John 16-18: Jesus’ final days.

October 10, 2015. Daily Reading: John 16-18. Background: John 13-15. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 16 A final discourse with the disciples: As we near the passion narrative as presented by John, he gives us one of the final discussions that Jesus has with His disciples before He is taken to trial and the cross, followed…

Luke 21-22: Signs and the betrayal.

August 15, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 21-22. Background: Luke 19-20. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 21 1. The widow’s offering: This chapter opens up with the story of the widow that gives two small copper coins into the treasury as an offering to the temple. He says that she has put in more than all the…