Posts tagged with: Luke

The Lost Son

Sometimes we feel as if we are lost; not physically lost, but lost emotionally, relationally, spiritually.

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Drinking in the Parable of the Prodigal Son

What a joy it is to drink in the beauty of autumn leaves! Sometimes it’s also good to “drink in” the beauty of Scripture.

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Reason to Celebrate

In response to some religious elites who showed little concern for those who were spiritually lost, Jesus tells the story of a shepherd who leaves his large flock to seek one lost sheep.

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The Scandalous Welcome of Jesus

Are we open to imitating the scandalous welcome of Jesus?

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How Tasty Are You?

Jesus calls his disciples to be salt, tasty salt.

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The Cost of Discipleship

Jesus said that “whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:27).

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Growing in Love for Jesus

The more we know the love of Jesus for us, the more we will be able to love him more with our heart, soul, mind, and strength.

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A plaque that says "I hate Mondays" lying on a bed

Should We Hate Our Families?

What does Jesus mean by hating those we love most in the world?

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Favoring People Who Cannot Return the Favor, Part 2

Jesus calls us to be generous to those who cannot be generous to us.

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Favoring People Who Cannot Return the Favor

Jesus exhorts us not to be motivated by self-interest in how we treat others.

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Choosing Humility

Whether among our colleagues at work or in the wider world of social media, we who seek to follow Jesus can choose the way of humility.

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Living a Mustard-Seed Life

The kingdom of God is truly present in your life in lots of “mustard seed” size actions.

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Embracing the Priorities of Jesus

As we learn to strive first of God’s kingdom, our priorities will become more and more like the priorities of Jesus.

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What is Your Manure?

We need the Lord’s help to engage in practices that form our lives in positive ways even though we experience them negatively.

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Use Your Gifts Well!

Jesus says that from those to whom much has been given, much will be required.

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