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Sermons on Luke

Hope Restored

The disciples who met Jesus on the Emmaus road were shaken by the events of Jesus’s trial and crucifixion and their hopes had died with Him. The root of their problem lay in their failure to accept everything that the Scriptures said concerning Jesus. Luke 24:13-35 On the Road to Emmaus 13 That very day…

Reassuring Peace

After His resurrection, Jesus appeared to His frightened disciples to bring them the peace and reassurance they so desperately needed—and to strengthen them for the work ahead. Jesus offered His disciples and offers to us as well: peace through God’s love for them and a reminder that His divine power would enable them to complete…

Christmas Day Message

Luke 2 The Birth of Jesus Christ 2 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up…

‘Christmas Personalities’ Part 2

‘Christmas Personalities’ Part 2 Among the core teachings of Christianity, the virgin birth can be one of the most difficult for the human mind to accept. Yet in Luke’s Gospel account, we see Mary respond in trust to the angel’s mysterious message. As we consider the unique nature of Jesus’ miraculous birth in the context…

‘Christmas Personalities’ Part 1

After years of prophetic silence, God announced the birth of John the Baptist to one faithful couple. The announcement illustrates the mystery of God’s work throughout history. The events surrounding the birth of Jesus remind us that the providence of God can be seen at work in ordinary events, both good and bad. Luke 1:5-23…

Who is Jesus to you?

In this passage we see Jesus opening scripture to his disciples so that they would truly understand who Jesus was. We too need to ensure we understand who Jesus is so that  we can really know Him and so that we can lift Him up to others. Luke 24:44-49 English Standard Version 44 Then he…

God’s immense love for the lost

In the parable of the prodigal son, we are clearly taught something of God’s immense love for the lost. When the son returns home, the father welcomes him with open arms. Similarly, God graciously welcomes repentant sinners. Luke 15:11-24 English Standard Version The Parable of the Prodigal Son 11 And he said, “There was a man who…