Luke 18:35–39 (NIV): As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. 36 When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. 37 They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” 38 He called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” 39 Those who led the way rebuked him … Continue reading Glory Passing By Luke 18:35-39
Luke 18:15–17 (NIV): People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. 16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such … Continue reading Let the Children Come. Luke 18:15-17
Luke 18:9–14 (NIV): To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not … Continue reading Looked Down on Everyone Else. Luke 18:9-14
Luke 18:1–2 (NIV): Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. Before the parable is told we are given the meaning. We are told to persist in our prayers. To not give up. I think this is hard for us. When we don’t see … Continue reading Dont Give Up. Luke 18:1-2
Thanks for tuning in for another moment of fiction. This was a submission to a short story competition for January. The stories always have some words and props they need to be included and this months the story needed to centre around a decision, begin at sunrise and have some other words included. Enjoy! The … Continue reading Letting Go.
Luke 17:11–19 (NIV): Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When he saw them, he … Continue reading Process versus Provider. Luke 17:11-19
Luke 17:5–6 (NIV): The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you. As I read this passage today I noticed something I haven’t really … Continue reading The Danger of Unforgiveness. Luke 17:1-6
Another month and another moment of fiction - just for something different. I recently submitted this short story using the prompts provided. Enjoy. “What is it?” I had barely closed the door on the delivery driver and Jasmine was at my side. “Let me see” she insisted as she tried catching a glimpse of the … Continue reading The Gift.
Today our reading is the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, this is not a picture of heaven and hell as some would say. A parable is a teaching to lead us into a greater truth, one that is usually revealed at the end. This parable is a picture once more of our hearts. … Continue reading Even if Someone Rises from the Dead. Luke 16:31
Luke 16:14–15 (NIV): The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus. 15 He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of others, but God knows your hearts. What people value highly is detestable in God’s sight. We can fool others. We can even fool ourselves. … Continue reading You See the Depth of My Heart… Luke 16:14-15