Category Archives: Luke

Going and Coming

For all they knew, it could have been a fool’s errand. They had come to the merciful Master for healing and now He tells them to go to the hard-hearted clerics for inspection. No touch of His hand. No declaration … Continue reading

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Be Shrewd

To start with, he was a lousy manager. Lost track of inventory; couldn’t keep the books; really had very little idea of where the stuff was that he was paid to steward. No wonder he lost his job. But, he … Continue reading

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The Best Robe

His was a riches to rags story. Having demanded his inheritance early, he blew through his inheritance quickly. Not with investing it for future profit, but instead wasting it on foolhardy pleasures. Soon, rather than living high on the hog … Continue reading

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To Bear Fruit

Jesus interpreted the news for them. That incident where Pilate decided to shed the blood of those not so innocent Galileans who had come to shed the blood of their innocent sacrifices in Jerusalem? Don’t think it was God’s divine … Continue reading

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Religious Leaven

It’s religious leaven. Allow in even the tiniest amount and it’s gonna spread. While just a little bit might seem quite innocuous at first, once it’s allowed in the mix there’s a good chance it’ll take over. Can’t really see … Continue reading

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The Bondage of Self-Justification

Found a sin to avoid as I read in the Gospel of Luke this morning (20:25-29). One to be on guard against. One, if I’m honest, I’ve been trapped by too many times to count. The guy was a lawyer. … Continue reading

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The Secret of the Seed

“Bless the LORD,” pens the songwriter, “and forget not all His benefits” (Ps. 103:2). Praise Him as you count the many blessings that come from being His. That verse comes to mind as I hover over a well-known, well-worn, perhaps … Continue reading

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