Monthly Archives: March 2012

March 30, 2012


Luke 7:22 So [Jesus] replied to the messengers, “Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, … Continue reading

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March 29, 2012


Luke 6:35 “But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to … Continue reading

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March 28, 2012


Luke 4:18-19 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to … Continue reading

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March 27, 2012


Mark 13:10 “And the gospel must first be preached to all nations.” There is a seemingly minor turn of phrase that is presented in the Japanese but is missing in the NIV: “In this way.” Christians in “advanced” countries don’t … Continue reading

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March 26, 2012


Mark 12:28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” Reading this verse, I went … Continue reading

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March 25, 2012


Mark 11:24 “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.” Here we have the perfect answer to anxiety. However, faith such as this isn’t easy to maintain, … Continue reading

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March 24, 2012


Mark 10:43-44 “Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all.” This is a justly famous passage, but it is still not … Continue reading

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