Category: Luke

God Loves A Cheerful Giver
May 19th, 2013

Luke 16:1-15 We have taken a big step, moving into our own villa, and now we are discovering the ways we have to improve if we are to take advantage of our new church home. Last week I talked about the use of our spiritual gifts. With more potential comes more opportunity and with more […]

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March 31st, 2013

Luke 23:39-47, 24:13-36 In the Lord of the Rings, which perhaps you have seen as a movie and/or read as a book, there is a character named Strider. He is a bit mysterious, as are many of the friends of Gandalf the wizard. He comes alongside the hobbits and the band of men, dwarves and […]

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Acceptable Praise
March 24th, 2013

Luke 11:27-28 When I was young my sisters and I decided to serve my parents breakfast in bed. We got up early and worked really hard. We fried eggs and bacon, made toast, put orange juice in glasses, put a little bit of jam in a cupcake holder and butter in another, got some flowers […]

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In what do you delight?
March 3rd, 2013

Luke 13:10-17 Last week Peter preached from the story of Jesus and the woman healed from bleeding when she touched his cloak. I read the scripture passage from Mark before he preached which begins with a synagogue ruler named Jairus who came up to Jesus. (Mark 5:22–23) Seeing Jesus, he fell at his feet 23 […]

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Belief, Doubt, and Submission
February 17th, 2013

Luke 4:31-41 Of all those Jesus encountered in his three years of ministry, who knew most clearly who he was? Moses and Elijah met with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration and they certainly knew who he was. Everyone else seemed to know Jesus was someone special but were not quite sure about him. When […]

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