Beware of Religious Hypocrisy

Meanwhile, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to his disciples first, “Be on your guard against the leaven

Repent or Perish

At that time, some people came and reported to him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. And he[a] responded […]

A Sabbath Controversy

One Sabbath, when he went in to eat[a] at the house of one of the leading Pharisees, they were watching him closely. 

The Parable of the Lost Sheep

All the tax collectors and sinners were approaching to listen to him. And the Pharisees and scribes were complaining, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”

So he told them this parable: “What man among […]

The Parable of the Dishonest Manager

Now he said to the disciples: “There was a rich man who received an accusation that his manager was squandering his possessions. So he called the manager in and asked, ‘What is this I hear about you? Give an […]

Warnings from Jesus

He said to his disciples, “Offenses will certainly come,[a] but woe to the one through whom they come! It would […]

The Parable of the Persistent Widow

Now he told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not give up. “There was a judge in a certain town who didn’t fear God or respect people. And a widow 

Jesus Visits Zacchaeus

He entered Jericho and was passing through. There was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. He was trying to see who Jesus was, but he was not able because of the crowd, […]

The Authority of Jesus Challenged

One day as he was teaching the people in the temple and proclaiming the good news, the chief priests and the scribes, with the elders, came and said to him: “Tell us, by what authority are you doing these things? Who is it who gave […]

The Widow’s Gift

He looked up and saw the rich dropping their offerings into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow dropping in two tiny coins.[