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Consider Luke Part 2

In reconsidering our thoughts on the Gospel of Luke we need to obviously bear in mind the Jesus Luke presents to us. Who is he? He is introduced to us by a lengthy discussion of the birth of John the Baptist. While John was in his mother’s womb, Mary became pregnant with Jesus. Jesus and […]

Consider Luke 1

We have now covered the entire Gospel of Luke in short daily bursts. In some ways it is not the best way of dealing with the Gospel because the narrative flows along from one event into another. But in other ways it helps those of us who are not familiar with reading biblical narrative and […]

The Mission Part 2

  Luke 24 v 49. “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” These words refer in a special way to the eleven apostles (soon once again to become twelve), but also has great significance for every […]

Emmaus Part 2

Luke 24 v 22 In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning…. At this point the disciples had still been kept from recognizing him. The question now was, how would Jesus reveal himself to them? Could not some imposter dress up like Jesus and simply claim to […]