Harmony Bible – deliverance

Believe in Him or Not

September 2nd, 2015|Five|Comments Off on Believe in Him or Not

Week 62 | Sections 68, 69

From one house to another and then into his home town, Jesus continues to heal, teach and inspire people with the Gospel. Over and over people’s encounter with Jesus teaches us that faith can: set us free, move mountains, raise the dead, heal the sick, and allow us to more than we can ask or imagine   – but what is to come from a lack of faith?  What is the cost of […]

Double-minded and Backbiting

June 19th, 2015|Five|Comments Off on Double-minded and Backbiting

Week 52 | Section 61

Our reading today is one of three passages in the Harmony of the Gospels that render ink to the harsh saying of Jesus.

In this instance, Jesus calls the pharisees “a brood of vipers” and challenges not only their logic but their motives and priorities.

This is a passage that many irenic Christians would rather skip over, however it provides disciples the opportunity to explore several important spiritual truths including: conflict, kingdom-mindedness, peace-keeping, discernment, admonishment, spiritual warfare, the day […]

The Embrace of Community

December 21st, 2014|Three|Comments Off on The Embrace of Community

Week 29 | Section 43

This week we read of Jesus healing Peter’s mother-in-law and learn about the nature of community, compassion, and care. In this passage we see the compassion of Christ as the consolation of Jerusalem. Jesus’ attention to the Sabbath, care of the Peter’s mother-in-law and the others gathered provide us a worthy model that would transform cultures and communities around the globe.

Scripture:

Group Dialog:

Why do you think Matthew, Mark, and Luke include the story of […]

Power and Authority

December 7th, 2014|Three|Comments Off on Power and Authority

Week 28 | Section 42

Jesus has gone to the Synagogue on the Sabbath but there encounters a demoniac. Astounding those present, he sets the demoniac free and word of Jesus’ authority spread throughout the region. The Good News is not limited to our salvation but our daily experience of God’s grace and power in our lives as we live Christ.

Scripture:

Group Dialog:

What kind of authority does Jesus have in the synagogue? In his teaching? And […]