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Luke 19:11-14

May 26, 2020 – Tuesday – After Memorial Day In taking Memorial Day off, I decided to deviate for a few days and share some information discovered during Bible studies that I hope you will find as fascinating as I did. A quick note, much of the information was not something I discovered and brought to a particular Bible study, but was from other participants. ENJOY !!! Verses from Why I love Bible Studies (Part 1 of 3) Luke 19:11-14 NIV 11 While…
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Luke 19:3-4

May 08, 2020 – Friday Luke 19:3-4   NIV 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. 4 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way. Comment Who was this person who wanted to see Jesus so badly he ran ahead of the crowd and climbed a tree to make sure he did see him. Was he a young boy who…
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Luke 18:18-19

May 01, 2020 – Friday Luke 18:18-19 NIV 18 A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 19 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone.” Comments This is departure from looking at persecution is a result of Thursday evening’s Bible study.  We were looking at Luke 18:18-30. It is a discussion between Jesus and a young rich ruler. The account is found in all three synoptic gospels. Of the three, Mark…
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Luke 18:1, 9, 15

April 24, 2020 – Friday Luke 18:1, 9, 15 NIV                                                                                                                                              …
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Luke 21:12

April 10, 2020 – Friday Luke 21:12  NIV 12 But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and put you in prison, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of My name. Comments Looking at this verse out of context two natural questions arise. First, before all what? Second, who will be seized and persecuted as well as handed over, imprisoned and brought before rulers…
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Luke 11:47-49

April 08, 2020 – Wednesday Luke 11:47-49   NIV 47 “Woe to you, because you build tombs for the prophets, and it was your ancestors who killed them.  48 So you testify that you approve of what your ancestors did; they killed the prophets, and you build their tombs.  49 Because of this, God in His wisdom said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.’ Comments As in Matthew and Mark we again…
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Luke 11:49

March 24, 2020 – Tuesday Luke 11:49  NIV 49 Because of this, God in his wisdom said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.’ Comments This remark of Jesus comes towards the end of His list of woes for the Pharisees and experts on the law. While the Pharisees and experts on the law are listed separately, they were in effect one group with members with different roles to play…
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Luke 14:15-24

February 27, 2020 – Thursday Luke 14:15-24 NKJV 15 When one of those at the table with Him heard this, he said to Jesus, “Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” 16 Jesus replied: “A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests.  17 At the time of the banquet he sent his servant to tell those who had been invited, ‘Come, for everything is now ready.’ 18 “But they all alike began to make…
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Luke 14:12-14

February 14, 2020 – Friday Luke 14:12-14  NIV 12 Then Jesus said to his host, “When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid.  13 But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,  14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at…
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Luke 5:17

February 13, 2020 – Thursday Luke 5:17  NIV 17 One day Jesus was teaching, and Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there. They had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with Jesus to heal the sick. Comments Today we come to the third iteration of this story. We have already looked at it, first in Matthew and then in Mark. Today, in Luke, we have additional details…
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Luke 6:47-49

January 24, 2020 – Friday Luke 6:47-49  NIV 47 As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like.  48 They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the torrent struck that house but could not shake it, because it was well built.  49 But the one who hears my words and does not put them…
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Luke 23:33-34

January 21, 2020 – Tuesday Luke 23:33-34  NIV 33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified Him there, along with the criminals—one on His right, the other on His left.  34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. Comments – Part 3 of 3 Go here for Part 1 Comments – Part 1 and Part 2 Comments. Today I would like to share what a few commentaries say…