Luke

Luke

Verse of the Day – Nov. 24, 2022

November 24, 2022 – Thursday  Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving Luke 17:15-16   ESV 15 Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; 16 and he fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks. Now he was a Samaritan. Comment When we think of Thanksgiving, we generally think of how…

Verse of the Day – Oct. 26, 2022

October 26, 2022 – Wednesday   Luke 15:1-3     NIV 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus.  2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”  3 Then Jesus told them this parable Comment Wait! I am really going to finish verses 11-32 tonight,…

Verse of the Day – Oct. 25, 2022  

October 25, 2022 – Tuesday   Luke 15:11-13     NIV 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons.  12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them.  13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there…

Verse of the Day – Oct. 24, 2022

October 24, 2022 – Monday   Luke 15:1-3     NIV 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus.  2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”  3 Then Jesus told them this parable: Comment On Friday, I wrote we will begin looking at what is known as…

Verse of the Day – Oct. 21, 2022

October 21, 2022 – Friday   Luke 15:7 & 10     NIV 7 I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. 10 In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who…

Verse of the Day – Oct. 20, 2022

October 20, 2022 – Thursday   Luke 15:11-12     NIV 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons.  12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. Comment Jesus had just told two parables, one of the lost sheep, verses 3-7, and one of a lost coin, verses…

Verse of the Day – Sept. 27, 2022

September 27, 2022 – Tuesday   Luke 2:29     NIV 29 Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. Luke 2:29     NET 29 Now, according to your word, Sovereign Lord, permit your servant to depart in peace. Luke 2:29     NLT 29 Sovereign Lord, now let your servant die in peace, as…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 8, 2022

April 8, 2022 – Friday     Luke 24:46-47   NIV 46 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,  47 and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Comment.  The above is Jesus speaking to His disciples after…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 7, 2022

April 7, 2022 – Thursday     Luke 17:3b-4   NIV 3b “If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.  4 Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.” Comment.  The above is Jesus talking to His disciples. How do…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 6, 2022

April 6, 2022 – Wednesday     Luke 16:30   NIV 30 ‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’ Comment.  The verse above makes no sense by itself, out of context. So, for context the man speaking to Father Abraham is an unnamed rich man, so rich in Jesus’ time he lived in luxury…

Verse of the Day – Apr. 5, 2022

April 05, 2022 – Tuesday     Luke 15:21   NIV 21 “The son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ Comment.  In verses 11-32 we have a story that is popularly known as the story of The Prodigal Son. However, the use of prodigal in scripture is rare. In this…