The Way DAY 13 - Freedom to Love
February 7th, 2024
Day 13 - Freedom to LoveLuke 4:22-30Everyone loves freedom, right? Then why did people get so mad at Jesus during his hometown sermon? At first, in v.23, everyone’s impressed. It’s all, “Wow, that’s J...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 12 - Freedom
February 6th, 2024
Day 12: FreedomLuke 4:14-21The Way of Jesus is the way of freedom. These are Jesus’ first words of teaching in Luke’s Gospel. They declare his intention to release people from burdens.More than anythi...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 11 - The Year of Jubilee
February 5th, 2024
Day 11: The Year of JubileeLeviticus 25:8-13After his long fast in the desert, Jesus returns to his home region, recharged and ready to go: preaching, teaching, and healing. He’s already going viral. ...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 10 - Defeating Your Defeaters
February 2nd, 2024
DAY 10: Defeating Your DefeatersLuke 4:1-13In the face of temptation, Jesus stands firm. Using Scripture, he deflects the devil's attacks aimed at his identity. Despite being tempted, Jesus cannot sin...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 9 - Full of the Holy Spirit
February 1st, 2024
Day 9: Full of the Holy SpiritLuke 4:1-2; Romans 5:5After his baptism, “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempt...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 8 - You Are My Beloved Son
January 31st, 2024
DAY 8: You Are My Beloved SonRomans 8:15So Jesus steps into the water when the Holy Spirit descends on him and voice speaks. It’s a mysterious picture of the trinity: God the Father talking to God the...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 7 - Jesus' Baptism and Our Baptism
January 30th, 2024
Day 7: Jesus’ Baptism and Our BaptismRomans 6:4 Why was Jesus baptized?That question stumps a lot of people. It even stumped John who baptized him! Yesterday we said Jesus was baptized to stand in sol...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 6 - The Baptism of Jesus
January 29th, 2024
Day 6: The Baptism of JesusLuke 3:21-23aJohn the Baptist is baptizing people, getting people ready for God to do something big. Remember, last week we said that repentance makes room for God to work. ...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 5 - Specific Change
January 26th, 2024
DAY 5 - Specific ChangeLuke 3:10-14Let's explore the third aspect of change on the Way of Jesus. After John encourages the crowds to produce fruit, they ask, "What should we do?" John responds with sp...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 4 - Real Change
January 25th, 2024
DAY 4 - Real ChangeLuke 3:8Change must be real, as emphasized by John the Baptist in Luke 3:8: "Produce fruit in keeping with repentance." Think about someone who says, “I love you!” but fails to show...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 3 - Honest Change
January 24th, 2024
DAY 3 - Honest ChangeProverbs 11:3Change starts with honesty. Change is impossible if you’re not honest about yourself. Luke implies what Gospel writers like Matthew make explicit: repentance means ad...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 2 - A Change Will Do You Good
January 23rd, 2024
DAY 2 - A Change Will Do You GoodLuke 3:10-18Repentance means change—altering your mind and actions. Our need for personal change was a pivotal part of John’s message, Jesus' message, and the early Ch...  Read More
by Casey Taylor