Day Two: Luke 1:26-45

Here is the link to today’s reading: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=322222617   When compared with yesterday’s reading, it is easy to see the parallels drawn between Elizabeth and Mary, or at least their reactions to the news that they would be bearing a son who would be considered holy. It would be great if […]

Day One: Luke 1:1-25

Here is the Link to today’s reading: http://bible.oremus.org/?ql=322156661   Verses 1-4 This is referred to as the Formal introduction of the Gospel according to Luke. Take a moment, and look at the beginnings of the other gospels, each starts in its own unique way.  Matthew with a genealogy, Mark by declaring […]

Reading Luke in 53 Days

Greetings on this Ash Wednesday, Our Ash Wednesday Service is just completed, and I wanted to share with all of you my Lenten Discipline. During Lent this year I will be reading the entirety of the Gospel of Luke in roughly 25 verse snippets (although not always exactly 25 verses), […]

Day 41 Acts 12:18-25

Acts 12:18-25     When morning came, there was no small commotion among the soldiers over what had become of Peter. When Herod had searched for him and could not find him, he examined the guards and ordered them to be put to death. Then he went down from Judea to […]

Day 39 Acts 11:27-12:5

Acts 11:27-12:5      At that time prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. One of them named Agabus stood up and predicted by the Spirit that there would be a severe famine over all the world; and this took place during the reign of Claudius. The disciples determined that according […]

Day 40 Acts 12:6-17

Acts 12:6-17     The very night before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, while guards in front of the door were keeping watch over the prison. Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the […]

Day 38 Acts 11:19-26

Acts 11:19-26 Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that took place over Stephen travelled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, and they spoke the word to no one except Jews. But among them were some men of Cyprus and Cyrene who, on coming to Antioch, spoke […]

Day 37 Acts 11:1-18

Acts 11:1-18 Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, ‘Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?’ Then Peter began […]