Category: Gospels and Acts

The Book of Acts

Acts 1 Luke begins by referring to his former history of Christ now known as the Book of Luke and a short reminder of its contents. Luke and  Acts were written as historical letters to Theophilus a man of Greece [judging by the Greek name]. Theophilus must have shared these two letters with others and they […]

John 12 – 21

John 12 John 12 provides some immediate background to the final Passover of Christ in the flesh. Notice that this anointing took place six days before Passover, and since Passover was on a Wednesday we can count back six days,  Tues, Mon, Sun, Sat, Fri, Thurs.  This dinner at which the woman anointed the feet of Jesus […]

John 1 – 11

John 1 The Word [Logos] was present at creation with the member of the Elohim [Mighty Ones] family who became God the Father. In the beginning the two members of the Elohim family said: Genesis 1:26 And God [Elohim, Mighty Ones] said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: John 1:1 In […]

Luke 13 – 24

Luke 13 If we compromise with even one point of God’s Word, or break any commandment, we have broken the [whole] law. ALL have sinned and ALL need to sincerely repent and turn to an intensive effort to internalize the nature of God through diligent study, continual prayerful meditation and whole hearted obedience to every Word of […]

Luke 1 – 12

Introduction Luke 1 focuses on the advent and mission of John Baptist as the Elijah preparing the way for the coming of the physical Messiah, by calling all to sincere repentance.  John Baptist had the attitude, zeal, dedication and courage of Elijah, and prepared the way for the coming of Christ in the flesh  to teach […]

Mark

Mark The Gospel of Mark narrates the Ministry of Jesus from his baptism by John the Baptist to his death and resurrection. It focuses particularly on the last week of his life (chapters 11–16) in Jerusalem. Mark 1 The gospel of Jesus Christ is the Gospel that Christ taught; therefore in its broadest meaning the […]

Matthew 15 – 28

Matthew 15 Matthew 15:1 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, 15:2 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread. Jesus uses this question to teach that they transgress God’s Word by their traditions. Jesus uses the example […]

Matthew 1 – 14

Matthew 1 Matthew chapters one and two are about establishing the Messiah-ship of Jesus [Hebrew:  Yeshua] by going over his birth and very early life; and how the prophecies were fulfilled. Matthew 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. While Jesus was not the biological […]

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