Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 29, 2015


Luke 6:27-28 “But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who ill-treat you.” This is a very famous teaching of Jesus, echoing the … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015


Luke 1:67 His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: Throughout the Bible, when it says someone was “filled with the Holy Spirit,” the most common activity connected with that is prophecy, even for people who were … Continue reading

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May 27, 2015


Luke 1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. It’s interesting how many times mercy is mentioned in this unfolding of God’s plan of salvation. That a previously barren … Continue reading

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May 26, 2015


Luke 1:51 He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. Time and again the Bible reminds us that God knows what’s really going on inside our minds and hearts. … Continue reading

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May 25, 2015


Mark 10:52 “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. There is a difference between the Japanese and the NIV that jumps out at me. Where the NIV says … Continue reading

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May 24, 2015


Mark 5:19 Jesus did not let him, but said, “Go home to your family and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you.” This is the first time that I’m … Continue reading

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May 23, 2015


Matthew 23:24 “You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.” I cannot read Matthew 23 without remembering how this scene played out in the Visual Bible video. The actor playing Jesus was a dedicated Christian, and … Continue reading

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