Monthly Archives: January 2018

Gone

Re:Verse reading–Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 (day three)  “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”  As it turned out, Jesus would do even worse than that.  But that’s because he understood people were lost.  In the days before that word denoted a … Continue reading

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Wrong Path

Re:Verse reading–Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 (day two)  But when he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger! vs. 17 It happens at some point to … Continue reading

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Why would He do it?

Re:Verse reading–Luke 15:1-2; 11-32 (day one)  “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”–v 2. I would probably have been uncomfortable.  You?  Jesus received sinners.  Ate with them.  Didn’t that blur the line of moral certainty?  Communicate acceptance or approval? … Continue reading

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Dinner Party

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day seven) If you were given the opportunity to invite anyone from history to a dinner party who would you invite?  Jesus, of course, George Washington, King Tutankhamun might be fun, and famed musician Bryan Richardson would … Continue reading

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Guts

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day six) What I admire most about this woman is her shear guts, her no-one-is-keeping-me-from-Jesus courage. She wasn’t walking into friendly territory; she had been marked with a letter s, for sinner. The pharisees were smug; they would … Continue reading

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One Affects the Other

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day five) The story of the Pharisee in Luke 7 starts off on a high note. He invites Jesus to eat at his house. This is gonna be a good night. Time with the savior, teaching from … Continue reading

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By Faith

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day four) Be careful what you think!  Jesus knew the thoughts and intentions of the Pharisee’s heart.  This religious leader, who held strictly to the letter of the Law, undoubtedly wanted to trick Jesus into saying or … Continue reading

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Start

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day three) “He who has been forgiven little loves little.”  So. Love demonstrated is a function of forgiveness received.  That would explain a lot.  You want to love, but you just can’t get there.  Your workaround is … Continue reading

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Worship

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day two) And standing behind Him at His feet, weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears, and kept wiping them with the hair of her head, and kissing His feet and anointing them with the … Continue reading

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Dinner and disagreement

Re:Verse reading–Luke 7:36-50 (day one) “Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went.”–v 1. It was a pattern for the Lord.  A choice.  An example for us.  He stayed in contact and conversation … Continue reading

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