Category Archives: Gospel of Luke

Cleansing the Conscience — Conscience and Guilt — Part 9

How can I face my blameworthiness? It depends on whose honor I am seeking. If I am intent on seeking my own honor (as in John 5.44; 7.18!), then I am not seeking the honor of God. If I am … Continue reading

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Cleansing the Conscience — Conscience and Guilt — Part 4

But what about subjective guilt? How can I deal with my awareness of my unworthiness? The problem really lies with the question. How can I be anything other than unworthy and be at the same time a recipient of grace. … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 3

The purpose of these initial studies is to present ways of preaching or teaching the Lord’s Supper passages without being simply repetitive, and to preach them reflecting the messages of the various books in which they occur. So, how about … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 2

But Luke has other major emphases. One important one about Jesus is that He is the preeminent prophet of God. As the gospel begins, several entities speak the Word of God. Initially, it is Gabriel who speaks to godly Zechariah … Continue reading

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Grace at the Prophet’s Table at the Turn of the Times — Part 1

Today we turn to the gospel of Luke. It is a more difficult book for me to handle than Matthew and Mark because of its intricacies. There are few simple ways of characterizing it. As far as my work has … Continue reading

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