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Acts 1:24-26 – Why doesn’t God answer all prayers?/Will Judas go to heaven?

Then they (the 120 believers) prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two (Joseph and Matthias) you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs.” Then they cast lots, and the lot fell to Matthias; so he was added to the eleven apostles. […]

Acts 1:12-14 – Should Christians join small groups?

Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew; James son of Alphaeus and Simon the […]

Daily Devotional Luke 21:37-38 – How do I become closer to God? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 378

Each day Jesus was teaching at the temple, and each evening he went out to spend the night on the hill called the Mount of Olives, and all the people came early in the morning to hear him at the temple. (Luke 21:37-38) This week someone close to me asked me to pray for her […]

Daily Devotional Luke 21:34-36 – Am I prepared to stand before Jesus? – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 377

“Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap. For it will come on all those who live on the face of the whole earth. Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be […]

Daily Devotional Luke 18:1-5 – How often does God want me to pray? – Online Bible Study – Bible Study in easy English – Day 337

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant […]

Devotional Luke 11:11-13 – Bible Study, Commentary – Ask God for His Holy Spirit – What does the Holy Spirit do for us? – Day 252

“What father among you, if your son asks for bread, would give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, would give him a snake instead of a fish? Or if he asks for an egg, would give him a scorpion? If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 121 – Commentary Luke 2:39-40 – Do you depend on God?

When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on him. (Luke 2:39-40)   In the late 1990’s at a Rebecca St. […]

Day 94 – Luke 1:5-7 – Is prayer advantageous?

In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. But they were childless because Elizabeth […]

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