Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Luke

The Question Of All Questions

LUKE 6:46-49 – “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream…

Busyness Produces Bad Theology

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…

Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer – Part 2

This message concludes the series on “loving one another” with part 2 of Jesus’ instructions on prayer. Acts 2:42 has been our key verse to examine ourselves in light of the practices of the early church – “And they continued steadfast in the apostles’ teaching, fellowship, breaking of bread and prayer.” These four practices are essential if we are to love one another and prayer is the fitting conclusion to this time of self-examination as individuals and a church.

Breaking The Heart Of God

LUKE 17:11-19 – On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” 14 When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the…

The Seriousness Of Being A Christian

LUKE 14:25-35 – 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…