Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Luke

Discipleship On His Terms

LUKE 14:25-33 – Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my…

A Serious Consequence Of Busyness

LUKE 10:38-42 – Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care…

Signs Of a Grateful Heart

LUKE 8:34-39 – When the herdsmen saw what had happened, they fled and told it in the city and in the country. Then people went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had gone, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind, and they were afraid.…

Bearing Family Traits

LUKE 8:19-21 – Then his mother and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him because of the crowd. And he was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see you.” But he answered them, “My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it.” THEME OF THE DAY.…

Grace And Truth Walked Among Us

LUKE 7:18-23 – The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” And when the men had come to him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent us to you, saying, ‘Are…

Human Suffering, Injustice and the Christian Response – Part 4

In part four of our series, we continue looking at the Christian response to what is happening in our world. And the most important and critical response of the hour is for the church of Jesus Christ to be the church of Jesus Christ in the world; His people living out the power and influence of His love or recovering first love for the Lord and people. This Lord’s Day we want to identify the objects of first love – God and people – and be warned of how easy it is to drift into a non-relational Christianity because of loss of first love.