Monthly Archives: January 2017

flawed greatness

GOD’S GRACE COVERS OUR WEAKNESS Luke 7:24-28 Luk 7: 24 When John’s messengers had gone, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: “What did you expect to see when you went out into the desert? A reed shaken … Continue reading

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the bits that have not happened

WE NEED TO TRUST GOD IN THE MEAN TIME Luke 7:18-23 Luk 7: 18 John’s disciples reported all these things to him. So John called two of his disciples Luk 7: 19 and sent them to Jesus to ask, “Are … Continue reading

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crying at the casket

ONE DAY WE WILL ALL SEE IT Luke 7:11-17 Luk 7:11 Next, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. Luk 7:12 As he approached the town gate, a man who … Continue reading

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positioned under authority

HOW TO GET THE JOB DONE Luke 7:1-10 Luk 7:1 Since he had finished all his sayings to that audience, he entered Capernaum. Luk 7: 2 A centurion there had a bond-servant who was highly valued, but who was sick … Continue reading

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flood insurance

ARE YOU COVERED? Luke 6:46-49 Luk 6:46 “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and don’t do what I am telling you? Luk 6:47 “Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and puts them into practice– I … Continue reading

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indicators of authenticity

WHAT DO WE PRODUCE? Luke 6:43-45 Luk 6:43 “Because no right tree bears wrong fruit, nor again does a useless tree bear the right fruit, Luk 6:44 because each tree is known by its own fruit. Because figs are not … Continue reading

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the beam we have

THE ENEMY INSIDE Luke 6:39-42 Luk 6:39 He also told them a parable: “Someone who is blind cannot lead another who is blind, can he? Won’t they both fall into a pit? Luk 6:40 A disciple is not greater than … Continue reading

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change through embarrassment

ARE WE SEEKING CHANGE GOD’S WAY? Luke 6:37-38 Luk 6:37 “Do not criticise, and you will not be criticised; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. Luk 6:38 Give, and it will … Continue reading

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because he is kind

LOVING BEYOND THE NORMAL EXPECTATION Luke 6:32-36 Luk 6:32 “If you love the ones who are loving you, what kind of grace is that for you? Because even sinners love the ones who are loving them. Luk 6:33 And if … Continue reading

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reverse Robin Hoods

WHY WE CAN LOVE OUR ENEMIES Luke 6:27-31 Luk 6:27 “But I am telling you who are listening: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, Luk 6:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat … Continue reading

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