Zechariah’s hope

“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people…” Luke 1:68 Another prayer that we find in the narrative of the birth of Jesus … Read more

Simeon’s hope

“Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all … Read more

Hope

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11 As we step into the advent season this year, … Read more

Generosity, Luke 21-22

As he looked up, Jesus saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. Luke 21:1-2 … Read more

Prayer, Luke 19-20

Then he entered the temple area and began driving out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be a house of prayer,’ but … Read more

Gratitude, Luke 17-18

Jesus asked, “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?” Luke 17:17 In this account, the grace of God is revealed though the healing power of the Holy … Read more

Valued, Luke 15-16

He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of men, but God knows your hearts. What is highly valued among men is detestable in … Read more

Hear, Luke 13-14

“He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” Luke 14:34b Are my ears ready to hear? Jesus is teaching in a powerful way in Luke, especially in these chapters. … Read more

Lit up, Luke 11-12

“See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness. Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be … Read more