Monthly Archives: January 2014

Simple Truth

Re: Verse reading – Luke 20:1-8, 20-26 (day four) It would almost be funny if it were not so sad…the chief priests, scribes, and elders were trying to outsmart the Creator of the Universe.  They were looking for words to trap Jesus … Continue reading

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Answer

Re: Verse reading – Luke 20:1-8, 20-26 (day three) “Is it right for us to pay taxes to Caesar or not?”  Jesus refused to answer the question, but not because he was attempting to avoid a trap.  He refused to answer the question … Continue reading

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Listen

Re: Verse reading – Luke 20:1-8, 20-26 (day two) If you have ever discipled a young believer about evangelism it is likely they asked a question like “what if someone asks me a question and I don’t know the answer?” This is a … Continue reading

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Want more?

Re: Verse reading – Luke 20:1-8, 20-26 (day one) Stressful day.  The last week of Jesus’ life.  His enemies challenged Him.  Public.  Dangerous.  They questioned His authority.  So He questioned back!  “John’s baptism,” he said pointing back to that moment years … Continue reading

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Lost (part 2)

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10  (day seven)  Do we seek the lost?  It is easy (even logical) to sacrifice the lost sheep in order to keep the 99 safe.  Makes sense to us.  Not to Jesus.  (Luke 15)  Jesus said the … Continue reading

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Lost

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10 (day six)  When the Bible says that a person is lost, it primarily means “lost to God”.  Lost from the purposes and fellowship of God.  No longer His.  Owned and influenced now by someone else.  Most … Continue reading

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Born Again

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10 (day four)  I’m sure Zaccheus had no clue what the day held for him.  He was curious.  He had heard about this man Jesus and he wanted to see what all the stir was about.  Zaccheus had … Continue reading

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Road

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10 (Day Three) “Look, Lord! Here and now I give….”  The road not taken by the rich young ruler is the road we find Zacchaeus beginning to travel.  The former wandered down his road sad … Continue reading

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He Looked Up In That Tree

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10 (day two) When they saw it, they all began to grumble, saying, “He has gone to be the guest of a man who is a sinner.”  So what do you think they were expecting Jesus … Continue reading

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A Personal Relationship

Re: Verse reading – Luke 19:1-10 (day one)  “When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, come  down immediately.  I must stay at your house today.”  (v 5)  It is a term we use often.  A personal … Continue reading

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