Tag Archives: Luke 4

forsaking daily bread

Luke 4:1-4 Luk 4:1 Then Jesus, who was full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, Luk 4:2 During this forty days he was being tempted by the devil. … Continue reading

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ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit

Luke 4:14-44.  Having endured his wilderness experience and overcome the devil’s temptation, Jesus returned to Galilee, and began his prophetic ministry.  His tactic appears clear: he would heal the sick and deliver people from demonic bondage during the week, and … Continue reading

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the Son of God, full of the Holy Spirit

Luke 3:23-4:13.  Luke included a family tree for Jesus, but for a different reason than Matthew did.  Matthew was only interested in proving that Jesus was the descendent of Abraham through David.  Luke goes all the way back to Adam, … Continue reading

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hometown advantage

Luke 4:14-44.  At first, things went quite well for Jesus when he visited his hometown of Nazareth.  All eyes were upon him, and they listened with approval as he explained about his ministry of rescuing the blind from their darkness, … Continue reading

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spiritual mechanics

Luke 4:8-12.  Some teach that getting what you want from God is a matter of spiritual mechanics.  All you have to do is find some promise in the text of scripture, put your faith in it, and act out that … Continue reading

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