Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:54-62] January 2, 2018

Peter Denies Jesus 54 Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest’s house, and Peter was following at a distance. 55 And when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them.56 Then a servant girl, seeing him as he sat in the … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:47-53] December 31, 2017

The Kiss of Judas, by Giotto di Condone, 1337

Jesus Arrested 47 While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him,48 but Jesus asked him, “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?” 49 When Jesus’ followers saw what was going to happen, they … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:31-46] December 30, 2017

Agony in the Garden Mural

Jesus Prays in the Garden 39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him.40 On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.” 41 He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, 42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:21-30] December 29, 2017

Foot washing at the last supper with Judas watching

Jesus predicts his betrayal 21 But the hand of him who is going to betray me is with mine on the table. 22 The Son of Man will go as it has been decreed. But woe to that man who betrays him!” 23 They began to question among themselves which of them it might be who would do … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:14-20] December 28, 2017

Jesus giving communion at the Last Supper icon

The Bread and Cup at The Last Supper 14 When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table. 15 And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.16 For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:7-13] December 27, 2017

Unleavened Bread and wine

Preparations for the Passover 7 Then came the first day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 And Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover for us, so that we may eat it.” 9 They said to Him, “Where do You want us to prepare … Read more