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Attempted murder

Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and … Continue reading

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He died for the truth

Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s … Continue reading

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Full of confidence

We know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands. Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed instead with our heavenly dwelling, … Continue reading

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Killed in prison

When Jesus had finished these parables, he moved on from there. Coming to his hometown, he began teaching the people in their synagogue, and they were amazed. “Where did this man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers?” they asked. … Continue reading

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Don’t let your hearts be troubled

“Don’t let your hearts be troubled,” said Jesus. “You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place … Continue reading

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Overcoming evil

When Jesus came into Peter’s house, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him. When evening came, many who were … Continue reading

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Buried treasure

Jesus gave the people this analogy. “The kingdom of heaven,” he said, “is like a farmer who sowed good seed in his field. But during the night, while everyone was asleep, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, then slipped away. When … Continue reading

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