She (Martha) came to him (Jesus) and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!” “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed – or indeed only one. Mary has chosen […]
Bible Study Devotional – Day 124 – Commentary Luke 2:49-51 – Did Jesus know his future?
“Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s House? But they did not understand what he was saying to them. Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. And Jesus […]
Bible Study Devotional – Day 123 – Commentary Luke 2:46-48 – Did Jesus learn from humans?
After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, “Son, why have you treated us like this? […]
Bible Study Devotional -Day 116 – Commentary Luke 2:21-24 – Is it important Mary was poor and obeyed the Law of the Lord?
On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel has given him before he was conceived. When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as […]
Bible Study Devotional – Day 115 – Commentary Luke 2:16-20 – How does your heart react to Jesus’ birth?
So, they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. But Mary treasured up all […]
Bible Study Devotional – Day 112 – Commentary Luke 2:6-7 – Can we be content in uncomfortable situations?
While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. (Luke 2:6-7) Every Christmas Eve, Christians rush to Christmas Eve service because, if […]
Bible Study Devotional – Day 111 – Commentary Luke 2:1-5 – Can God be born in me?
In those days, Caesar Augustus made a law. It required that a list be made of everyone in the whole Roman World. It was the first time a list was made of the people while Quirinius was governor of Syria. Everyone went to their own town to be listed. So Joseph went also. He went […]
Bible Study Devotional = Day 105 – Commentary Luke 1:46:49 – What is the difference between soul and spirit?
And Mary said, “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me – Holy is His name.” (Luke 1:46-49) Our […]