Basic Luke: Chapter Fourteen
Take the Lowest Seat And it came about that when he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees on the Sabbath, to have a meal, they were watching him.  And a certain man was there who had a disease.  And Jesus, answering, said to the scribes... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Fifteen
The Lost Sheep Now all the tax-farmers and sinners came near to give ear to him.  And the Pharisees and scribes were angry, saying, This man gives approval to sinners, and takes food with them. And he made a story for them, saying,  What man of you, having a... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Sixteen
The Story of the False Servant And another time he said to the disciples, There was a certain man of great wealth who had a servant; and it was said to him that this servant was wasting his goods.  And he sent for him and said, What is this... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Seventeen
Faith as Great as a Grain of Mustard Seed And he said to his disciples, It is necessary for causes of trouble to come about, but unhappy is he by whom they come.  It would be well for him if a great stone was put round his neck and... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Eighteen
The Trouble of the Widow And he made a story for them, the point of which was that men were to go on making prayer and not get tired;  Saying, There was a judge in a certain town, who had no fear of God or respect for man:  And... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Nineteen
The Chief Tax-Farmer And he went into Jericho, and when he was going through it,  A man, named Zacchaeus, who was the chief tax-farmer, and a man of wealth,  Made an attempt to get a view of Jesus, and was not able to do so, because of the people,... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Twenty
Jesus Was Questioned About His Authority And it came about on one of those days, when he was teaching the people in the Temple and preaching the good news, That the chief priests and the scribes and the rulers of the people came to him and said, Make clear... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Twenty-One
Do not be Tricked And looking up, he saw the men of wealth putting their offerings in the money-box.  And he saw a certain poor widow putting in a farthing.  And he said, Truly I say to you, This poor widow has given more than all of them:  For... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Twenty-Three
They Turned Him Before Pilate And they all went and took him before Pilate. And they made statements against him, saying, This man has to our knowledge been teaching our nation to do wrong, and not to make payment of taxes to Caesar, even saying that he himself is... Read more
Basic Luke: Chapter Twenty-Four
He Has Come Back to Life But on the first day of the week, at dawn, they came to the place where his body had been put, taking the spices which they had got ready.  And they saw that the stone had been rolled away.  And they went in,... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter One
John the Baptist Preaches The first words of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Even as it is said in the book of Isaiah the prophet, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way; The voice of one crying... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Two
The Paralyzed Man And when he came into Capernaum again after some days, the news went about that he was in the house. And a great number had come together, so that there was no longer room for them, no, not even about the door: and he gave them... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Three
Doing Good on the Worship Day And he went again into the Synagogue; and there was a man there whose hand was dead. And they were watching him to see if he would make him well on the Sabbath day, so that they might have something against him. And... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Four
The Story of the Spreading of Seeds And again he was teaching by the seaside. And a very great number of people had come to him, so that he got into a boat on the sea and took his seat; and all the people were on the land by... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Five
The Man Taken Over by Evil Spirit And they came to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gerasenes. And when he had got out of the boat, straight away there came to him from the place of the dead a man with an unclean... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Six
A Simple Woodman And the twelve came together to Jesus; and they gave him an account of all the things they had done, and all they had been teaching. And he said to them, Come away by yourselves to a quiet place, and take a rest for a time.... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Seven
Unclean  Heart And there came together to him the Pharisees and certain of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, And had seen that some of his disciples took their bread with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. Now the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not take food without... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Nine
He Was Changed in Form And he said to them, Truly I say to you, there are some here who will have no taste of death till they see the kingdom of God come with power. And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John,... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Ten
Free From Marriage And he got up, and went into the country of Judaea on the other side of Jordan: and great numbers of people came together to him again; and, as was his way, he gave them teaching. And Pharisees came to him, testing him with the question,... Read more
Basic Mark: Chapter Eleven
Entering Jerusalem Riding in a Young Ass And when they came near to Jerusalem, to Beth-phage and Bethany, at the Mountain of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, And said to them, Go into the little town opposite: and when you come to it, you will see a... Read more