Sermons on Luke

The Crowd of Palm Sunday

7 When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it. 8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna![a]” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b] 10 “Blessed…

Worshiping With Our Words (Part One)

8 …but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. (James 3:8) Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. (James 1:26) 45 A good man brings good things out of the good…

Christ-Centered Relationships & Leaving A Legacy

Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:9) And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.  (2 Timothy 2:2)…

Hell

Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment… (Hebrews 9:27) They will throw them into the blazing furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. (Matthew 13:42) And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. (Matthew 25:30)…

Praying For Others

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”…

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…