Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017

Posted on Apr 07 2017
PASSION OF OUR LORD ACCORDING TO LUKE 1. As you know, the stories of Jesus arrest, trial, crucifixion, burial, and resurrection are told a bit differently in each of the 4 gospels. Of the 4, Luke approaches this as a historian, trying to write an orderly, believable account, so that our faith
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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Posted on Mar 30 2017
LUKE 18:31–19:10 = UNDESIRABLES TOO? Bible Background: Remember, Jesus is still on his way to Jerusalem, and for the 3rd time tells his disciples he will suffer and die and be raised…and they don’t “get” it. A blind man recognizes who Jesus is (though the crowds
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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Posted on Mar 25 2017
LUKE 16 – SOME WARNINGS TO THE RICH Bible Background: Luke sees wealth as a ‘spiritual barometer’. How you got it, what you do with it, means everything. Jesus warns “You cannot serve God and wealth.” The Pharisees are accused (perhaps wrongly) of being
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Sunday, March 19, 2016

Posted on Mar 17 2017
LUKE 15: LOST + FOUND = CELEBRATE! Bible Background: This is found only in Luke! Jesus tells 3 parables of the lost being found and celebrated. Note that he tells these in response to the Pharisees and scribes who are “grumbling that this man eats with tax collectors and sinners!”
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