Luke 9-10: Proclaiming the gospel.

June 13, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 9-10. Background: Luke 7-8. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 9 1. The proclamation of Jesus: Several of the stories spread throughout this chapter are related to the proclamation of Jesus and the kingdom of God. First, Jesus sends out His 12 apostles to preach the gospel of the kingdom of…

Mark 5-6: Healings, signs and the limited commission.

April 4, 2015. Daily Reading: Mark 5-6. Background: Mark 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 Three accounts of healing:¬†Though this chapter is a rather lengthy text, it has one overall theme, and that is miracles of healing done by the Christ. There are three accounts of healing depicted here, one of a man who has…

Matthew 8-10: Miracles and teaching.

January 31, 2015. Daily Reading: Matthew 8-10. Background: Matthew 5-7. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 8 1. Faith in Jesus’ power: This chapter focuses heavily on Jesus’ healing miracles after He came down off the mountain where He gave the sermon on the mount. In the next chapter we will see more of the purpose of…

Two by two.

May 7, 2014. Day two of Nicaragua and I think things are going great! Today we spilt up into three groups, one went to the academy to teach english, one went door knocking in the community and one went to members houses. I was with the group that visited members houses. It was really cool…