Sermons on Luke

The Lord’s Prayer: Approaching God

But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. (Luke 5:16) One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. (Luke 6:12) At daybreak, Jesus went out to a solitary place. (Luke 4:42) About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and…

Changing Hearts, Not Changing Rules (Lust & Adultery)

9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax…

Mary’s Heart Is Filled With Worship

Mary Visits Elizabeth 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth.41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and…

Mary & The Angel (Part III): When God Chooses You (2018)

Luke 1:26-38 The Birth of Jesus Foretold 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The…

The Work of God in the Life of Zechariah

5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. 6 Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. 7 But they were childless because Elizabeth was not able to…

Overcoming Strongholds (Part Two)

How can a young person stay on the path of purity?     By living according to your word. (Psalm 119:9)   Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. (2 Timothy 2:22)   Follow my example, as I follow the example…