Tag Archives: Luke 13

embracing Jesus’ love

devotional post #1,998 Luke 13:34-35 Luk 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those who are sent to you! How often I have longed to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under … Continue reading

Posted in discipleship, ethnic Israel, gospel, Jesus Christ | Tagged | Leave a comment

God’s plan, not Herod’s

devotional post #1,997 Luke 13:31-33 Luk 13:31 At that time, some Pharisees came up and said to Jesus, “Escape from here, because Herod wants to kill you.” Luk 13:32 But he said to them, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Look, … Continue reading

Posted in authority, faithfulness, plan of God | Tagged | Leave a comment

wide enough

devotional post #1,996 Luke 13:28-30 Luk 13:28 There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves thrown out. Luk 13:29 Then people will … Continue reading

Posted in deliverance, evangelism, hope, missions, second coming | Tagged | Leave a comment

knowing all about Jesus

devotional post #1,995 Luke 13:25-27 Luk 13: 25 Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, then you will be standing outside and knocking on the door and begging him, ‘Lord, let us in!’ But he … Continue reading

Posted in commitment, evangelism, gospel | Tagged | Leave a comment

narrow door, or wider hope

devotional post #1,994 Luke 13:22-24 Luk 13: 22 Then Jesus travelled throughout towns and villages, all the while teaching and making his way toward Jerusalem. Luk 13: 23 Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few be saved?” So he … Continue reading

Posted in eternal life, evangelism, gospel, grace | Tagged | Leave a comment

not a club

devotional post # 1,993 Luke 13:18-21 Luk 13: 18 So Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? To what should I compare it? Luk 13: 19 It is like a mustard seed that a man took and sowed … Continue reading

Posted in deliverance, freedom, grace, kingdom of God | Tagged | Leave a comment

seek freedom every day

devotional post # 1,992 Luke 13:10-17 Luk 13:10 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath, Luk 13:11 and a woman was there who had been disabled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent … Continue reading

Posted in freedom, healing, Sabbath, Sabbath keeping | Tagged | Leave a comment

general warnings

devotional post #1,990 Luke 13:1-5 Luk 13: 1 Now there were some present at that time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. Luk 13: 2 He responded to them, “Do you think … Continue reading

Posted in discernment, judgment | Tagged | Leave a comment

the Holy Spirit–a limited time offer

Luke 13:10-35.   Jesus dramatically demonstrated his power to free people from Satan’s bondage when he healed the woman with a disabling spirit.  Yet the hypocrites in the synagogue refused to be set free from their bondage to tradition (10-17). Jesus … Continue reading

Posted in Abraham, destruction in hell, ethnic Israel, hypocrisy, Jesus Christ, judgment, kingdom of God, repentance | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Holy Spirit of disunity

Luke 12:49-13:9.   The Holy Spirit does not always bring peace and unity.  Because he answers to the Son, whose kingdom he is setting up in this universe, he assists in dividing families and bringing discord.  His goal is not peace … Continue reading

Posted in church, commitment, discipleship, divisions, Holy Spirit, relationship with God, unity | Tagged , | Leave a comment