Tag Archives: Luke 11

individual service

SPECIAL TREAT Luke 11:9-13 Luke 11:9 “So I tell you: Keep asking, and it will be given to you; keep seeking, and you will find; keep knocking, and the door will be opened for you. Luke 11:10 Because everyone who … Continue reading

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persistence in asking

HOW REGULAR ARE YOU? Luke 11:5-8 Luke 11:5 Then he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, could you lend me three loaves of bread, … Continue reading

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a prayer list

BEGINNING YOUR DAILY JOURNEY WITH GOD Luke 11:1-4 Luke 11:1 Once Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he stopped, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, please teach us to pray, like John taught his disciples.” Luke … Continue reading

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enemies of the Holy Spirit

Luke 11:37-12:12.  There are two kinds of religious person: friends of the Holy Spirit, and his enemies.  The Holy Spirit ministers through his friends – people who stand up for the truth about Jesus Christ – even if they are … Continue reading

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the Holy Spirit’s other gifts

Luke 11:1-36.  Jesus told his disciples to expect the Father to give them the Holy Spirit.  He is not reluctant, but eager to do so (5-13).  From this gift of an intimate relationship with God flows other gifts – and … Continue reading

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choosing the right fear

Luke 11:37-12:12.  A Pharisee had invited Jesus to dine with him, and Jesus accepted. The Pharisee was astonished that Jesus did not follow his tradition of ceremonially washing his hands before eating. The Pharisee expected deference because he was a … Continue reading

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seeking holiness

Luke 11:1-36.  The kingdom of God is Holy Spirit empowered righteousness. A person in God’s kingdom prays for a minimum of things. She is satisfied with what is needed for today (3), but she begs for forgiveness and deliverance from … Continue reading

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