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THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – THE SADDUCEES HAVE A GO!

THE SADDUCEES HAVE A GO! “Some Sadducees came up. This is the Jewish party that denies any possibility of resurrection. They asked, ‘Teacher, Moses wrote us that if a man dies and leaves a wife but no child, his brother is obligated to take the widow to wife and get her with child.  Well, there were once seven brothers. The …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – PERSISTENT FAITH

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN PERSISTENT FAITH “Jesus told them a story showing that it was necessary for them to pray constantly and never quit. He said, “There was once a judge in some city who never gave God a thought and cared nothing for people. A widow in that city kept after him. ‘My rights are being violated. Protect me.’ ….After this …Continue reading →

THE GOSPEL OF LUKE – FROM GRIEF TO JOY

FROM GRIEF TO JOY “Not long after that Jesus went to the village Nain, His disciples were with Him along with quite a large crowd. As they approached the village gate, they met a funeral procession – a woman’s only son was being carried out for burial. And the mother was a widow. When Jesus saw her, His heart broke. …Continue reading →

He Noticed

HE NOTICED Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth a few cents. Calling His disciples to him, Jesus said, ‘Truly I tell you, this …Continue reading →

From Grief To Joy

FROM GRIEF TO JOY “Not long after that Jesus went to the village Nain, His disciples were with Him along with quite a large crowd. As they approached the village gate, they met a funeral procession — a woman’s only son was being carried out for burial. And the mother was a widow. When Jesus saw her, His heart broke. …Continue reading →

Truth!

TRUTH! “All who were there, watching and listening, were surprised at how well He spoke. But they also said, ‘Isn’t this Joseph’s son, the one we’ve known since He was a youngster?’ “He answered, ‘I suppose you’re going to quote the proverb, “Doctor, go heal yourself.” Do here in your hometown what we heard you did in Capernaum. Well, let …Continue reading →

Whose Perspective Counts?

WHOSE PERSPECTIVE COUNTS? “Just then He looked up and saw the rich people dropping offerings in the collection plate. Then He saw a poor widow put in two pennies. He said, ‘The plain truth is that this widow has given by far the largest offering today. All these others made offerings that they’ll never miss; she gave extravagantly what she …Continue reading →