Posts with the tag “luke”

Living Lessons 11
by Elia King on November 15th, 2023
Luke 17:7-10A few years after we were married, Dena and I discovered that one of our favorite pizza places held a regular trivia night. We had only one kiddo at the time and family babysitters close at hand, so we decided to make trivia night a standing date — just the two of us, a pizza, and a growing group of friends and strangers. The rules were simple: Every team had a clever name. No one was ...  Read More
Living Lessons 10
by Ben Amoah on November 8th, 2023
Another classic parable. The story of the prodigal son is sometimes referred to as the 'lost son' as it follows the parables of the 'lost coin' and the legendary story of the 'lost sheep'. There are some common home runs in this story that I have heard over the years. There is the beauty of the loving Father who accepts all who return; teaching us that God will always welcome us if we 'stray away'.  Read More
Living Lessons 9
by Paddy McCoy on November 1st, 2023
“Then Jesus told this story to some who had great confidence in their own righteousness and scorned everyone else: “Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that I am not like other people—cheaters, sinners, adulterers. I’m certainly not like that tax collector! I fas...  Read More
Living Lessons 8
by Katie Wagner on October 25th, 2023
Have you ever wondered what makes someone do something or what their reasoning is behind their actions?In Luke 12:13-21 we find a situation where someone puts Jesus on the spot and asks him to do something that would be of benefit to them; “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me (Luke 12:13, ESV).” Jesus’ response is confrontational, as he asks this person who had decided that ...  Read More