Category Archives: Luke

In All the Scriptures

It’s a story that easily captures the imagination. Three men walking away from Jerusalem. Two were neighbors from Emmaus, the Third they didn’t recognize. The two were talking about the crucifixion, the Other had been crucified. The two in confused … Continue reading

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What If He Had Spoken Their Names?

When we think of the crucifixion we tend to think of the “main event”–the hours that Jesus hung upon the cross. That’s more than enough to make us cringe, more than sufficient to bow our heads at the injustice. And … Continue reading

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What More Could You Want?

In the day, you normally wouldn’t have seen them hanging out together, for Jews had no dealings with Samaritans (Jn. 4:9b). Samaritans were viewed as an impure and unclean people. But hey, when you’re unclean yourself, guess it doesn’t much … Continue reading

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Blessed Are the Awake

Anticipation. The act of anticipating. Of regarding something as possible and taking action to be prepared. Of looking forward to something in the future with a present readiness. The opposite of anticipation? Being unaware. Unengaged. Not ready. Asleep at the … Continue reading

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The Good Portion

She was distracted by many things. Her sister was determined to pursue but one thing. She was anxious, her sister attentive. She was troubled, her sister was tuned in. She welcomed the Savior into her home, her sister welcomed the … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus. Clothed and in His Right Mind.

He had no home because he himself had become an airbnb to a host of demonic spirits. So many, in fact, when Jesus asked the man his name, he replied, “Legion.” And he wore no clothes. So consumed by evil … Continue reading

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Hearing Is Believing

Yesterdays’ thoughts were kind of my conclusion to Jesus’ parable of the sower. I continue reading today and I realize, not surprisingly, Jesus provided His own conclusion. And then, as if to punctuate it all, Luke relates an interestingly placed … Continue reading

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