April, 2020


THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – EVERYTHING IN THE SCRIPTURES

EVERYTHING IN THE SCRIPTURES “Then He said to them, ‘So thick-headed! So slow-hearted! Why can’t you simply believe all that the prophets said? Don’t you see that these things had to happen, that the Messiah had to suffer and only then enter into His glory?’ Then He started at the beginning, with the Books of Moses, and went on through …Continue reading →

THR GOSPEL OF LUKE – WE HAD OUR HOPES UP

WE HAD OUR HOPES UP “He said, ‘What has happened?’ “They said, ‘The things that happened to Jesus, the Nazarene. He was a man of God, a prophet, dynamic in work and word, blessed by both God and all the people. Then our high priests and leaders betrayed Him, got Him sentenced to death and crucified Him. And we had …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – JESUS CAME…

JESUS CAME… “That same day two of them were walking to the village Emmaus, about seven miles out of Jerusalem. They were deep in conversation, going over all these things that had happened. In the middle of their talk and questions Jesus came up and walked along with them. But they were not able to recognise who He was. “He …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – BUT PETER…

BUT PETER… “They left the tomb and broke the news of all this to the Eleven and the rest. Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women kept telling these things to the apostles, but the apostles didn’t believe a word of it; thought they were making it up. “But Peter jumped to his feet and …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – HE IS NOT THERE!

HE IS NOT THERE! “They were puzzled, wondering what to make of this. Then, out of nowhere it seemed, two men, light cascading over them, stood there. The women were awestruck and bowed down in worship. The men said, ‘Why are you looking for the Living One in a cemetery? He is not here but raised up. Remember how He …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – MISPLACED EXPECTATIONS!

CHAPTER TWENTY FOUR MISPLACED EXPECTATIONS! “The women, who had been companions of Jesus from Galilee, followed along. They saw the tomb where Jesus’ body had been placed. Then they went back to prepare burial spices and perfumes. They rested quietly on the Sabbath as commanded “At the crack of dawn on Sunday, the women came to the tomb carrying the …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – JOURNEY TO COMPLETION

JOURNEY TO COMPLETION “There was a man by the name of Joseph, a member of the Jewish High Council, a man of good heart and good character. He had not gone along with the plans and actions of the council. His hometown was the Jewish village of Arimathea. He lived in alert expectations of the kingdom of God. He went …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE END OF THE BEGINNING

THE END OF THE BEGINNING “By now it was noon. The whole earth became dark, the darkness lasting three hours – a total blackout. The Temple curtain split right down the middle. Jesus called loudly, ‘Father, I place my life in your hands.’ Then He breathed His last. “When the captain there saw what happened, he honoured God. ‘This man …Continue reading →

MOLLY AND ME – GLOOMY DAYS

MOLLY AND ME – GLOOMY DAYS Molly loves cold, rainy days! Her favourite spot is on my lap under the red “blankie”, soaking up the warmth we make together. Now don’t get me wrong. Molly is a sun worshipper. Like a little reptile that can’t get moving until it has been re-energized by the sun, Molly lies stretched out on …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – KING OF THE JEWS

KING OF THE JEWS “The soldiers also came up and poked fun at Him, making a game of it. They toasted Him with sour wine. ‘So you’re the king of the Jews! Save yourself!’ “Printed over Him was a sign, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. “One of the criminals hanging alongside cursed Him. ‘Some Messiah you are! Save …Continue reading →