Now that the kingdom is here, how did people respond? Which people responded?
Jesus has the authority to forgive sins but who is Jesus willing to forgive?
At the end of Paul’s ministry he has some concluding words from Isaiah to share with us. These words force us to ask the question, “Am I really perceiving the truth?”
Jesus is shone to be the Messiah by almost every possible means before He even begins His ministry. Then Jesus goes into the wilderness to conclude the beginning of His ministry.
We are going to spend three months on the gospel of Luke. Here are all of the reasons why.
Salome may have had questions about the Resurrection of Jesus but she knew one thing for sure: He is alive and the secret is out.
God is on the move. God tore the veil in the temple because God wanted to come out and be with us.
Simon of Cyrene thought that Jesus’ blood would make him unclean but it actually made him clean. Let us cleanse ourselves before taking communion as a reminder that Jesus makes us clean.
Sometimes we have to set aside our preferences in order to share Jesus with others. Paul became all things to all people so that some might be saved.
The Pharisees, the disciples, the Syrophoenician woman and Jesus provide examples of possible responses to outsiders. Follow the example of Jesus and work to elevate and include outsiders in our churches.