"'Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.' When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, 'Receive the Holy Spirit.'"
Tag: Luke 5
A Moment of Clarity
So we went – and we listened – and we watched. And then we went home. I thought that was it. Boy, was I wrong.
Return to the Depths
Peter and the others, they may have been glad to see Jesus. Maybe they were comforted as they listened to Jesus teach while they cleaned their nets. Maybe they were pleased that Jesus asked to use their boat. Then Jesus...
Then the scribes and the Pharisees began to question, “Who is this who is speaking blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?” When Jesus perceived their questionings, he answered them, “Why do you raise such questions in your hearts?...
Clearing the Path
Jesus Heals a Paralysed Man - vie de Jesus mafa One day, while he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting near by (they had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem); and...
Lord, If You Want
The man was not saying, “Lord, if it’s no trouble” or “Lord, if you have a minute.” No, he was asking what Jesus desired, pleased and intended to do.
A Simple Act of Hospitality
Sea of Galilee, Israel Later, Jesus himself appeared again to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberius. This is how it happened. – John 21:1 (CEB) This week I was reading John 21 with a friend. This has always been...