Luke

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Luke 23:33-34

January 20, 2020 – Monday 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 2 As noted in Comments – Part 1, these were not Jesus’ last words, but His first known words…
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Luke 23:33-34

January 17, 2020 – Friday 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 1 These were not Jesus’ last words, but His first known words after being crucified, after being nailed to the cross. This is something…
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Luke 17:3-4

January 16, 2020 – Thursday Luke 17:3-4  NIV 3 “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.” Comments This is so very different from what Jesus said in Matthew 6:14-15 and in Mark 11:25-26 where as Christians we were to forgive anyone who sinned against for anything they may have done. Here Jesus…
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Luke 23:55-56

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 21, 2019 – Monday Luke 23:55-56  NIV 55 The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how His body was laid in it. 56 Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. Comments Just to make it clear, this is shortly after Jesus’ crucifixion and the removal of…
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Luke 17:6

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 18, 2019 – Friday Luke 17:6  NIV 6 He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.” Comments What was Jesus replying to in the verse above? It was the apostles crying out to Him Increase our faith!  Which brings up the next question, why…
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Luke 11:27-28

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 17, 2019 – Thursday Luke 11:27-28  NIV 27 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.”   28 He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.” Comments Three initial reactions upon reading the two verses above. First, what were the things Jesus was saying? Next,…
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Luke 8:24-25

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 16, 2019 – Wednesday Luke 8:24-25  NIV 24 The disciples went and woke Him, saying, “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!” He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm. 25 “Where is your faith?” He asked his disciples. In fear and amazement they asked one another, “Who is this? He commands even the winds and the water, and…
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Luke 2:51

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * October 15, 2019 – Tuesday Luke 2:51  NIV 51 Then He went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. Comments For context let’s provide a number of preceding verses for the time when Jesus was twelve years old and had traveled to Jerusalem with His parents for the Festival of the Passover. 43 After the festival…
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Luke 24:30-32

30 When He was at the table with them, He took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. 31 Then their eyes were opened and they recognized Him, and He disappeared from their sight. 32 They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while He talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?” Luke 24:30-32 At the beginning of this chapter Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of…
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Luke 21:34-36

34 “Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap. 35 For it will come on all those who live on the face of the whole earth. 36 Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man.”…
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Luke 16:32-34

13 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” 14 The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus. 15 He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of others, but God knows your hearts. What people value highly is detestable in God’s…
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Luke 12:32-34

32 Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12:32-34 The verses above are very similar to those in Matthew 6 with the…
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