Tag Archives: choice

A tough challenge

People were bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two sisters

As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A light dawns

Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, that one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A bad decision

Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate. “Are you the king … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The wrong decision

Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed. So they bound him, led him away and handed him over to Pilate the governor. When Judas, who … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

His kindness

I ask then: Did God reject his people? By no means! I am an Israelite myself, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don’t you know what Scripture says in … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Speaking the truth

I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit—I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Life, Literature, Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment