â€śChrist the Redeemerâ€ť, marble relief. Artist: Tullio Lombardo, Date:1500-1520
Saturday, 16 October 2021 “Therefore, of these men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, Acts 1:21 Note: You can listen to today’s commentary courtesy of our friends at “Bible in...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
A pendant made from a silver coin, the dekadrachm (ten-drachma) of Syracuse, set in a gold mount with a suspension loop. This coin is reputed to be one of the thirty pieces of silver paid to Judas for betraying Christ. This belief comes from the Middle Ages. The gold band surrounded the coin is inscribed with: â€śQuia precium sanguinis estâ€ť [This is the price of blood]. *Note: it is unlikely this was actually one of the original silver coins. The Hunt Museum, Limerick Ireland.
Friday, 15 October 2021 “For it is written in the Book of Psalms:‘Let his dwelling place be desolate,And let no one live in it’;and, 'Let another take his office.’ Acts 1:20 Note: You can listen to today’s Commentary...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śJudas Returning 30 Pieces of Silverâ€ť, Artist: Rembrandt, Date: 1629, Location: Mulgrave Castle in Lythe, North Yorkshire.
Thursday, 14 October 2021 And it became known to all those dwelling in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.) Acts 1:19 Note: You can listen to today’s Commentary courtesy of our...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śDeath of Judas; Crucifixion.â€ť Plaque on an ivory casket, 5th century
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 (Now this man purchased a field with the wages of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his entrails gushed out. Acts 1:18 Note: You can listen to today’s commentary courtesy of our...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śThe Kiss of Judasâ€ť, Artist: Wilhelm Marstrand, Date: 1860-1908, Nivaagaard Museum
Tuesday, 12 October 2021 for he was numbered with us and obtained a part in this ministry.” Acts 1:17 Note: You can listen to today’s commentary courtesy of our friends at “Bible in Ten” podcast. (Click Here) You can also...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śChrist on the Sea of Galileeâ€ť, EugĂ¨ne Delacroix, 1853 or earlier, Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Monday, 11 October 2021 “Men and brethren, this Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus; Acts 1:16 Note: You can listen to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śLast Supper, Agony in the Garden, Carrying of the Crossâ€ť Unknown Artist, Date 1492. St. Elizabethâ€™s Church in WrocĹ‚aw
Sunday, 10 October 2021 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (altogether the number of names was about a hundred and twenty), and said, Acts 1:15 Note: You can listen to today’s commentary courtesy of our friends at...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
â€śMoses with the Ten Commandmentsâ€ť Artist: Rembrandt Date: 1659
GemĂ¤ldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
For part 1 of today's commentary, see HERE continued... Life application: As noted above, the word homothumadon will be looked at a little more closely. These are all of the uses of the word in Scripture – “These all continued with one...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Saturday, 9 October 2021 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers. Acts 1:14 Note: You can listen to today’s introduction courtesy of our friends at...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
From The Wenceslas Bible, 1390s, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna.
Story of Joseph and his brothers from Genesis 33&34
Friday, 8 October 2021 And when they had entered, they went up into the upper room where they were staying: Peter, James, John, and Andrew; Philip and Thomas; Bartholomew and Matthew; James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot; and Judas the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]