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MATTHEW 1

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: 2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his… Read More

MATTHEW 2

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who… Read More

MATTHEW 3

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!  3 For this is… Read More

MATTHEW 4

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward he… Read More

MATTHEW 5 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them saying: 3… Read More

MATTHEW 5 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you… Read More

MATTHEW 6 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “Be careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven…. Read More

MATTHEW 6 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in… Read More

MATTHEW 7 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it… Read More

MATTHEW 7 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the… Read More

MATTHEW 8

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 When he came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him. 2 man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can… Read More

MATTHEW 9 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Jesus stepped into a boat, crossed over and came to his own town. 2 Some men brought to him a paralytic, lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their… Read More

MATTHEW 9 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

18 While he was saying this, a ruler came and knelt before him and said, “My daughter has just died. But come and put your hand on her, and she… Read More

MATTHEW 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness. 2 These are the names of… Read More

MATTHEW 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

24 “A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. 25 It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like… Read More

MATTHEW 11 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now it came to pass, when Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples, that he departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities. 2 And when John… Read More

MATTHEW 11 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

20 Then he began to rebuke the cities in which most of His mighty works had been done, because they did not repent: 21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to… Read More

MATTHEW 12 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. And his disciples were hungry, and began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. 2 And when… Read More

MATTHEW 12 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

22 Then one was brought to him who was demon-possessed, blind and mute; and he healed him, so that the blind and mute man both spoke and saw. 23 And… Read More

MATTHEW 13

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. 2 And great multitudes were gathered together to him, so that he got into… Read More

MATTHEW 14

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the report about Jesus 2 and said to his servants, “This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead, and… Read More

MATTHEW 15 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Then some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, 2 “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don’t wash… Read More

MATTHEW 15 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

21 Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have… Read More

MATTHEW 16

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him asked that he would show them a sign from heaven. 2 He answered and said to them, “When it is… Read More

MATTHEW 17

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, led them up on a high mountain by themselves; 2 and he was transfigured before them. His… Read More

MATTHEW 18

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 Then Jesus called a little child to him, set him… Read More

MATTHEW 19

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these sayings, that he departed from Galilee and came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan. 2 And great… Read More

MATTHEW 20

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 Now when he had agreed with… Read More

MATTHEW 21 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now when they drew near Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village opposite… Read More

MATTHEW 21 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

23 Now when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people confronted him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you… Read More

MATTHEW 22

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables and said: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son,… Read More

MATTHEW 23

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Then Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, 2 saying: “The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. 3 Therefore whatever they tell you to observe,… Read More

MATTHEW 24

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Then Jesus went out and departed from the temple, and his disciples came up to show him the buildings of the temple. 2 And Jesus said to them, “Do… Read More

MATTHEW 25

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Now five of them were wise,… Read More

MATTHEW 26 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, that he said to his disciples, 2 “You know that after two days is the Passover, and… Read More

MATTHEW 26 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

31 Then Jesus said to them, “All of you will be made to stumble because of me this night, for it is written: ‘I will strike the Shepherd, And the… Read More

MATTHEW 27 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 When morning came, all the chief priests and elders of the people plotted against Jesus to put him to death. 2 And when they had bound him, they led… Read More

MATTHEW 27 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

32 Now as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. Him they compelled to bear his cross. 33 And when they had come to a… Read More

MATTHEW 28

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. 2 And behold, there… Read More

MARK 1 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 It is written in the prophet Isaiah: Look, I am going to send my messenger in… Read More

MARK 1 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptised by John in the Jordan. 10 As Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw… Read More

MARK 2

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 When Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it became known that he was at home. 2 Many gathered together so that there was no longer room for them,… Read More

MARK 3

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so… Read More

MARK 4

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on… Read More

MARK 5

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil spirit came from the tombs… Read More

MARK 6 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him… Read More

MARK 6 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not… Read More

MARK 7

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and 2 saw some of his disciples eating food with hands… Read More

MARK 8

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 During those days another large crowd gathered. Since they had nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples to him and said, 2 “I have compassion for these people; they… Read More

MARK 9

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 And he said to them, “I tell you the truth, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God come with power.”… Read More

MARK 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he… Read More

MARK 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

32 They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve… Read More

MARK 11

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 And as they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, 2 and said to them, “Go into the village… Read More

MARK 12

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 And he began to speak to them in parables: “A man planted a vineyard, and put a wall around it, and dug a vat under the wine press, and… Read More

MARK 13 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 As he was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!” 2 “Do you see all these great buildings?”… Read More

MARK 13 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

21 At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or, ‘Look, there he is!’ do not believe it. 22 For false Christs and false prophets… Read More

MARK 14 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some sly… Read More

MARK 14 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

32 They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 He took Peter, James and John along with him, and… Read More

MARK 15

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, reached a decision. They bound Jesus, led him away… Read More

MARK 16

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on… Read More

MARK 1 – C

Posted: December 17, 2008

21 They went as far as Capernaum, and at once on the Sabbath he went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 And his teaching made a deep impression… Read More

LUKE 1 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, 2 just as they were handed down to us by those who… Read More

LUKE 1 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

8 Once when Zechariah’s division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God, 9 he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to… Read More

LUKE 1 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

26 In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a… Read More

LUKE 1 – D

Posted: December 18, 2006

39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth… Read More

LUKE 1 – E

Posted: December 18, 2006

56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home. 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son…. Read More

LUKE 2 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while… Read More

LUKE 2 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

21 On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived. 22 When… Read More

LUKE 2 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

39 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. 40 And the child grew… Read More

LUKE 3 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar — when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and… Read More

LUKE 3 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

21 When all the people were being baptised, Jesus was baptised too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened 22 and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily… Read More

LUKE 4 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the… Read More

LUKE 4 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him…. Read More

LUKE 4 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people. 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message… Read More

LUKE 5 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the people crowding round him and listening to the word of God, 2 he saw at the… Read More

LUKE 5 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

17 One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law, who had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem, were sitting there. And… Read More

LUKE 5 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

33 They said to him, “John’s disciples often fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours go on eating and drinking.” 34 Jesus answered, “Can… Read More

LUKE 6 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the cornfields, and his disciples began to pick some ears of corn, rub them in their hands and eat the grain. 2 Some… Read More

LUKE 6 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

17 He went down with them and stood on a level place. A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea,… Read More

LUKE 6 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will… Read More

LUKE 7 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 When Jesus had finished saying all this in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. 2 There a centurion’s servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and… Read More

LUKE 7 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

36 Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37 When a woman who… Read More

LUKE 8 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 After this, Jesus travelled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, 2 and also… Read More

LUKE 8 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

26 They sailed to the region of the Gerasenes, which is across the lake from Galilee. 27 When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the… Read More

LUKE 9 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to… Read More

LUKE 9 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

28 About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. 29 As he was praying, the… Read More

LUKE 9 – C

Posted: December 18, 2006

49 “Master,” said John, “we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us.” 50 “Do not… Read More

LUKE 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He… Read More

LUKE 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 “What is written in… Read More

LUKE 11 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his… Read More

LUKE 11 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

37 When Jesus had finished speaking, a Pharisee invited him to eat with him; so he went in and reclined at the table. 38 But the Pharisee, noticing that Jesus… Read More

LUKE 12 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Meanwhile, when a crowd of many thousands had gathered, so that they were trampling on one another, Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, saying: “Be on your… Read More

LUKE 12 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like men waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and… Read More

LUKE 13

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 2 Jesus answered, “Do you think that… Read More

LUKE 14

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. 2 There in front of him was a man suffering… Read More

LUKE 15

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Now the tax collectors and “sinners” were all gathering round to hear him. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners, and… Read More

LUKE 16 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Jesus told his disciples: “There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. 2 So he called him in and asked him, `What is this… Read More

LUKE 16 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus,… Read More

LUKE 17

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come. 2 It would be better… Read More

LUKE 18

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a… Read More

LUKE 19 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted… Read More

LUKE 19 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he… Read More

LUKE 20

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 One day as he was teaching the people in the temple courts and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, together with the elders,… Read More

LUKE 21

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 As he looked up, Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. 2 He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins…. Read More

LUKE 22 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, 2 and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get… Read More

LUKE 22 – B

Posted: December 18, 2006

39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. 40 On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not… Read More

LUKE 23 – A

Posted: December 18, 2006

1 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, “We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes… Read More

LUKE 23 – B

Posted: December 17, 2006

39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!” 40 But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear… Read More

LUKE 24 – A

Posted: December 16, 2006

1 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the… Read More

LUKE 24 – B

Posted: December 16, 2006

36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw… Read More

JOHN 1 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came… Read More

JOHN 1 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” 20 He confessed and did not deny… Read More

JOHN 1 – C

Posted: December 18, 2005

29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is he… Read More

JOHN 2 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to… Read More

JOHN 2 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there a few days. 13 The Passover of the Jews was… Read More

JOHN 3 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are… Read More

JOHN 3 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he spent some time there with them and baptized. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near… Read More

JOHN 4 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 When Jesus knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (though Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were), 3 He… Read More

JOHN 4 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

43 After two days He left there for Galilee. 44 Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country. 45 When they entered Galilee, the Galileans welcomed Him… Read More

JOHN 5 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews.  2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic… Read More

JOHN 5 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

25 “I tell you the truth, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear… Read More

JOHN 6 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), 2 and a great crowd of people followed… Read More

JOHN 6 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

22 The next day the crowd that had stayed on the opposite shore of the lake realized that only one boat had been there, and that Jesus had not entered… Read More

JOHN 7 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 After this, Jesus traveled in Galilee, since He did not want to travel in Judea because the Jews were trying to kill Him. 2 The Jewish Festival of Tabernacles… Read More

JOHN 7 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

32 The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, so the chief priests and the Pharisees sent temple police to arrest Him. 33 Then Jesus said, “I am… Read More

JOHN 8 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

[53 Then each of them went home, 8:1 while Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came… Read More

JOHN 8 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” 13… Read More

JOHN 8 – C

Posted: December 18, 2005

31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32 and you will know the truth,… Read More

JOHN 8 – D

Posted: December 18, 2005

46 Which of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me? 47 Whoever is from God hears the words of God. The… Read More

JOHN 9

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”… Read More

JOHN 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a… Read More

JOHN 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

22 At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. 24 So… Read More

JOHN 11 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and… Read More

JOHN 11 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

28 Having said this, she went back and called her sister Mary, saying in private, “The Teacher is here and is calling for you.” 29 As soon as she heard… Read More

JOHN 11 – C

Posted: December 18, 2005

45 Therefore many of the Jews who came to Mary and saw what He did believed in Him. 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them… Read More

JOHN 12 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Six days before Passover Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 They gave a dinner for him there, and Martha served,… Read More

JOHN 12 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

27 “I am troubled now. Yet what should I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But it was for this purpose that I came to this hour. 28 Father,… Read More

JOHN 13

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own… Read More

JOHN 14 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. 2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there… Read More

JOHN 14 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, 17… Read More

JOHN 15

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2 He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes… Read More

JOHN 16

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 “I have said these things to you to keep you from stumbling. 2 They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, an hour is coming when those who… Read More

JOHN 17

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2… Read More

JOHN 18 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was a garden, which he and his disciples… Read More

JOHN 18 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

28 Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to Pilate’s headquarters. It was early in the morning. They themselves did not enter the headquarters, so as to avoid ritual defilement and… Read More

JOHN 19 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him. 2 And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and put a purple robe on… Read More

JOHN 19 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

17 They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha. 18 There… Read More

JOHN 19 – C

Posted: December 18, 2005

31 Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high… Read More

JOHN 20 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the… Read More

JOHN 20 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

19 So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews,… Read More

JOHN 21 – A

Posted: December 18, 2005

1 After these things Jesus manifested Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, and He manifested Himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus,… Read More

JOHN 21 – B

Posted: December 18, 2005

15 So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You… Read More

ACTS 1

Posted: December 18, 2004

In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions… Read More

ACTS 2 – A

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled… Read More

ACTS 2 – B

Posted: December 18, 2004

37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 Peter replied, “Repent and… Read More

ACTS 3

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer — at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man crippled from birth… Read More

ACTS 4

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly… Read More

ACTS 5

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money… Read More

ACTS 6

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Grecian Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily… Read More

ACTS 7

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Then the high priest asked him, “Are these charges true?” 2 To this he replied: “Brothers and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our father… Read More

ACTS 8

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered… Read More

ACTS 9

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus,… Read More

ACTS 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he… Read More

ACTS 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2004

34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realise how true it is that God does not show favouritism 35 but accepts men from every nation who fear him and… Read More

ACTS 11

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers… Read More

ACTS 12

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. 2 He had James, the brother of John, put to… Read More

ACTS 13 – A

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul…. Read More

ACTS 13 – B

Posted: December 18, 2004

13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia, where John left them to return to Jerusalem. 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On… Read More

ACTS 14

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 At Iconium Paul and Barnabas went as usual into the Jewish synagogue. There they spoke so effectively that a great number of Jews and Gentiles believed. 2 But the… Read More

ACTS 15

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: “Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved.” 2… Read More

ACTS 16

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 He came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was a Jewess and a believer, but whose father was a Greek. 2… Read More

ACTS 17

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 When they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. 2 As his custom was, Paul went into the synagogue, and… Read More

ACTS 18

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his… Read More

ACTS 19

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples 2 and asked them, “Did you receive the… Read More

ACTS 20

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 When the uproar had ended, Paul sent for the disciples and, after encouraging them, said good-bye and set out for Macedonia. 2 He travelled through that area, speaking many… Read More

ACTS 21

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 After we had torn ourselves away from them, we put out to sea and sailed straight to Cos. The next day we went to Rhodes and from there to… Read More

ACTS 22

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 “Brothers and fathers, listen now to my defence.” 2 When they heard him speak to them in Aramaic, they became very quiet. Then Paul said: 3 “I am a… Read More

ACTS 23

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Paul looked straight at the Sanhedrin and said, “My brothers, I have fulfilled my duty to God in all good conscience to this day.” 2 At this the high… Read More

ACTS 24

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Five days later the high priest Ananias went down to Caesarea with some of the elders and a lawyer named Tertullus, and they brought their charges against Paul before… Read More

ACTS 25

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Three days after arriving in the province, Festus went up from Caesarea to Jerusalem, 2 where the chief priests and Jewish leaders appeared before him and presented the charges… Read More

ACTS 26

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You have permission to speak for yourself.” So Paul motioned with his hand and began his defence: 2 “King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate… Read More

ACTS 27

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment…. Read More

ACTS 28

Posted: December 18, 2004

1 Once safely on shore, we found out that the island was called Malta. 2 The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because… Read More

ROMANS 1

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, 2 which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy… Read More

ROMANS 2

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Therefore you have no excuse, whoever you are, when you judge others; for in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, are doing the very… Read More

ROMANS 3

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 What advantage then has the Jew, or what is the profit of circumcision? 2 Much in every way! Chiefly because to them were committed the oracles of God. 3 For… Read More

ROMANS 4

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, has found? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about;… Read More

ROMANS 5

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ 2 through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which… Read More

ROMANS 6

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace might increase? 2 May it never be! How shall we who died to sin still live… Read More

ROMANS 7

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Or do you not know, brethren (for I am speaking to those who know the law), that the law has jurisdiction over a person as long as he lives?… Read More

ROMANS 8 – A

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free… Read More

ROMANS 8 – B

Posted: December 18, 2000

18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19 For the… Read More

ROMANS 9

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 I tell the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Spirit,  2 that I have great sorrow and continual grief… Read More

ROMANS 10

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God on their behalf is for salvation. 2 I testify with regard to them that they have zeal for God, but it… Read More

ROMANS 11

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 I ask, then, has God rejected his people? Of course not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has… Read More

ROMANS 12

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship. 2… Read More

ROMANS 13

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Let every person be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. 2 Therefore he… Read More

ROMANS 14

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters. 2 One man’s faith allows him to eat everything, but another man, whose faith is weak, eats… Read More

ROMANS 15

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2 Each of us should please his neighbor for his good,… Read More

ROMANS 16

Posted: December 18, 2000

1 I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the church in Cenchrea, 2 that you may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy… Read More