Monthly Archives: December 2017

Deuteronomy

Re:Verse passage – Luke 4:1-13 (day seven) Jesus loves Deuteronomy.  Every time the devil threw a fast ball at Jesus he hit it out of the park with Deuteronomy. Temptation 1:  Deuteronomy 8:3 Temptation 2:  Deuteronomy 6:13 Temptation 3:  Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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Righteousness

Jesus’ death and resurrection carry no weight apart from his righteous life; always faithful, always trusting in the promises of God. Verses like Romans 8:29 make little sense without it,“For those whom God foreknew He also predestined to be conformed … Continue reading

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Questioning

Re:Verse passage – Luke 4:1-13 (day five)  3 And the devil said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” There is striking similarity in the strategy of Satan in the temptation of Jesus … Continue reading

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Spiritual Highs

Re:Verse passage – Luke 4:1-13 (day four) Jesus had just returned from His baptism.  A voice from heaven had proclaimed God’s pleasure with Him.  Now, as He returned from the Jordan, Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit.  Certainly, this … Continue reading

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Lesson

Re:Verse reading–Luke 4:1-13  (day three) “[The devil] left him until an opportune time.”  You know those things that catch your eye, get your goat, tick you off, push your buttons, turn you on? Yeah, Jesus could have listed those things … Continue reading

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Empty and Full

Re:Verse reading–Luke 4:1-13  (day two) And He ate nothing during those days, and when they had ended, He became hungry. vs. 2b Sometimes I think Dr. Luke is the king of understatement. I am sure that Jesus was indeed hungry at the … Continue reading

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Tempted as we are

Re:Verse reading–Luke 4:1-13 (day one)  “He was tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.”–Hebrews 4:15. As a man, our Lord endured all the pressures, disappointments and hardships that characterize the human condition.  Are you tired?  So was … Continue reading

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Confusion

Re:Verse reading–Luke 3:1-20  (day seven) Now while the people were in a state of expectation and all were wondering in their hearts about John, as to whether he was the Christ (Luke 3:15) John the Baptist’s ministry was filled with a … Continue reading

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Stones

Re:Verse reading–Luke 3:1-20  (day six) For I tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these stones! Luke 3:8b Indeed he did! And for that I am eternally grateful! God’s mercy and grace through Jesus cascaded on stones … Continue reading

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Evidence

Re:Verse reading–Luke 3:1-20  (day five) What is an indicator of a repentant and forgiven heart?  What evidence is there for a soul and life that claims to follow Christ and His Word?  It has been the same throughout scripture.  FRUIT.  Look at … Continue reading

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