Read Thru The New Testament – January 3

January 3 Matthew 3 The Birth of the King                                 Matthew 1:1-4:25, cont’d. Matthew 3:1-4-Many years have passed (approx. 30) and Jesus is now a grown man.  At this time, John the Baptist (baptizer) appears on the scene and begins to preach a message of “repentance” (to repent means to have a change of mind and... Continue Reading →

Read thru the New Testament-June 9

John 18:1-23 John 18:1-11-Jesus takes the disciples to the garden of Gethsemane. They cross a ravine that was on the east side of Jerusalem…between the city and the Mount of Olives. Jesus had often taken His disciples to this garden before; and now, Judas knew where to find them. Judas guides a group of Roman... Continue Reading →

Read thru the New Testament-June 8

John 17John 17:1-26-Jesus prays to the Father. This prayer is often referred to as the “High Priestly” prayer since Jesus is praying in our behalf as our High Priest. His prayer is for all believers…those that were present there, at that moment, and those in the future (:20). Notice what Jesus prays for:for the Father... Continue Reading →

Read thru the New Testament-June 7

John 16:16-33Jesus continues teaching the disciples five indispensible lessons they will need to know in order to live in His absence. In verse 33, Jesus clearly states that the purpose of the things He is currently teaching them is to give them peace as they continue to live on earth in His absence.The fourth lesson... Continue Reading →

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