Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Last supper, part 2

A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.  Jesus said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call themselves Benefactors.  But you are not … Continue reading

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The Last supper, part 1

Luke 22:7-23 Luke’s account of the Last Supper is interesting for its brevity. In such a brief account, two main themes seem to emerge; in this first part, the main theme is His sacrifice, in the balance of the narrative, … Continue reading

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Judas Goes Rogue

Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,  and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people. Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, one … Continue reading

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War, Destruction and the End

Luke 21:5-36 In this section Jesus is speaking to the disciples about something that troubles many to this day; it all began innocently enough when they were noticing the amazing beauty of the Temple: Some of his disciples were remarking … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: March 15, 2017

It’s been a mild winter in the Midwestern US and over the past month we’ve had unusually warm temps announcing an early Spring. Many of the trees are starting to bud and the tulips are beginning to pop up all … Continue reading

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Speaking of Widows…

As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. “Truly I tell you,” he said, “this poor widow has put in more than all the … Continue reading

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Beware!

While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples, “Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and have the most … Continue reading

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