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Daily Bible Readings

The daily reading provides a short passage to encourage you to read your bible daily and to help you learn, apply, and grow in it’s teachings and wisdom.

The passages are usually a short portion of the most recent sermon. Listen to the sermon first and then each day read along to refresh your memory of the talk and provide a deeper understanding of the text.

  • Paradoxical Behaviour

    Luke 6:27-38
    Luke 6:27-38. Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who slander you. The values of the kingdom of God are paradoxical to the world. The world believes in reciprocal relationships – loving those who love you, doing good to…
  • Happy-in-life or Woes

    Luke 6:20-26
    In Luke 6:20-26 Jesus starts to preach a sermon to his disciples. Jesus begins the sermon speaking of a group of people who are blessed. This is one of those times where it is hard to translate the original Greek word into English. The English word ‘blessed’ can mean ‘receiving…
  • Jesus and effectual calling

    Luke 6:5-11
    A man has a withered hand that he is unable to stretch out. And yet this is exactly what Jesus call him to do. Jesus’ authority and the power of his word is such that when he calls for something, he enables that which he calls for. One recalls how…
  • Jesus and the Sabbath

    Luke 6:1-5
    The religious leaders object to Jesus’ disciples on the ground that they break the Sabbath. They say this because in hunger as they walk through the grain fields, the pluck some heads of grain (harvesting) and rub the husks off in their hands (threshing). Jesus responds by saying: “Lord of…
  • Jesus’ disciples feast and drink wine

    Luke 5:27-39
    Jesus calls a dishonest tax collector to follow him. In joy the forgiven sinner invites other tax collectors and sinners to a feast. The religious leaders have two questions in opposition to Jesus’ actions. The first is, why does Jesus engage in table fellowship with such obvious sinners? Jesus answers:…
  • Jesus heals a lame man

    Luke 5:17-26
    Jesus is doing what he always does – teaching the people the word of God, whether in a synagogue, in a boat, on a mountain or as here in a house. Four men bring their lame friend to be healed. Not being able to enter the house because of the…
  • Jesus heals a leper

    Luke 5:12-16
    A man “full of skin disease” falls down on his face and begs Jesus, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” Jesus is willing, stretches out his hand, touches the untouchable and says, I am willing, be clean” – and the man is cleansed. In the Old Testament…
  • God’s Word

    Luke says that on one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear the word of God, he sat down and taught the people by the lake side from the boat. When Jesus commands Peter to let down his nets – the night fishing ones – Peter…
  • Jesus – good news

    Luke 4
    The following first century inscription has been found concerning Caesar Augustus: “The most divine Caesar…we should consider equal to the Beginning of all things…for when everything was falling into disorder and tending toward dissolution, he restored it once more and gave the whole world a new aspect; Caesar … the…
  • Temptation

    Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. During those days he ate nothing and he was hungry. It seems strange that the first thing the Holy Spirit does is to…