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THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHEN YOU PRAY, SAY…

WHEN YOU PRAY, SAY… Then He said to them, “When you pray, say, ‘Father, hallowed be your name; your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.’” Luke 11:2-4. I wonder how well the disciples understood what Jesus was teaching …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 – A MOB DISPERSED

A MOB DISPERSED “Jesus asked him, ‘What is your name?’ ‘Mob. My name is Mob,’ he said, because many demons afflicted him. And they begged Jesus desperately not to order them into the bottomless pit. A large herd of pigs was browsing and rooting on a nearby hill. The demons begged Jesus to order them into the pigs. He gave …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – WHAT’S IN A NAME?

WHAT’S IN A NAME? “When the eighth day arrived, the day of circumcision, the child was named Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived. “Then when the days stipulated by Moses for purification were complete, they took Him up to Jerusalem to offer Him to God as commanded in God’s Law: “Every male who opens the …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – AMAZING GRACE!

AMAZING GRACE! “When Elizabeth was full-term in her pregnancy, she bore a son. Her neighbours and relatives, seeing that God had overwhelmed her with mercy, celebrated with her. “On the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child and were calling him Zachariah after his father. But the mother intervened: ‘No. He is to be called John.’ “‘But,’ they said, …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Ten – The Father’s Blessing

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER TEN THE FATHER’S BLESSING Unlike slaves who have no rights in the house, a son has a right to his father’s name, his father’s home and his father’s inheritance.  As children of God the Bible teaches us that we have these rights. The Father’s name It was Jesus’ mission to do two things – …Continue reading →

The Great Divide

THE GREAT DIVIDE “Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above very name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” Philippians 2:9-11. This is …Continue reading →

Kept – By The Power Of His Name!

KEPT – BY THE POWER OF HIS NAME!  “‘I pray for them. I am not praying for the world but for those you have given me for they are yours. All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them. “‘I will remain in the world no longer, but they are …Continue reading →

The Face Of The Father

THE FACE OF THE FATHER  “‘I do not accept glory from human beings, but I know you. I know that you do not have the love of God in your hearts. I have come in my Father’s name, and you do not accept me, but if someone comes in his own name, you will accept him. How can you believe …Continue reading →

What’s In A Name?

WHAT’S IN A NAME?  “Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, ‘We have found the Messiah’ (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, ‘You …Continue reading →