Author: Jody Armstrong

Daily Devotional Luke 23:35-38 – Why didn’t Jesus save himself? Should Christians have self-control? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 411

And the people stood looking on. But even the rulers with them sneered, saying, “He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of God.” The soldiers also mocked Him, coming and offering Him sour wine, and saying, “If You are the King of the Jews, save Yourself.” And an […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:34b – What is the seamless garment of Jesus? – Do Christians wear the seamless garment of Jesus? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 410

And they divided His garments and cast lots. (Luke 23:34b)   The Gospel of John provides more details. When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes, dividing them into four shares, one for each of them, with the undergarment remaining. This garment was seamless, woven in one piece from top to bottom. “Let’s not […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:32-34 – Does Jesus forgive unbelievers? – What is forgiveness? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 409

There were also two others, criminals, led with Him to be put to death. And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on the left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:29-31 – Will God help me with my problems? – What does green tree mean in the Bible? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 408

“For indeed the days are coming in which they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, wombs that never bore, and breasts which never nursed!’ Then they will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us!’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us!’ For if people do these things when the tree is green, what will […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:27-28 – Who are the Daughters of Jerusalem? Are you a daughter of Jerusalem? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 407

And a great multitude of the people followed Him, and women who also mourned and lamented Him. But Jesus, turning to them, said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.” (Luke 23:27-28)   If you’re a man reading this devotional, don’t click it off. If you’re […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:26 – Why did Simon carry the cross for Jesus? – Why am I bearing a cross now? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 406

Now as they led Him away, they laid hold of a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, who was coming from the country, and on him they laid the cross that he might bear it after Jesus. (Luke 23:26) Simon, the Cyrene, was from Northern Africa. He presumably traveled a long way to celebrate the Passover […]

Daily Devotional Matthew 27:30-31 – Does Jesus understand what I’m going through?? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 405

“They spit on him, and took the staff and struck him on the head again and again. After they had mocked him, they took off the robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him away to crucify him.” (Matthew 27:30-31) The second definition of crucify at dictionary.com is to treat with […]

Daily Devotional Matthew 27:26-29 – Why did Jesus have to suffer? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 404

As we journey to the cross with Jesus, I don’t want to skip any details. Luke doesn’t tell the final torture Jesus experienced, so I’m skipping to Matthew. Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified. Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium […]

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