Where would we go?

56 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in them. 57 As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever eats me lives because of me. 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven. It isn’t like the bread your ancestors ate, and then they died.Continue reading “Where would we go?”

Companion

26 “When the Companion comes, whom I will send from the Father—the Spirit of Truth who proceeds from the Father—he will testify about me. 27 You will testify too, because you have been with me from the beginning. you will remember that I told you about them. “I didn’t say these things to you from the beginning, because IContinue reading “Companion”

lost sheep

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3So he told them this parable: 4“Which one of you, having a hundred sheep and losing one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in theContinue reading “lost sheep”

Keep Awake

32“But about that day or hour no one knows, neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 33Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when the time will come. 34It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his slaves in charge, each with his work,Continue reading “Keep Awake”

The Everlasting Love of God

15As for mortals, their days are like grass; they flourish like a flower of the field; 16for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more 17But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children’s children, 18toContinue reading “The Everlasting Love of God”

Simon’s Mother-in-Law

29As soon as they left the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30Now Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told him about her at once. 31He came and took her by the hand and lifted her up. Then the fever left her, and sheContinue reading “Simon’s Mother-in-Law”

Elijah and Elisha

19So he set out from there, and found Elisha son of Shaphat, who was plowing. There were twelve yoke of oxen ahead of him, and he was with the twelfth. Elijah passed by him and threw his mantle over him. 20He left the oxen, ran after Elijah, and said, “Let me kiss my father and myContinue reading “Elijah and Elisha”

The Widow’s Son

17After this the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became ill; his illness was so severe that there was no breath left in him. 18She then said to Elijah, “What have you against me, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my sin to remembrance, and to cause theContinue reading “The Widow’s Son”

Ruth Follows Naomi

In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and two sons. 2The name of the man was Elimelech and the name of his wife Naomi, and the names of hisContinue reading “Ruth Follows Naomi”

A Call to God for Help

12O God, do not be far from me; O my God, make haste to help me! 13Let my accusers be put to shame and consumed; let those who seek to hurt me be covered with scorn and disgrace. 14But I will hope continually, and will praise you yet more and more. 15My mouth will tellContinue reading “A Call to God for Help”