How do you inherit eternal life? Luke 10:27 He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” I encourage you to pray about this today, are you loving him with all your heart, soul, strength and mind? Please spend some time today … Continue reading

Taking up the Cross-Luke 9

Time and time again I have heard people talk about taking up our cross and bearing our burdens.  But, is that really what Jesus meant when he talked to his disciples? Luke 9:23 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” Jesus was actually saying to the disciples that they … Continue reading Taking up the Cross-Luke 9

Love, Judges and Fruit Trees-Luke 6

There is an enormous amount of content that can be discussed about the 6th chapter of Luke.  The characters, the blessings, the woes, the judges, love, the foolish, the wise are all essential to this chapter so it was hard for me to choose only one to discuss.  When I think about the imagery of the fruit trees I cannot help but think about parents … Continue reading Love, Judges and Fruit Trees-Luke 6

The Need for a Doctor-Luke 5

Fisherman would go from fishing for fish to hearing Jesus say (Luke 5:10) “…Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” A leper would (Luke 5:13) “Be clean!” But wait…..in the middle of providing miracles Luke 5:16  tells us “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.”  How often do we lose sight of Christ? How many of us “forget” to … Continue reading The Need for a Doctor-Luke 5