “Acts 13: 13-19…..Paul seizes the opportunity to preach…”

Matt 22: 41-45….Whose Son?

Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question, saying, “What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?” They said to him, “The son of David.” He said to them, “How is it then that David, in the Spirit, calls him Lord, saying,“‘The Lord said to my Lord,“Sit atContinue reading “Matt 22: 41-45….Whose Son?”

Luke 2: 8-14…..More impressive than a TV announcement!

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, IContinue reading “Luke 2: 8-14…..More impressive than a TV announcement!”

Luke 2: 1-7 No place to stay!

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to theContinue reading “Luke 2: 1-7 No place to stay!”

Colossians 1: 15-20…..Who is Jesus?

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all thingsContinue reading “Colossians 1: 15-20…..Who is Jesus?”

Mark 14: 1-9…..How much is Jesus worth?

It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him, for they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar from the people.”And while he was at Bethany in the houseContinue reading “Mark 14: 1-9…..How much is Jesus worth?”

Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!

And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,“‘The Lord said to my Lord,“Sit at my right hand,until I put your enemies under your feet.”’David himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?”Continue reading “Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!”

Mark 11: 27-33….You won’t successfully fool Jesus!

And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority to do them?” Jesus said to them, “I will askContinue reading “Mark 11: 27-33….You won’t successfully fool Jesus!”

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 9: 1-8…. A clearer picture.

And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.”And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. AndContinue reading “Mark 9: 1-8…. A clearer picture.”