God is our Father – holy and loving …

In Isaiah 6, we read of God's holiness - and we, also, read of his love. Perhaps, when we think of Isaiah 6, we think, first, of the words of verse 3 - "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty." If, however, we were to stop there, we would miss something very important: the love of God. …

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Enough understanding to change our way of thinking and our way of living …

"The disciples did not understand any of this. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about" (Luke 18:34). The disciples didn't know what Jesus was talking about. Jesus did know what he was talking about. There are many things that we don't understand - this is when …

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“We have seen strange things today” (Luke 5:26).

In his commentary on Luke’s Gospel, Leon Morris says that “strange” means “beyond expectation.” He adds the comment, “Human achievement could not explain what had happened.”Humanly speaking, there’s nothing stranger than Christ’s resurrection. Humanly speaking, we say, “We didn’t expect this to happen.”Humanly speaking, the story of Jesus ends like this – “you, with the …

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Very important people – but the Word of the Lord didn’t come to any of them … !

"In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene— 2 during the high-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John son of Zechariah in the wilderness" (Luke 3:1-2). Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate ... They …

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