Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

From Birth to Life

The virgin birth further blinds those who already can’t see. Jesus’ life and ministry isn’t disputed, his identity is. Jesus’ death isn’t disputed, the effect is. The victory of the cross was the resurrection of the Christ.   Jesus’ resurrection is disputed, but the effect isn’t.

From Simon to Peter

You can’t hide and heal at the same time. Name Change = Simon meaning reed to Peter meaning rock Jesus wants to overcome our fear with faith Many times, our failures want to displace our faith Jesus shows up to offer forgiveness after failure Peter learned that faith would allow for him to overcome his fear and failures so that he could experience freedom What is a part of your 10% that you hold back from God? My fourth of five: ________

A Party for the Paramedic

Luke 3 John said don’t collect more than told to, Luke 19 Zacchaeus admitted to taking more. Matthew 5; Luke 15, 18, 19 they were not to be people you associated with Jesus broke the quarantine tape and Matthew responded At Matthew’s invitation, Jesus walked into a contagious situation As Matthew hosted, Jesus sat comfortably with infectious people How to evangelize in contagious situations: Go in prayer – Luke 10 Go in twos – Luke 10 Go in love –…

(im)Perfect?

Jesus had an (im)perfect family tree – Matthew 1:1-16 Jesus had an (im)perfect earthly beginning – Luke 1:26-35; Matthew 2:16 Jesus invites imperfect people to join His family tree and become perfect as he is perfect – 1 Timothy 2:1-4; John 1:12; 1 Corinthians 15:42-44 And that’s why I choose Him as my King!

Siri! Directions home!

Luke 15:3-7 The lost sheep is a lesson in our value to God. Luke 15:8-10 The lost coin is a lesson in the importance of God’s reputation. Luke 15:11-32 The lost son is a lesson in God’s love and man’s heart. All three stories are filled with hope and reflect God’s desire to be with us for eternity. And that’s why “sinners” are drawn to Jesus!

An Appalling Story

Luke 10:25-37 We are appalled by the Priest because of his job His job was mediator He needed to stay clean His people were relying on him We are appalled by the Levite because of his heritage Jews help Jews Levites were chosen by God because of their faithfulness to serve God We are appalled at both because they saw but did not respond It’s one thing to not look for or see a need It’s another to blatantly see…

Consider the Source

Luke 1:1-4 Luke did his homework to make sure Theophilus got the right information Luke 1:26-33 God sent the angel Gabriel to give Mary the right plan Luke 1:34 Mary had the same question we have today Luke 1:35-37 Gabriel gave the one answer that should satisfy us all “For nothing will be impossible with God.” Luke 1:38 Mary responded how we all should respond “I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your…

How to be Rich Toward God

  Luke 12:13-21 Jesus tells a parable of a Rich Fool who when he comes upon a windfall of abundance he can neither see beyond himself nor this world. What would you do if you suddenly came upon an unexpected financial blessing? Matthew 25:14-30 Jesus tells another parable. This one is about stewardship. Three men are given a certain number of talents, each according to his ability – two of the men are rewarded for their diligence of making more…

What Did I Do Wrong?

Big Idea:  Keep giving them Jesus Luke 15:1-7 Give them Jesus Own the reality Luke 15:8-10 Stay faithful Luke 15:11-32 Pray like crazy! Eagerly await their return Live it up when they come home Giving them Jesus is living and sharing the Gospel
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