Tag archive: Luke

A Time of Darkness

A Time of Darkness

It was like I could feel my heart break into two Luke 23:44-49 Reference: It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, (‭Luke‬ ‭23‬:‭44‬ NIV) Explore: When we first discovered that our teenage foster daughter had fallen pregnant to her ex-boyfriend my life plummeted into turmoil….

The Evidence of Faith

The Evidence of Faith

Doesn’t God protect me from all wrong? Luke 23:26-43 Reference: The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him. They said, “He saved others; let him save himself if he is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One.” (‭Luke‬ ‭23‬:‭35‬ NIV) Explore: I am generally a pretty good person. Sure, I am far from perfect,…

The Crowd’s Voice

The Crowd's Voice

Instead of listening to the crowd it is important to tune in to God. Luke 23:8-25 Reference: Therefore, I will punish him and then release him. (Luke 23:16 NIV) Explore: If the passion story had have finished at verse 16 of Luke 23, our history would be very different.Pilate said he didn’t want Jesus killed…

Passing The Buck

Passing The Buck

Instead of her workmate admitting his mistake, he blamed my friend Luke 23:1-7 Reference: When he learned that Jesus was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. (Luke 23:7 NIV) Application: A friend of mine is just a couple of months into a new job. While…

Please Accept Me

Please Accept Me

I would go out of my way to make other people happy. Luke 22:63-71 Reference: But from now on, the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the mighty God.” (‭Luke‬ ‭22‬:‭69‬ NIV) Explore: As a child I was the ultimate people pleaser. I would go out of my way to…

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