The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 8:1-15 ~ Three Great Women that Supported Jesus Ministry ~ The Parable of the Four Soils. Which are you?

 

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 7:36-50 ~ The Weeping Woman Identifies with Jesus as Savior

Vol. 18, No. 39 – October 20, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 7-8 III. The Ministry of the Son of Man to Men, Luke 4:14-9:50. D. Activities of His Ministry, Luke 7:1-9:50. 4. Ministry to sinners, Luke 7:36-50. a. The Prelude: The woman anointing the feet of Jesus, vs. 36-39. b. The Parable: Two debtors,  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 7:28-35 ~ The Least in the Kingdom of God is Greater than John the Baptist ~ God’s Just Plan for Your Life, is Rejected by Those Who do not Believe ~ Rejection of Jesus’ and God’s Plan for Your Life Usually Entails Hypocrisy

Vol. 18, No. 38 – October 13, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 6 III. The Ministry of the Son of Man to Men, Luke 4:14-9:50. D. Activities of His Ministry, Luke 7:1-9:50. 3. Ministry in doubt, Luke 7:18-35, (continued). Vs. 28 Luke 7:28, “I say to you, among those born of women there is no  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 7:1-10 ~ The Incredible Faith of the Centurion

 

Chapter 6:43-49 ~ The Great Sermon on the Plain (cont.) ~ Principles of Forgiving (cont.) & Obeying

Vol. 18, No. 36 – September 29, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 6 IV. The Associates of His Ministry, Luke 6:12-49. B. The characteristics of disciples, (The Great Sermon), Luke 6:17-49. 1. Vs. 20-26, Blessings and Woes / Warnings – The beatitudes and anti-beatitudes. 2. Vs. 27-36, Principles of Loving. 3. Vs. 37-45, Principles of  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 5:33-39 ~ Jesus Tells us to Rejoice in our Faith ~ Jesus Uses the Analogy of New vs. Old to Contrast the New Age, New Nature, and New Life in Christ with the Old

Vol. 18, No. 29 – August 4, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 5 III. The Ministry of the Son of Man to Men, Luke 4:14 – 9:50. A. The Announcement of His Ministry, Luke 4:14-30. B. The Authority of His Ministry, Luke 4:31-6:11. 1. Over demons, Luke 4:31-37. 2. Over disease, Luke 4:38-44. 3. Over  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 5:12-32 ~ Jesus Continues to Demonstrate His Authority by Healing a Leper ~ Jesus’ Healing of the Paralytic Shows Forgiveness of Our Sins and the New Life We have in Christ ~ Levi’s Banquet Shows that Jesus Came to Heal the Sinner

Vol. 18, No. 28 – July 28, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 5 III. The Ministry of the Son of Man to Men, Luke 4:14 – 9:50. A. The Announcement of His Ministry, Luke 4:14-30. B. The Authority of His Ministry, Luke 4:31-6:11. 1. Over demons, Luke 4:31-37. 2. Over disease, Luke 4:38-44. 3. Over  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 4:38-5:11 ~ Jesus Heals the Sick That Tells Us Of Our Forgiveness of Sin, Resurrection, and Service Towards God ~ Jesus Continues to Demonstrate His Authority by Exercising Demons, Controlling Creation, and Selecting Disciples

Vol. 18, No. 27 – July 21, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 4 III. The Ministry of the Son of Man to Men, Luke 4:14 – 9:50. A. The Announcement of His Ministry, Luke 4:14-30. B. The Authority of His Ministry, Luke 4:31-6:11. 1. Over demons, Luke 4:31-37. 2. Over disease, Luke 4:38-44. In this  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 3:17-20 ~ The Baptism of the Son of Man, Pt. 6 ~ John Preaches the Gospel & the Coming of Jesus’ Ministry, Pt. 3 ~ Jesus’ Judgment for the Unbeliever – The Eternal Lake of Fire ~ John’s Reproof of Herod, and Herod’s Reprisal

Vol. 18, No. 20 – May 19, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 3 The Doctrine of the Eternal Lake of Fire / Hell Throughout His ministry Jesus taught that the lost would depart into eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels; an eternal punishment. In other words, they will suffer endless, conscious agony  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 3:16-17 ~ The Baptism of the Son of Man, Pt. 5 ~ John Preaches the Coming of Jesus’ Ministry Pt. 2 ~ The Baptism with Fire, Jesus’ Judgment and Winnowing Fork

Vol. 18, No. 19 – May 12, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 3 Doctrine of the Baptism with Fire “Fire,” is the Greek Noun PUR. In the OT, fire was used for both a cleansing, purifying agent and an agent of destruction. God demonstrated His pleasure with fire upon the altar, Gen 15:17; Lev 9:23f.;  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 3:7-14 ~ The Baptism of the Son of Man, Pt. 3 ~ Resurrection Sunday; Salvation Glory Results in Resurrection Glory ~ John’s Exhortation to Produce Divine Good!

Vol. 18, No. 17 – April 28, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 3 In Chapter 3, we are currently noting: G. The Baptism of the Son of Man, Luke 3:1-22. 2. The prophecy of Isaiah fulfilled in John, vs. 3-6. Salvation Glory that Results in Resurrection Glory! In our study of Luke’s Gospel, we  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 2:32-38 ~ The Advent of Jesus Christ, Pt. 7 ~ Simeon’s Praise ~ Jesus a Light to Gentiles & Glory to Israel ~ Jesus is the Stone, the Sign, & the Sword ~ Anna’s Great Praise of Thanksgiving

Vol. 18, No. 13 – March 31, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 2 Vs. 32 Luke 2:32, “A LIGHT OF REVELATION TO THE GENTILES, and the glory of Your people Israel.” In this verse, Simeon is referring to Jesus as the Isaianic Servant-Messiah, (i.e., how Isaiah described Him), cf. Isa 42:6; 49:6. Isa 49:6,  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 2:24-32 ~ The Advent of Jesus Christ, Pt. 6 ~ Jesus Named, Circumcised & Presented at the Temple in Fulfillment of the Law, Pt. 2 ~ Simeon Meets Joseph & Mary in the Temple to Bless Jesus

Vol. 18, No. 12 – March 24, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 2 The Identification of the Son of Man with Men, Luke 1:5-4:13. The Adoration of the Babe, as Jesus is presented at the Temple, vs. 21-38. The adoration from Simeon, vs. 25-35. Vs. 24 (continued) Luke 2:24, “And to offer a sacrifice according  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 2:12-24 ~ The Advent of Jesus Christ, Pt. 5 ~ The Announcement to the Shepherds, Pt. 4 ~ Lessons of Faith from the Shepherd’s Adoration of Jesus ~ Jesus Named, Circumcised & Presented at the Temple in Fulfillment of the Law

Vol. 18, No. 11 – March 17, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 2 It is interesting to note that as in the cases of Moses, Gideon, and Zechariah, God spoke to people who were busy carrying out their daily work, Luke 1:11-20; Ex 3:1-10; Judges 6:11-24. God loves to see His child active, not idle!!  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 1:78-80 ~ The Advent of John the Baptist Pt. 4 – Zachariah’s Great Praise, Pt. 4 ~ For Sending the Sunrise for our Salvation ~ A Purpose for the Sunrise: To Give the Knowledge of Salvation ~ Another Purpose for the Sunrise: To Guide Us in the Way of Peace!

Vol. 18, No. 6 – February 10, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 1 Verses 78-80 d. Praise to God for the coming of “the Sunrise,” the giving of the Messiah, vs. 78-79. Vs. 78 Luke 1:78, “Because of the tender mercy of our God, with which the Sunrise from on high will visit us.” This  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 1:72-77 ~ Advent of John the Baptist Pt. 3 ~ Zachariah’s Great Praise, Pt. 2 ~ For Fulfilling His Promises to Abraham ~ For Sending John to Teach Salvation

Vol. 18, No. 5 – February 3, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 1 – Verses 72-77 b. Praise to God for Keeping His Promise to Abraham, (the Abrahamic Covenant), vs. 72-75. Vs. 72 Luke 1:72, “To show mercy toward our fathers, and to remember His holy covenant.” “To show,” is the Verb PIOEO once  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 1:36–45 ~ The Announcement of the Birth of the Son of Man to Mary, Pt. 3 ~ Mary, the Picture of a Wonderful, Faithful Servant ~ Elizabeth’s Great Proclamation of Joy in the Messiah ~ Our Response to God’s Word in Faith Must be Done with Haste, Zeal, and Diligence.

Vol. 18, No. 01 – January 6, 2019 The Gospel of Luke Verse 36-45 Vs. 36-37 Gabriel, in grace, continues to provide Mary information about her pregnancy to further bolster and strengthen her faith. Interestingly, even though Mary did not ask for a miraculous sign or confirmation as Zachariah did in doubt and unfaithfulness, the  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 1:28-35 ~ The Announcement of the Birth of the Son of Man to Mary, Pt. 2 ~ God’s Grace Brought Our Savior into the World ~ The Babe’s Eternal Kingdom Announced ~ The Importance of the Virgin Birth!

Vol. 17, No. 51 – December 23, 2018 The Gospel of Luke Chapter 1:28-35 B. The Announcement of the Birth of the Son of Man, Luke 1:26-56. In vs. 26-27, we were introduced to the lowly, humble nature by which our Lord and Savior would be brought into this world. In vs. 28-31, we are introduced  Full Article…

The Gospel of Luke ~ Chapter 1:1-25 ~ Outline & Introduction to the Son of Man, the Savior Presented to Gentiles ~ The Unique Emphasis of the Gospel of Luke ~ The Announcement of the Birth of John the Baptist, a Lesson of Faith!

Vol. 17, No. 49 – December 9, 2018 The Gospel of Luke Outline of the Book, based on Charles Ryrie’s: I. Preface: The Method and Purpose of Writing (1:1-4) II. The Identification of the Son of Man with Men (1:5-4:13)      A. The Announcement of the Birth of John the Baptist (1:5-25)      B.  Full Article…

The Book of Proverbs ~ Chapter 22:22-29 ~ The Wise Care for & Protect the Poor & Afflicted ~ We Become Like Those We Associate with & are to be Wise in Our Financial Dealings ~ Be Satisfied with what God has Blessed You with, Do Your Job Well.

Vol. 17, No. 48 – December 2, 2018 The Book of Proverbs Chapter 22 3. The wise ones care for and protect the poor, vs. 22-29. This section also begins a Decalogue of “Sayings” about wealth, Prov 22:22-23:11. There is an inclusion proscribing taking advantage of the poor, Prov 22:22, and of the “fatherless,” Prov 23:10, with threats the Lord will  Full Article…

The Book of Proverbs ~ Chapter 22:13-15 ~ We Should Not Make Excuses to Excuse Ourselves from Life ~ We Are to be Truthful Witnesses, and Not Seduced to Lie ~ Training in God’s Word Removes Sins of the Tongue in Our Lives.

Vol. 17, No. 46 – November 18, 2018 The Book of Proverbs Chapter 22 Vs. 13 Prov 22:13, “The sluggard says, ‘There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!’” We have seen in vs. 10-12, and will in vs. 15, pertinent moral instruction, a theme of this unit. The contrast between gracious  Full Article…

The Book of Proverbs ~ Chapter 22:6-9 ~ Training up a Child in the Precepts of God ~ Good Management of Your Finances ~ Have a Good Temperament Wielding Your Finances ~ Be Blessed Because of Your Generosity.  

Vol. 17, No. 44 – November 4, 2018 Vs. 6 Prov 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.” This is one of the more popular verses in the entire book of Proverbs. It is related to parents teaching their children to  Full Article…

The Book of Proverbs ~ Introduction ~ Chapter 22:1-3 ~ How the Wise Discipline Themselves to Follow God in Everything ~ The Rich and Poor are Alike. The Prudent and Naive Differ.

Vol. 17, No. 42 – October 21, 2018 The Book of Proverbs Chapter 22 Returning back to our study of the Book of Proverbs, we once again note the basic outline of the book. Solomon I: Collection I, chapters 1-9 Collection II, chapters 10:1-22:16 Collection III, chapters 22:17-24:22 Collection IV, chapters 24:23-24:34 Solomon II: Collection V,  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:24 ~ We are to Have Incorruptible Love for our Lord Jesus Christ ~ Final Ascription and Summary of the Book of Ephesians

Vol. 17, No. 41 – October 14, 2018 Eph 6:21-24, The Encouragement, (cont.). Vs. 24 Eph 6:24, “Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with incorruptible love.” To help us define the application of “incorruptible,” APHTHARSIA, in our text, we will note other cognates like the Adjective APHTHARTOS, ἄφθαρτος that means “imperishable,  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:15-16 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 7 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE Pt. 4 ~ Shield of Faith Pt. 1

Vol. 17, No. 19 – May 13, 2018  Eph 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Ephesians 6:15 continued: And finally in vs. 15, we have, “of peace,” which is related to “the gospel.” It is made up of the Article HO and the Noun eirene, εἰρήνη in the Genitive case that means, “peace, harmony, tranquility, or good health.”  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:15 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 6 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, Pt. 3 ~ Witnessing

Vol. 17, No. 18  – May 6, 2018 Ephesians 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Eph 6:15, “And having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.” Our final phrase, “the gospel of peace,” is the Genitive of HO EUAGGELION HO EIRENE. The first noun euaGgelion, εὐαγγέλιον means, “good news or the gospel,” which  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:14-15 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 4 ~ Breastplate of Righteousness Pt. 2 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, Pt. 1

Vol. 17, No. 16 – April 22, 2018  Ephesians 6 :10-24, Stand in Warfare! The Equipment, vs 13-17, vs. 14, Righteousness Eph 6:14, “Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness.” The Breastplate of Righteousness (continued). For the believer, there are three aspects of righteousness that we  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 12 ~ The 9th & 10th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 49 – December 3, 2017 The 9th Commandment, (continued). Ex 20:16; Deut 5:20, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” Cf. Ex 23:1-3 in the Sundry laws. New Testament Usage: The Greek verb for “bearing false witness” is PSEUDOMARTUREO, ψευδομαρτυρέω that means, “bear false witness, or give false evidence or testimony,”  Full Article…

The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 9 ~ The 7th Commandment (continued)

Vol. 16 No 46 – November 12, 2017 The 7th Commandment, (continued). Ex 20:14; Deut 5:18, “You shall not commit adultery.” Adultery is defined as voluntary sexual intercourse between a married or engaged person and a partner other than their spouse, also called infidelity. Therefore, the 7th Commandment has been given to protect every right man  Full Article…