Luke

Luke

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…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 4, 2022

April 04, 2022 – Monday     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 repents.”…

Verses of the Day – Apr. 1, 2022

April 01, 2022 – Friday     Luke 13:1-5    NIV 1 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.  2 Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way?  3 I tell you, no! But…

Verses of the Day – Mar. 30, 2022

March 30, 2022 – Wednesday     Luke 3:3 & 7-8    NIV 3 He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 7 John said to the crowds coming out to be baptized by him, “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?  8 Produce fruit in keeping…