Read Through the Bible – Day #105 – Acts Chapter 16

  The Macedonian Vision Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. And a disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek, and he was well spoken of by the brethren who were in Lystra and Iconium. Paul wanted this man to go with him; and he took him and circumcised him because … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #105 – Acts Chapter 16

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Read Through the Bible – Day #72 – John Chapter 4

Jesus Goes to Galilee Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were), He left Judea and went away again into Galilee. And He had to pass through Samaria. So He came to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #72 – John Chapter 4

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Read Through the Bible – Day #68 – Luke Chapter 24

The Resurrection But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men suddenly stood near … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #68 – Luke Chapter 24

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Read Through the Bible – Day #51 – Luke Chapter 7

Jesus Heals a Centurion’s Servant When He had completed all His discourse in the hearing of the people, He went to Capernaum. And a centurion’s slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die. When he heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders asking Him to come and save the life of his slave. When they came … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #51 – Luke Chapter 7

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Read Through the Bible – Day #45 – Luke Chapter 1

Introduction Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus; so that you may know the exact truth about … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #45 – Luke Chapter 1

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Who Was Jesus?

I recently read Finding the Real Jesus (which appears to be sort of a shortened version of The Case for the Real Jesus) by Lee Strobel. According to Strobel, several "portraits" of Jesus have been recently gaining popularity: Increasingly, the traditional picture of Jesus is under an intellectual onslaught from critical scholars, popular historians, TV documentaries, … Continue reading Who Was Jesus?