November, 2019


THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – TWO PERSPECTIVES

TWO PERSPECTIVES “The seventy came back triumphant. ‘Master, even the demons danced to your tune!’ Jesus said, ‘I know. I saw Satan fall, a bolt of lightning out of the sky. See what I’ve given you? Safe passage as you walk on snakes and scorpions, and protection from every assault of the Enemy. No one can put a hand on …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE RABBI’S BLESSING

THE RABBI’S BLESSING “‘When you enter a town and are not received, go out in the street and say, ‘The only thing we got from you is the dirt on out feet, and we’re giving it back. Did you have any idea that God’s kingdom was right on your doorstep?’ Sodom will have it better on Judgment Day than the …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – YOU ARE THE MESSAGE

YOU ARE THE MESSAGE “When you enter a home, greet the family, ‘Peace.’ If your greeting is received, then it’s a good place to stay. But if it’s not received, take it back and get out. Don’t impose yourself. “Stay at one home, taking your meals there, for a worker deserves three square meals. Don’t move from house to house …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – YOU ARE THE ANSWER

CHAPTER TEN YOU ARE THE ANSWER “Later the Master selected seventy and sent them ahead of Him in pairs to every town and place where He intended to go. He gave them this charge: ‘What a huge harvest! And how few the harvest hands. So on your knees; ask the God of the Harvest to send harvest hands.’ “‘On your …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – JESUS TURNED TOUGH?

JESUS TURNED TOUGH? “As they were walking along the road, a man said to them, ‘I will follow you wherever you go.’ Jesus replied, ‘Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.’ “He said to another man, ‘Follow me.’ But he replied, ‘Lord, first let me go and bury …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – SELECTIVE DEAFNESS

SELECTIVE DEAFNESS “John spoke up, ‘Master, we saw a man using your name to expel demons and we stopped Him because he wasn’t of our group.’  Jesus said, ‘Don’t stop him. If he’s not an enemy, he’s an ally.’ “When it came close to the time for His Ascension, He gathered up His courage and steeled Himself for the journey …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – SMALL IS GREAT

SMALL IS GREAT “They started arguing over which of them would be the most famous. When Jesus realised how much this mattered to them, He brought a child to His side. ‘Whoever accepts this child as if the child were me, accepts me,’ He said, ‘and whoever accepts me, accepts the One who sent me. You become great by accepting, …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – A COMMON PHENOMENON

A COMMON PHENOMENON “While they continued to stand around exclaiming over all the things He was doing, Jesus said to His disciples, ‘Treasure and ponder each of these next words: The Son of Man is about to be betrayed into human hands.” They didn’t get what He was saying. It was like He was speaking a foreign language and they …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – ANOTHER LESSON LEARNED

ANOTHER LESSON LEARNED “When they came down off the mountain the next day, a big crowd was there to meet them. A man called from out of the crowd, ‘Please, please, Teacher, take a look at my son. He’s my only child. Suddenly he’s screaming, thrown into convulsions, his mouth foaming. And then it beats him black-and-blue before it leaves. …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – LISTEN TO HIM

LISTEN TO HIM “Meanwhile, Peter and those with him were slumped over in sleep. When they came to, rubbing their eyes, they saw Jesus in His glory and the two men standing with Him. When Moses and Elijah had left, Peter said to Jesus, ‘Master, this is a great moment! Let’s build three memorials: one for you, one for Moses …Continue reading →