Monthly Archives: June 2018

Rules of the Kingdom; June 29, 2018


Luke 19:26 “He replied, ‘I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away.” This parable has the same point as the … Continue reading

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The Word of Knowledge; June 28, 2018


Luke 19:5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” We have no record whatsoever of any previous interaction between Jesus and Zacchaeus, but Luke … Continue reading

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Prayer, Pride, and Humility; June 27, 2018


Luke 18:1, 14 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who … Continue reading

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Stewardship; June 26, 2018


Luke 12:48 “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” Ambition is a dangerous thing. This teaching, along with the famous parable … Continue reading

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Church Survival; June 25, 2018


Luke 12:32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.” This verse is not in the largely parallel passage in Matthew 6 that we had on May 3. Jesus indeed repeated … Continue reading

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Greed; June 24, 2018


Luke 12:15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Jesus’ instructions to “be on your guard” here are something … Continue reading

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Mary; June 23, 2018


Luke 11:27-28 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.” He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey … Continue reading

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