Luke 13-14: Jesus and the people.

June 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 13-14. Background: Luke 11-12. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 13 1. Repentance and bearing fruit: Continuing His ministry, some of the people who were with Jesus told him about some Galileans who had apparently been killed by Pilate, in what seems to be a question of how “bad” their sins…

Matthew 11-13: Speaking in parables.

February 7, 2015. Daily Reading: Matthew 11-13. Background: Matthew 8-10. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 11 1. John the baptizer and the Messiah:┬áJohn had come as the one who would prepare the way for the Messiah, a voice crying in the wilderness. As Jesus’ and John’s ministries begin to overlap, John sends messengers to Jesus to…