Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Luke

True Meaning, Satisfying Purpose, Meaning in Life

LUKE 10:25-28 – And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all…

What Motivated Child-Like Confidence In Prayer?

PSALM 86:5 – For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.” Why pray? Ever think about that question? Well, here are four reasons; we are commanded to pray–Pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17); we are exhorted by the Lord Jesus to pray – And Jesus told them a parable to the effect…

The Trauma of Holiness

LUKE 5:1-10 – On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret, and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, he asked him to…

Shed Any Tears Lately?

LUKE 19:41-44: And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around you and surround you and hem…