Luke 24

And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.” (Luke 24:5-6a)

Hallelujah! Christ has risen! We Read the rest

Luke 23

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. (Luke 23:34)

Hanging on the cross in complete agony, Jesus’s concern was for the people around him. We have Read the rest

Luke 22

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.” (Luke 22:31-32)

What a Read the rest

Luke 21

“You will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But not a hair of your head will perish. By your endurance you will gain your lives.” (Luke 21:17-19)

Being a Christian means being prepared to have people dislike you. Read the rest

Luke 20

He said to them, “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.” (Luke 20:25)

Our world belongs to God. We have people in authority over us, but ultimately, all authority in Read the rest

Luke 19

As he was drawing near-already on the way down the Mount of Olives-the whole multitude of his disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen, saying, “Blessed is Read the rest

Luke 18

“And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?” (Luke 18:7)

God wants us to pray to Him. He wants us to pester Him with prayers. He Read the rest

Luke 17

“…and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.” (Luke 17:4)

Now this is contrary to what society teaches, isn’t it? If someone were to Read the rest

Luke 16

He said to him, “If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead.” (Luke 16:31)

Jesus often spoke in prophetic tones that echoed his own death and resurrection, Read the rest

Luke 15

“It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.” (Luke 15:32)

Every parable in this chapter involves something that was lost and found again. And every Read the rest