Every year, BibleGateway.com—the world’s most visited Christian website—publishes a list of the most read Bible verses on its website. The list always includes a number of familiar Bible verses (Proverbs 3:5–6; Psalm 23:4; 1 Corinthians 13:4; Romans 12:1–2; Philippians 4:6, 13; Romans 8:28; Jeremiah 29:11).
Throughout his ministry, Jesus corrected kingdom misconceptions. His disciples failed to understand that some things must happen in order to secure the kingdom. A part of what must happen is that the citizens of the kingdom must work to see it come. As he approached
Jesus was never afraid to speak the truth or do what was right, even if it meant offending people. On Friday, we saw that he was invited to a banquet at a leading Pharisee’s house (Luke 14:1–6), where he immediately offended the religious leaders by
Our text shows us a leper who came to Jesus for cleansing. In the Bible, leprosy is a dreaded disease that is a picture of sin. Sin has affected every aspect of our being. Salvation is so vividly illustrated in our passage. Leprosy is a