Through the Bible, August 13

Reading: John 21 Summary: John finishes his gospel with the account of a resurrection of Jesus found only in his Gospel, which is typical. Ample space is devoted to the restoration of the broken relationship of Peter with Jesus—such a stark contrast to Judas’ failed response to his own failure. …

Through the Bible, July 15

Reading: Matthew 16-17 Summary: Two crucial events dominate chapters 16 and 17.  First is Peter’s confession of Jesus as being the Son of God.  This event plays a critical role in this Gospel as Matthew shows that people thought quite highly of Jesus, yet of critical importance was his true …