Tag Archives: Luke 16

not a theology of the afterlife

devotional post #2014 Luke 16:24-31 Luk 16:24 So he yelled out, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this … Continue reading

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what God is looking for

devotional post #2013 Luke 16;19-23 Luk 16:19 “There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted opulently every day. Luk 16:20 But at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus whose body was … Continue reading

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conflicting commitment

devotional post #2012 Luke 16:16-18 Luk 16:16 “The law and the prophets were in force until John; since then, the excellent message of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is urged to enter it. Luk 16:17 But … Continue reading

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high society low lifes

devotional post # 2011 Luke 16:13-15 Luk 16:13 No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve … Continue reading

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the now test

devotional post #2010 Luke 16:10-12 Luk 16:10 “The one who proves faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and the one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. Luk 16:11 If then … Continue reading

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thinking about later

devotional post #2009 Luke 16:1-9 Luk 16:1 He also said to the disciples, “There was some rich man who had a household manager, and was informed of accusations that his manager was squandering his assets. Luk 16:2 So he called … Continue reading

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the Holy Spirit, the law, and the gospel

Luke 16:1-17:10.   The rich men of Jesus’ day had created a religion that mocked the purposes of God.  They narrowly defined the law into traditions amenable to the rich alone, then forced strict obedience to that narrow tradition.  But Jesus … Continue reading

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false security

Luke 16. Jesus’ parables in this chapter are all directed toward the elite sect of the Pharisees, who trusted in their personal wealth as a sign that they were in God’s favour. Jesus said that the Pharisees justify themselves before … Continue reading

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