Tuesday 24th January 2023

MATTHEW 17 The final verse of chapter 16 is said almost as an afterthought: “Truly, I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom” (16:28).  What did it mean?  Perhaps we should ask Peter again!  In his second letter he says:Continue reading “Tuesday 24th January 2023”

Monday 23rd January 2023

MATTHEW 16 “Who do the people say that the Son of Man is?” – asked Jesus to his disciples.  They took it in turns to list the different ideas that the crowds held about him:  John the Baptist, perhaps, or Elijah (nearly the same thing), or perhaps a reincarnation of Jeremiah or one of theContinue reading “Monday 23rd January 2023”

Monday 24th January 2022

GENESIS 47 and 48 Joseph’s career continued to flourish and during the famine years, he took the opportunity to amass vast wealth on behalf of Pharaoh, essentially making all Egypt into Pharaoh’s slaves.  This is somewhat ironic, given that later, his own people would be the ones in slavery!  Israel, in Joseph’s time, were thereforeContinue reading “Monday 24th January 2022”

Sunday 23rd January 2022

MATTHEW 16 “Who do the people say that the Son of Man is?” – asked Jesus to his disciples.  They took it in turns to list the different ideas that the crowds held about him:  John the Baptist, perhaps, or Elijah (nearly the same thing), or perhaps a reincarnation of Jeremiah or one of theContinue reading “Sunday 23rd January 2022”