Pharisees

Daily Devotional Acts 13:49-52—What should you do when you’re rejected? – Free online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 572

The word of the Lord spread through the whole region. But the Jewish leaders incited the God-fearing women of high standing and the leading men of the city. They stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them from their region. So they shook the dust off their feet as a warning to them […]

Acts 9:19b-22 – Am I proof that Jesus is the Messiah?

Saul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus. At once he began to preach in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God. All those who heard him were astonished and asked, “Isn’t he the man who raised havoc in Jerusalem among those who call on this name? And hasn’t he come here […]

Daily Devotional Luke 23:5-7 – Which leader do you follow? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 400

Then they became insistent. “But he is causing riots by his teaching wherever he goes – all over Judea, from Galilee to Jerusalem!” “Oh, is he a Galilean?” Pilate asked. When they said that he was, Pilate sent him to Herod Antipas, because Galilee was under Herod’s jurisdiction, and Herod happened to be in Jerusalem […]

Daily Devotional Luke 20:45-47 – How to leave a bad habit or trait at the cross, step 10 – Surround yourself with loving people – Online Bible study – Commentary in easy English – Day 368

While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples, “Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. They devour widows’ […]

Daily Devotional Luke 20:39-40 – Does Jesus have perfect answers? – Why did the Jewish leaders dare not ask Jesus any more questions? – Online Bible study – Commentary in easy English – Day 366

Some of the teachers responded, “Well said, teacher!” And no one dared to ask him any more questions.” (Luke 20:39-40) Yesterday I was frustrated. A hacker hacked my online accounts, affecting Facebook, internet, Amazon, and Walmart. I can’t make purchases or get into Facebook. Yesterday it drove me crazy as I tried to purchase and […]

Daily Devotional Luke 20:20-22 – Do I want to be a spy or a disciple of Jesus? – How to break a bad habit, step 7 – Become a disciple of Jesus – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 361

Daily Devotional Luke 20:20-22 – Do I want to be a spy or a disciple of Jesus? – How to break a bad habit, part 7 – Become a disciple of Jesus – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 361 Keeping a close watch on him, they sent spies, who pretended […]

Daily Devotional Luke 18:9-12 – What are the characteristics of a Pharisee? – The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Part 1) – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 339

To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people […]

Daily Devotional Luke 17:20-21 – What is the kingdom of God? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 333

Once, on being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, “The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed, nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is in your midst.” (Luke 17:20-21) The leader of […]

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