Sunday, January 29, 2017

Posted on Jan 26 2017
LUKE 6=CONTROVERSY! Bible Background: In Luke 5, the religious ‘experts’ (Pharisees=lay leaders who take their faith very much to heart; scribes=religious law experts) begin to criticize Jesus for pronouncing forgiveness (something only God can do?) and for befriending tax
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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Posted on Jan 20 2017
Luke 5 = The First Disciples Bible Background: Since being driven out of Nazareth, Jesus has been teaching and healing around the Sea of Galilee. Jesus has been to Peter’s house and healed his mother-in-law. Now, he gets into a boat to teach the crowds, and reveals his power to a few
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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Posted on Jan 12 2017
LUKE 4:14f JESUS IN THE HOMETOWN SYNAGOGUE Bible Background: At Jesus’ baptism, we met the ‘grown-up’ Jesus in his first ‘public’ appearance. Then the Spirit led him into the wilderness for 40 days of testing. Now, he begins his ministry near the Sea of Galilee,
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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Posted on Jan 06 2017
JOHN THE BAPTIST + BAPTISM OF JESUS + LUKE 3 Bible Background: John the Baptist appears and acts like one of the prophets. He attracts people and gets their attention! Jesus and John are cousins. John issues a call to serious repentance. People respond! Maybe John has tapped into a hungering
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