Lambs Among Wolves (Luke 10:3)

This Sunday morning we will continue our study of the Gospel of Luke in Chapter 10 verses 1-3.  It reads: After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go. And he said to them, “TheContinue reading “Lambs Among Wolves (Luke 10:3)”

The Harvest (Luke 10:1-2)

This Sunday morning we will continue our study of the Gospel of Luke in Chapter 10 verses 1-2.  It reads: After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go. And he said to them, “TheContinue reading “The Harvest (Luke 10:1-2)”

Yes, but let me first (Luke 9:57-62)

One of the great themes of the Gospel of Luke is the emphasis on following Jesus.  Following involves submission to Jesus and His teaching and being completely committed to Him as Lord.  Jesus told His disciples in Luke 9:23, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross dailyContinue reading “Yes, but let me first (Luke 9:57-62)”

Pride (Luke 9:37-56)

This week we will continue our study of the Gospel of Luke by examining verses 37 through 56 of chapter 9.  In these verses we will learn from the failures of the disciples of Jesus about the dangers associated with pride.  Pride is the cause of all five failures because verses 46-48 show us aContinue reading “Pride (Luke 9:37-56)”

The Transfiguration of Jesus (Luke 9:27-36)

The Context Jesus, having just told His followers to deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow Him, makes a promise; “there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God” (27).  This promise refers to the inauguration of the kingdom of God through the death,Continue reading “The Transfiguration of Jesus (Luke 9:27-36)”

Following Jesus (Luke 9:21-26)

The Context Peter has just confessed that Jesus is “The Christ of God” (20).  Jesus “commanded them to tell this to no none” (21).  This may sound odd, but it was because the crowds wanted the Christ to be a political freedom fighter.  Jesus knew that the Christ “must suffer many things…be killed, and onContinue reading “Following Jesus (Luke 9:21-26)”

Who Do You Say that I Am? (Luke 9:1-20)

The Context In our study of Luke 9:1-20, we will ask ourselves the question which Jesus asked His disciples: “Who do you say that I am?”  This morning we will discover that there is only one correct answer and there is only one correct response to this question. Let us first establish the context.  InContinue reading “Who Do You Say that I Am? (Luke 9:1-20)”