Sunday, February 26, 2017

Posted on Feb 24 2017
LUKE 9:28-45 TRANSFIGURATION Bible Background: The transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain is a mysterious and majestic event. In Matthew, Mark, and Luke this marks a turning point: from here on, Jesus will be on his way to the cross, and will not be deterred. It is not easy for disciples (or
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Sunday, February 19, 2016

Posted on Feb 17 2017
WHO DOES S/HE THINK S/HE IS? LUKE 7:36f Bible Background: Luke has been showing us who Jesus is and what he can do. He is much more than a prophet! In this scene, by forgiving the sinful woman, he does something people believe only God can do. Matthew, Mark, and John tell a similar story, but
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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Posted on Feb 10 2017
Luke 7:18-35 “Are You the One, Jesus?” Bible Background: Luke has been carefully showing us how Jesus IS the One sent by God; fulfilling the promises of the Messiah. Note that Jesus does not usually go around claiming “I am the One!” He lets people draw their own
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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Posted on Feb 03 2017
LUKE 7=JESUS HEALS AND RESTORES LIFE! Bible Background: Since last week’s controversy in the synagogue, Luke’s account tells of Jesus’ teaching the crowds (Sermon on the Plain), with special emphasis on “love your enemies”, “do not judge”, and “a
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