One question dominates the middle of Luke: “Who is Jesus?” Over the past several weeks we have seen numerous answers to that question, each one providing a slightly different perspective toward the final answer. Jesus is the forgiver of sins, a teller of parables, the tamer of storms, a binder of demons, a healer of the sick, and the raiser of the dead. Today we will see He is also the giver of bread.
Jesus Feeds the Multitude
March 25, 2018 • Ashley Brown
September 16, 2018 • Larry Kroon
In Christian discipleship, direction is set by Jesus. He leads. We follow. Periodically we need be reminded of that basic reality – clearly and firmly. Luke chapter nine was one of those basic reminder moments for the first disciples. In the reading of it, we are brought back to the simple reality that following Jesus means following Jesus.
Continuing the Story
September 9, 2018 • Larry Kroon
Today we resume our extended sermon series in the Gospel of Luke with a return to God's confirming declaration and commanding directive with respect to his Son as found in Luke 9:35. We do so with the prayer that as we continue on through the Gospel of Luke, the Word of God and the Spirit of God would shape our hearts around the reality of the Son of God.
The Voice of God Concerning Jesus
April 8, 2018 • Larry Kroon
As we have progressed through the Gospel of Luke one question has risen above all others. “Who is Jesus?” The crowds had their many and varied opinions. In all the confusion the disciples had eventually arrived at the right conclusion – but did not yet understand where it led. In confirmation, God spoke to the question – directly and personally with both a concise answer and a clear command.