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The Book of Luke (Page 5)

Lost Stuff

Luke 15:1-10 In the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin we are reminded that, 1) Jesus loves the lost unashamedly, that people knew it and that he did so even though they did not deserve it.; 2) Jesus seeks the lost and; 3) Jesus rejoices when the lost are found. We are called to join with Jesus in all…

Good and Bad Fears

Luke 12:1-12 In this passage Jesus gives instructs his disciples about what to fear and what not to fear. He begins by warning his followers not to be hypocrites, as were the Pharisees. Hypocrisy is sin and so they must be on their guard against it creeping into and permeating their souls (as does leaven). In addition to being sin, hypocrisy is…

Don’t Be Such a Brat

Luke 7:24-35 Jesus commendation of John the Baptist leads to a challenge to believe and a warning against self-righteousness and hardheartedness. His words are also a reminder of his love and patience with us.

Doubting John the Baptist

Luke 7:18-23 In John the Baptist’s doubts about Jesus’ identity we learn much about our doubts and what to do with them – we take them to Jesus. In Jesus’ response we learn to look both at God’s word and his work in our lives and the lives of others.