Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 23:26-43] January 9, 2018

The Crucifixion Giotto, Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi

The Crucifixion Luke 23:26-43 26 And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. 27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. 28 But turning to them … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 23:18-25] January 8, 2018

Antonio Ciseri's depiction of Ecce Homo, 1871.

Pilate Delivers Jesus to Be Crucified Luke 23:18-25 18 But they all cried out together, “Away with this man, and release to us Barabbas”— 19 a man who had been thrown into prison for an insurrection started in the city and for murder. 20 Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus, 21 but they kept shouting, “Crucify, crucify him!” 22 A third time he … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 23:6-16] January 6, 2018

Jesus at Herod's Court, by Duccio, c. 1310

Jesus Before Herod Luke 23:6-16 6 When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. 7 And when he learned that he belonged to Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him over to Herod, who was himself in Jerusalem at that time. 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired to see him, because he … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 23:1-5] January 5, 2018

Jesus before Pilate

Jesus Before Pilate Then the whole company of them arose and brought him before Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding us to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ, a king.” 3 And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:66-71] January 4, 2018

Jesús before the Sanhedrin, José de Madrazo

Jesus Before the Council 66 When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said, 67 “If you are the Christ, tell us.” But he said to them, “If I tell you, you will not believe, 68 and if I ask you, you will not answer. 69 But … Read more

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [Luke 22:63-65] January 3, 2018

Dirk van Babueren, Christ Crowned with Thorns

Jesus Is Mocked 63 Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking him as they beat him. 64 They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” 65 And they said many other things against him, blaspheming him. Observations and Reflections Throughout the course of Jesus’ ministry, He proved Himself to be all knowing … Read more