Tag Archives: Luke

“Now What?” (Advent Version)

Scripture reference Luke 1:26-38. Welcome to Advent 2015; today is the First Sunday of Advent. Advent, the time before Christmastide when we commemorate the waiting for the coming Christ. We sing carols and hymns like “O Come, Emmanuel” during this … Continue reading

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Giving Up Or Taking On?

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening … Continue reading

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A 2013 Christmas Hope

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.  Luke 2:14 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.  John … Continue reading

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A Holy Weekend Thought

And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.  Matthew 10:38-39 So he delivered him over … Continue reading

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The Overshadowing

28 Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray. 29 And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became dazzling white. 30 And behold, two men … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Advent

Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout,waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. Luke 2:25 (English Standard Version) It’s Advent.  The time on the … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth To Power

Then Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the people selling animals for sacrifices. He said to them, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves.” After … Continue reading

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