Bible Book: Luke

Tormented in a Flame

Date: September 9th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-24  |  Topics: Choice, Death, Hades, Hell, Paradise, Poor, Rejection, Resurrection, Rich Man and Lazarus, thirst, torment

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading


Tormented in a Flame

Date: September 9th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 16:19-24  |  Topics: Choice, Death, Hades, Hell, Paradise, Poor, Rejection, Resurrection, Rich Man and Lazarus, thirst, torment

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in tormeContinue Reading


The Christ of Christmas

Date: December 9th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 2:1-7  |  Topics: Bethlehem, Christ, Christmas, Hope, Incarnation

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And sContinue Reading


Sweet Little Jesus Boy

Date: December 16th, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 2:6-40  |  Topics: Children, Christmas, Emmanuel, Family, Home

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel sContinue Reading


Jesus Born in Heart and Home

Date: December 23rd, 1984  |  Scripture: Luke 2:11  |  Topics: Christmas, Family, Home, Incarnation, Mothers

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.


The Christ of the Common Road

Date: April 7th, 1985  |  Scripture: Luke 24:13-35  |  Topics: Christ, Despair, Disciples, Emmaus, Encouragement, Hope, Resurrection

And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that, while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden that they should not know him. And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad? And the one of them,Continue Reading


The Christ of the Common Road

Date: April 7th, 1985  |  Scripture: Luke 24:36-45  |  Topics: Christ, Despair, Disciples, Emmaus, Encouragement, Hope, Resurrection

And as they thus spake, Jesus himself stood in the midst of them, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. But they were terrified and affrighted, and supposed that they had seen a spirit. And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have. And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet. And while they yet believed noContinue Reading


Jesus Speaks to Us About Hopelessness

Date: November 3rd, 1985  |  Scripture: Luke 8:49-55  |  Topics: Despair, Hope, Hopelessness, Sorrow, Weakness

While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue’s house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole. And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden. And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn, kContinue Reading


Jesus Speaks to US About Purposelessness

Date: November 10th, 1985  |  Scripture: Luke 12:8  |  Topics: Despair, God's Will, Hopelessness, depression

Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:


Jesus Speaks to Us About Purposelessness

Date: November 10th, 1985  |  Scripture: Luke 12:18  |  Topics: Despair, God's Will, Hopelessness, depression

And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods.