Translation and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 13: 18 (Jesus said) “I’m not talking about all of you; I know the ones I’ve chosen. But ‘the one who eats my food is ready to kick me,’ so that Scripture may be fulfilled. I tell you this now before it happens, so that when it happens […]

MATERIAL FROM THIS SITE CAN BE COPIED  BY HIGHLIGHTING THE TEXT IN THE USUAL WAY AND PASTING INTO YOUR OWN COMPUTER The Bible passages for this week are both from MARK 5 Mark 5: 1-20 Mark 5: 21-43 These are long readings both of which tell a complete story about Jesus. MARK 5 1-20 They […]

Translation and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 13 It was before the festival of Passover that Jesus knew the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. He had loved his own people who were in this world and he loved them to the end. During supper, when the […]

Apologies to Bible Blog readers who may run into pages like this, which are intended to assist with worship preparation in the Sidlaw Churches. HELLO SIDLAW MEMBERS AND FRIENDS! This space is for you if you are preparing for Sunday worship. Here you will find the BIBLE PASSAGES for the week along with a note […]

Translation and Commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 12: 37 Although Jesus had done so many miraculous signs in their presence, they did not put their trust in him, so that the word of the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled, as he said, Lord who has trusted our report, and to whom has the Lord’s arm […]

Translation and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 12: 27 (Jesus said) Now my soul is troubled. And what am I to say? ‘Father, rescue me from this hour’? But for this cause I came to this hour. Father, give honour to your name!” Then a voice came from heaven, “I have honoured it and I will […]

Translation and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 12:9 So when the large crowd of Judeans realised that Jesus was there, they came not only on his account, but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus too, for because of him many Judeans […]

Translation and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 12 Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. So they gave a dinner for him there, and Martha was serving, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him. Then Mary took a pound of […]

TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY ON JOHN’S GOSPEL JOHN 11:47 The chief priests and the Pharisees then convened a council and said: ” What are we doing? For this man is performing many miraculous signs. If we allow him to do so, everyone will place their trust in him and the Romans will come and take away […]

Translation  and commentary on John’s Gospel JOHN 11: 38 Then Jesus, roused to indignation again, came to the tomb. It was a cave and a stone lay against it. Jesus said, “Lift the stone away!” Martha, the dead man’s sister said to him, “Lord, he already stinks, for he’s been dead four days!” Jesus said […]