Category Archives: LUKE

Great Commission

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day seven) We all know the Great Commission.  As Matthew records Jesus’s words in chapter 28 they are sweeping and grand.  Jesus empowers the church to go and disciple all.  It is beautiful, but it does … Continue reading

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Burn

They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” Luke 24:32 Let me ask you, does your heart ever burn when you read the Bible? … Continue reading

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The Work of the Spirit

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day four)  The angels spoke to the women at the tomb…”Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,“  In verse 8 it says, “And they remembered His words.”  On the road to … Continue reading

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Believe

Re:Verse reading- Luke 24:1-12, 33-49  (day three)  “They did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.”  Did people back in the (ancient) day more readily believe claims of supernatural occurrences than people now? Is the … Continue reading

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Details Matter

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day two)  While they still could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?” vs. 41 I am constantly amazed at how much God cares … Continue reading

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Angels watching

Re:Verse reading–Luke 24:1-12, 33-49 (day one) “Two men suddenly stood near them in dazzling clothing. . .’Why do you seek the living One among the dead?  He is not here, but He has risen.  Remember how He spoke to you … Continue reading

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Do Not Feed the Animals

Re:Verse reading–Luke 23:1-27, 32-49 (day seven) This crowd is nonstop.  They begin by accusing Jesus with lies (v.2), and keep going through the whole chapter.  They insisted Jesus deserved death even though the officials called him innocent (v.5, 18, 23).  … Continue reading

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Darkness

“It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land…” Luke 23:44 It was the great day of the Lord fallen on Jesus’ shoulders. That’s what Luke wants us to see in the darkness (Amos 8:9). This was … Continue reading

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Hearts Ready to Respond

Re:Verse reading–Luke 23:1-27, 32-49 (day five) There is an interesting similarity and a dramatic contrast between Herod and the second thief on the cross. Both had heard the stories and testimonies of who Jesus was. Vs. 8 Now Herod was … Continue reading

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He is God

Re:Verse reading–Luke 23:1-27, 32-49 (day four) He was one of the primary players in our story…Pilate.  In his own mind, he was a man of importance and great authority.  As Rome’s representative, Pilate was responsible for maintaining order in Judea.  … Continue reading

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