Luke 7
on March 11th, 2020
Luke 7:47 He who is forgiven little, loves little...  Read More
Luke 6
on March 10th, 2020
Luke 6:22 Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the son of man! Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven....  Read More
Luke 5
on March 9th, 2020
Luke 5:5 Master, we toiled all night and took nothing! But at your word I will let down the nets....  Read More
Luke 4
on March 6th, 2020
Luke 4:4Man shall not live by bread alone. ...  Read More
Luke 3
on March 5th, 2020
Luke 3:15The people were in expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Christ. We are so wired for the Messiah that sometimes we can latch on to the wrong people. We get star struck, dumbfounded. Sometimes people can be awesome. Truly terrific. Talented beyond degree. The best that I’ve ever seen. Yay! And then something begins to happen in our h...  Read More
Luke 2
on March 4th, 2020
Luke 2:49Why were you looking for me? Did you know that I must be in my Father’s house? Jesus spoke these words when he was at the tender age of 12. Yet his heart was drawn to God. I remember having my first encounter with the Lord when I was about 8. Kids might not seem on the outside like they have all the wiring for spiritual connectivity, but, oh boy, do the ever – much more than we know. Ther...  Read More
Luke 1
on March 4th, 2020
Luke 1:3-4It seemed good to me also… to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught. The Gospel according to Luke has literally been in the hands of millions and millions of people, but do you know it was originally addressed to one guy named Theophilus? Amazing. God had much larger plans for the Gospel than Lu...  Read More
Mark 16
on March 2nd, 2020
Mark 16:15Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.Do you know what “gospel” means? Good News.And notice it’s not good advice. Advice is what you give someone who seeks improvement. But that’s not what Christianity is about. If it was, you would find the Bible in the self-help section of your local bookstore. And, unfortunately, that’s where some people might find it. Oh...  Read More
Mark 15
on February 28th, 2020
Mark 15:4-5“See how many charges they bring against you.” But Jesus made no further answer, so that Pilate was amazed. What’s the natural response when somebody brings a charge against us? You defend ourselves, right? Especially when we believe the accusation is false. And we know that was the case for Jesus, yet he made no attempt to defend or to deflect. And Pilate was amazed that Jesus didn’t e...  Read More
Mark 14
on February 27th, 2020
Mark 14:29Even though they all fall away, I will not. An empty wagon makes a lot of noise. And, in and of ourselves, we’re all empty wagons. Therefore, we need to be careful of spouting off niceties in the moment. Oh, we want to please, and, yes, we desire to impress. We long for people to know our good intentions. But when it comes time to deliver, often we find that the wagon is empty. Wouldn’t ...  Read More
Mark 13
on February 26th, 2020
Mark 13:1Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings! Looking back on it now, what a odd thing to say. Wonderful stones and buildings? You’re showing Jesus your wonderful stones and buildings? Sometimes we get a little carried away. As we would expect, Jesus wasn’t impressed. To him they seemed like trivial matters. Years ago, my wife and I went to the Roman ruins. We saw the...  Read More
Mark 12
on February 25th, 2020
Mark 12:24You know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God. I think some people assume that if you have one you automatically have the other. However, I find it interesting that Jesus maintains a distinction between the two. He suggests you can know Scripture and not the power of God. And, conversely, you can know the power, without really knowing the Scriptures. And it seems that Jesus is say...  Read More