Category Archives: Luke

Misuse and Use of Luke 10:21

At Bible study last night, one verse that got quoted was Luke 10:21: “In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the … Continue reading

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Jesus the Radical?

I went to my church’s Bible study last night.  We’re going through the Gospel of Luke right now.  The Bible study booklet was saying that Jesus was seeking to bring about radical change. Several years ago, I was in another … Continue reading

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Luke and Divine Inspiration

My church started a new Bible study last night.  We’re going through Luke: Gospel of Reassurance, with Michael Card.  The main theme last night was who Luke was and how that influenced his writing of his Gospel.  Luke was a … Continue reading

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Coming INTO or IN His Kingdom?

For my blog post today about Bart Ehrman’s The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture, I have two items, both of which feature in Ehrman’s discussion about Luke 23:42-43.  The setting for Luke 23:42-43 is Jesus’ crucifixion.  It reads (in the KJV): … Continue reading

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Luke the Maverick?

In The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture, Bart Ehrman argues that Luke-Acts does not believe that Jesus died to atone for people’s sins.  Jesus’ death in Luke-Acts is significant in another way, according to Ehrman.  Ehrman makes a variety of arguments … Continue reading

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Applying Luke 7 (Jesus Raising the Widow’s Son from the Dead)

At church this morning, the pastor was preaching about a story in Luke 7, in which Jesus raises from the dead a widow’s only son, who died at a young age.  This story has troubled me somewhat.  V 13 says … Continue reading

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Psalm 113

For my weekly quiet time this week, I’ll blog about Psalm 113. According to Psalm 113, God dwells above the nations and even above the heavens, yet God looks at what is going on below Him in heaven and on … Continue reading

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Turning Stones into Bread: Why Was It Wrong?

At church this morning, the pastor in his sermon said that Jesus not once thought about himself.  Rather, my pastor said, Jesus served others.  The pastor referred to Jesus healing the sick, and also Jesus turning water into wine at … Continue reading

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Arbitrary Apologetics?

Nate of the blog “Finding Truth” had a post a while back, Missing the Point.  In the course of the discussion in the comments-section, the topic of the genealogies of Jesus in Matthew and Luke came up.  Many contend that … Continue reading

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Hermeneutical Questions After Last Night’s Bible Study

My church started its Fall Bible study yesterday.  We’re going through A Fragile Stone, Peter: Jesus’ Friend. I’m having a hard time writing today.  Maybe it’s because I’m tired after seeing Barack Obama do so poorly in last night’s debate.  … Continue reading

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