Peter learns what love looks like

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Bible reading John 13:1-17 Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet 13 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.2 The evening meal was in progress, and […]

Peter is dazzled

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To view ‘TheTransfiguration’ by Raphael download the above PDF file Bible reading Luke 9:28-36 The Transfiguration 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 appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright […]

Peter gets out of the boat

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Bible reading Matthew 14: 22-33 Jesus Walks on the Water 22 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. 23 After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.Later that night, he was there alone, 24 and the […]

Peter gets a shock

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Bible reading Luke 5:1-11 Jesus Calls His First Disciples 5 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. 2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one […]

The mystery of growth

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Bible reading Matthew 13: 1-9; 18-23 The Parable of the Sower 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake.2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer […]

Really? Learning to be wise by coming to Christ

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Bible reading Matthew 11:16-19; 25-30 16 “To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling out to others: 17 “‘We played the pipe for you,     and you did not dance; we sang a dirge,     and you did not mourn.’ 18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, […]

Don’t be afraid

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Bible reading Matthew 10:24-39 24 “The student is not above the teacher, nor a servant above his master. 25 It is enough for students to be like their teachers, and servants like their masters. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebul, how much more the members of his household! 26 “So do not be afraid […]

Go as sheep among wolves

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Bible reading Matthew 9:35-10:8; 10:16-20 The Workers Are Few 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without […]

Go and make disciples

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Bible reading Matthew 28:16-20 The Great Commission 16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to […]

Pentecost Sunday (18:30) – Church Birthed in Power

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Bible reading Acts 2:14-39 Peter Addresses the Crowd 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people are not drunk, as you suppose. It’s only nine […]