MALACHI

MALACHI Introduction Malachi 1 The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi. God loves the (godly) Jacob, and hated the (worldly) Esau 2 I have loved you [Israel], saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob’s [physical, blood] brother [yes]? saith the LORD: yet I loved…

GOSPEL OF MATTHEW

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW Matthew 1  Introduction The Genealogy of Jesus Christ The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and…

GOSPEL OF MARK

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MARK Mark 1 Introduction The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; 2 As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. The Levitical Priest John the Baptist Prepares the Way for the…

GOSPEL OF LUKE

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT LUKE Luke 1 Introduction Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, 2 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; 3 It seemed…

GOSPEL OF JOHN

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT JOHN John 1 Introduction Incarnation The Eternal Word of Life Became Flesh In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any…

ACTS

ACTS THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES Acts 1  Introduction The former treatise [Gospel of Luke] have I made, O Theophilus [friend of God], of all that Jesus began both to do and teach [the earthly Ministry of Jesus], 2 Until the day in which He was taken up [The Ascension – 40 days after the Resurrection],…

ROMANS

THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE ROMANS Romans 1 Introduction Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, 2 Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures, 3 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the…