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Devotional thoughts on the Gospel according to Luke

Giving In (23:13-25)

Luke 23:13-25 Pilate argued with the crowd, but when their shouts got to be too much, he gave it.  Appeasing the crowd …

Performance Faith (23:8-12)

Luke 23:8-12 Whether we admit it or not, there are times that we fall into performance faith.  We, like Herod, have heard …

Disinterested (23:1-7)

Luke 23:1-7 The Jews charged that Jesus claimed to be king of the Jews.  Pilate asked Jesus if He was the king …

Mock Questioning (22:63-71)

Luke 22:63-71 One of the things that I have discovered over time is that sometimes people don’t care about the answers to …

Hiding in the Open (22:54-62)

Luke 22:54-62 Maybe it was because he wanted to see what happened.  Maybe it was because he was working on a plan …

Betrayed with a Kiss (22:47-53)

Luke 22:47-53 I’ve always wondered, why a kiss?  Judas could have just pointed Jesus out.  He could have stood at a distance …

Avoiding Temptation (22:39-46)

Luke 22:39-46 How do we avoid temptation?  It seems easy enough to answer…Jesus tells us repeatedly to pray that we would avoid …

Battle-ready (22:35-38)

Luke 22:35-38 Ask the generations of martyrs whether the Christian faith is safe and you will discover a harsh reality. The kingdom …

Shaken, Not Turned (22:31-34)

Luke 22:31-34 Sifting wheat is a violent process. It involves beating the wheat head to release the kernels, then shaking them in …

Benefactors (22:24-30)

Luke 22:24-30 Just what is a benefactor? Webster defines a benefactor as, “one that confers a benefit; especially : one that makes …