Luke 5-6: Teachings of Jesus.

May 30, 2015. Daily Reading: Luke 5-6. Background: Luke 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. Fishers of men: Luke records here that the first disciples that Jesus called were Peter, James and John, who were all fishing partners. Jesus, who was in the process of teaching a large crowd, came across these three fishermen…

Matthew 5-7: The sermon on the mount.

January 24, 2015. Daily Reading: Matthew 5-7. Background: Matthew 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. The Beatitudes: The beatitudes are some of the most well known words of Jesus amongst Christians. They are the first words recorded at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry and have had a lasting effect throughout the generations. One way…

Hard teachings of Christ.

March 31, 2014. “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your…

A must-have distinction.

January 9, 2014. “Then those who feared the Lord spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name. “They shall be mine, says the Lord of hosts, in the day when I make up my treasured possession, and I will spare them as a man…