Tag: Peter

  • November 20 – The Holy Spirit Comes, Peter Preaches Jesus

    Reading Acts 1:1-5; 2:1-47 Devotional Jesus died on the day of the Passover feast. Fifty days after the Passover, another feast called Pentecost, was celebrated in Jerusalem. Originally, Pentecost was called the Feast of Weeks and was given in celebration of the firstfruits of the harvest. All of the Jews would assemble in Jerusalem to…

  • November 19 – Jesus is Raised from the Dead

    Reading Matt. 28:2-4 Mark 16:1-7 Luke 24:4-8 Mark 16:8 John 20:2-10 Mark 16:9; John 20:11-17 Matt. 28:8-15 Luke 24:9-11, 13-35; John 20:19 Luke 24:36-44 John 20:21-29; 21:1-24 Matt. 28:16-20; Mark 16:15-18 Luke 24:45-51; Acts 1:6-11 Luke 24:52-53; Acts 1:12-26 Mark 16:20 John 20:30-31; 21:25 Devotional Early on Sunday morning there was a violent earthquake and…

  • November 16 – Jesus is Betrayed, Arrested

    Reading Mark 14:32-34; John 18:1 Luke 22:41-45 Matt. 26:40-46 Mark 14:43-45; Luke 22:47-48; John 18:2-9 Matt. 26:50b-54; Mark 14:46-47; Luke 22:49-51; John 18:10-11 Luke 22:52-53 Matt. 26:56b; Mark 14:50-52; John 18:12-17, 19-23 Luke 22:54; John 18:18, 24 Matt. 26:69-72; Luke 22:55-58 Mark 14:55-64 Luke 22:63-65 Matt. 26:73-74a; Luke 22:59-60a; John 18:26-27 Luke 22:60b-62 Matt. 27:1; Luke…

  • November 14 – The Upper Room

    Reading Luke 22:14-21, 23-30 John 13:1-21 Matt. 26:22-25; John 13:22-35 Luke 22:31-34; John 13:36-38 John 14:1-31a Luke 22:35-38 Matt. 26:20; John 14:31b Matt. 26:31-35 Devotional As the Jewish day transitioned from Wednesday to Thursday (Jews measured days from sunset to sunset), Jesus and His apostles met in the upper room, that Peter and John had…

  • November 1 – Jesus Walks on Water

    Reading Mark 6:34; Luke 9:11b Mark 6:35-44; John 6:5-14 Mark 6:45-50; John 6:15-21 Matt. 14:28-33; Mark 6:51-52 Mark 6:53-56 John 6:22-71 Mark 7:1-13 Matt. 15:10-20; Mark 7:14-23 John 7:1 Devotional Today’s reading includes two amazing miracles Jesus performed: feeding over five thousand people with only five loaves of bread and two fish; and walking on…

  • October 25 – Jesus Heals, Opposition Grows

    Reading Mark 2:13-14 Matt. 9:10-13; Luke 5:29-32 Luke 5:33-39 John 5:1-3, 5-47 Matt. 12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28 Matt. 12:9-14; Mark 3:1-6; Luke 6:6-11 Matt. 12:15-21; Mark 3:7-12 Luke 6:12-19 Devotional One day while walking along the Sea of Galilee and teaching a crowd, Jesus called Matthew, who was a tax collector, to come follow Him, and…

  • October 24 – Jesus Begins the Great Galilean Ministry

    Reading Matt. 4:12-17; Luke 4:14-15 Luke 4:16-30 Luke 5:1-10a Matt. 4:18-22; Luke 5:10b-11 Mark 1:21-38 Matt. 4:23-25 Mark 1:40-45; 2:1-12 Devotional After Jesus heard that John the Baptist had been imprisoned by Herod, He returned to Galilee, staying in Capernaum. From this point forward Jesus began preaching repentance because the kingdom of heaven was near.…

  • October 23 – Jesus’ Early Work in Judea, Samaria, and Galilee

    Reading John 1:35-51; 2:1-25; 3:1-36; 4:1-54 Luke 3:19-20 Devotional Jesus gathered His first four apostles: Andrew, Peter, Philip and Nathanael. Andrew had been one of John the Baptist’s disciples and had left John to follow Jesus. Andrew asked Jesus where He was staying, followed Him and spent the day with Him. Andrew went and found…

  • Timing of the Last Supper and Crucifixion

    One of the most intriguing and difficult topics I’ve studied in the past year is the timing of the events surrounding Jesus’ death and, in particular, the meal which is commonly referred to as the Last Supper. When did Jesus eat the Last Supper? Was this meal the Passover? After learning what I found, I…

  • Church Notes: Kids Lesson on Listening

    Kids’ lesson on the subject of Listening.