Tag: Gospel of Luke

Famous Last Words: Welcome To Paradise

For the first word, click here. Luke 23v39-43, CEB One of the criminals hanging next to Jesus insulted him: “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!” Responding, the other criminal spoke harshly to him, “Don’t you fear God, seeing that you’ve also been sentenced…

Famous Last Words:”Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing.”

Luke 23v33-34, CEB When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified him, along with the criminals, one on his right and the other on his left. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing.” They drew lots…

The Strength of Weakness

We have an addiction to power. The “we” here is fluid; you can plug in many different words into that placeholder and it will still be a true statement.  Americans have an addiction to power. Christians have an addiction to power. Politicians have an…

The Way We Believe, Part 4: What If I’m Wrong?

…the reality is that we are either moving forward, expanding, opening up, and growing, or we are becoming stagnant, contracting, closing off, and shrinking.

Jesus behind barbed-wire…

In Luke chapter 8 the writer tells the story of a woman who had an illness that caused  her to bleed; she had been sick for twelve years. This was not simply an issue of her physical health. Her bleeding made her ceremonially unclean…

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