Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

Five Minutes ‘Til Burnout?

Five Minutes ‘Til Burnout?—1 Kings 19:1-15, Luke 8: 26-39 Elijah was living in a time zone that I call “Five minutes ‘til burn out.” A stressful state of mind! All the time! Poorly paid! Nerves always frayed! Problems that can’t be solved! Conflicts that are never resolved! Death threats start to arrive!  How long, Lord?—Will he still be alive? Where can he hide! Elijah!…

A Miracle of Contagious Joy!

If you were to try to distill the mission of Jesus followers into a single sentence, it is to create modern—everyday—life changing miracles. Embrace!— the Creative Mystery of God in our daily encounters & experiences! Share!— the Wonder of Divine Love that is liberated from the world’s grinding demands. This extraordinary mission begins in our personal lives with how…

Like a Mother Hen

LIKE A MOTHER HEN—Luke 13:31-35 People who followed Jesus in the years after his life and death were focused on communicating a message with two basic thrusts~ First—Jesus’ own message and teachings! The faith of Jesus! Second!— a message about Jesus! His life and deeds of power. Within 50 years of his death on the cross—three gospels emerged: Mark, Matthew and Luke. Mark…

The Art of Awakening (Transfiguration)

 Old Testament: Exodus 34:29-35   New Testament: Luke 9:28-36 One of life’s greatest purposes is awakening to who you really are. Becoming who you were born to be! So many obstacles stand in the way. For instance: The most loving parents may still not be able to conceive of who you might become. Even if parents are able to do this, your awakening may happen later in life…

What Are You Being Prepared For?

What Are You Being Prepared for? (Luke 4:14-30) Today’s passage from Luke is short enough that we can do a group Bible study of its verses. If you wish, you may turn to this passage on page 57-58 in the New Testament section of your pew Bible. When Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, as was his custom. This…