Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 14, 2002
The evangelist, was the author of the Gospel which goes under his name. He traveled with Paul through various countries, and is supposed to have been hanged on an olive tree, by the idolatrous priests of Greece.
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Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 8, 2004
- Luke 23:39-43
> v43 . . . Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.
You know, I have seen a few things and a few places in life. I haven’t seen as much nor traveled as extensively as some of you who’ve been around since the continents first divided, but I have seen a few
RE: GOD’S COMPASSION - LUKE 5:1-7
"If he carry the weight of the world upon his shoulders,
I know my brother he will carry you.
"If he carry the weight of the
Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 12, 2001
Here is a parody of Luke’s account of the birth of Christ, that really underscores just how far our world has let the true meaning of Christmas slip away from them.
"And there were in the same country children keeping watch over there stockings by the fireplace. And lo! Santa Claus came upon
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 6, 2011
SIR WILLIAM RAMSEY AND THE ACCURACY OF LUKE
Late 1800's/early 1900's Sir William Ramsey was a well-known archaeologist and historian. He was professor of humanities at Aberdeen University. He was considered to be the world's most imminent scholar on Asia-Minor, and it's geography and history. He
Contributed by Timothy Mills on Oct 24, 2002
In the movie "Return of the Jedi" Luke Skywalker is learning to be a Jedi from the Jedi Master, Yoda. Luke is performing an exercise of mind over matter when he fails the exercise. Yoda tells him to raise his X-Wing fighter from the murky water where it sank upon his arrival on Degoba. He says
In Luke 15, the little lady lost one of her coins, to regain what was lost she needed light.
When she had the illumination of the light, she saw dirt. When she saw the dirt, she developed a plan to clean house, when
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 11, 2004
“Knowledge in Ignorance!” Luke 2: 1-5 Key verse(s): 2: “Some of the Pharisees asked, ‘Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’”
The story is told of a preacher who lived along a river in a northern clime. Sunday after Sunday throughout the year he would climb into his old Tin Lizzy
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 31, 2005
“Pursuing Butterflies!” Luke 22:24-30 Key verse(s) 24:“Also a dispute arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest.”
We live to benefit ourselves and not others. Are you offended by this statement? It certainly isn’t what the Bible teaches. The Bible teaches us to put others
Contributed by Kent Kessler on Dec 8, 2006
G. Campbell Morgan speaks of it like this, “Luke thus gives us a graphic suggestive picture of the time and conditions, as he introduces His forerunner. The king is there, degenerate. The Temple is there, desecrated. The priesthood is there, degraded. The people are there, debased. Nevertheless,
Contributed by Rich Wyatt on Sep 26, 2007
All the credit goes to Dr. Sam Luke for this illustration. Dr. Luke tells this story:
I was taking the church through Evangelism Explosion in an effort to go out and witness for Christ. But there is an added dimension to witnessing, the Holy Spirit. I was going to teach everyone how to witness
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 22, 2009
The day after the wedding, we had to drop Luke off at Moody. Right in back of the visitor’s parking lot was a Pakistani cafeteria. A real dive, but dives often have the best food. I ordered my favorite, goat; Luke had fish and Marylu and Hannah- chicken.
As I was standing in line, the small
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 22, 2003
Luke has been our fireplace and fire circle person…he loves to fan the flame by gently blowing on the
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 7, 2004
“A One Way Street With No Turns!” Luke 9: 49-50 Key verse(s): 49: “‘Master,’ said John, ‘we say a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because his is not one of us.’”
“For many years Sir Walter Scott was the leading literary figure in the British Empire. No one
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 8, 2005
“Don’t Give Pain the Short Shrift!” Luke 13:10-17 Key verse(s): 16:“‘Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?’.”
Many things in this life get short shrift. Perhaps its the lot of the
Contributed by Mark Brunner on May 2, 2005
“Mud-Gazing?” Luke 12:13-15 Key verse(s) 13:“Someone in the crowd said to him, ‘Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”
Do you sing because you are happy; or are you happy because you sing? You’ve met the person. They always seem to have a positive attitude about nearly
Contributed by Mark Brunner on May 30, 2005
“Letting Go of the Branch!” Luke 1:5-15 Key verse(s) 13“But the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to give him the name John.”
Trusting in God is fine, as long as it is something you believe He can do.
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 27, 2010
Jesus’ mission we're told in Luke 19:10 is to “Seek and save what was lost.” Lost doesn’t mean “damned or doomed,” says William Barclay. In the New Testament it simply means to save people in the wrong place. Barclay continues that “a thing is lost when it has got out of its own place into the
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Dec 20, 2004
“Afraid of Christmas?” Luke 2: 8-14 Key verse(s): 10: “But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”
“If I hear one more person wish me a “Happy Holiday!” I think I will just burst!” How often have you heard that over the
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jan 18, 2005
“The Other Side of The Road!” Luke 17: 1-4 Key verse(s): 3:“So watch yourselves. ‘If you brother sin, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.’”
There but by the grace of god go I! From youth on I was taught the valuable resource of this adage. Along with “Don’t pout or your face will stay