Posts with the tag “gospels”

The Way DAY 28 - What is Love?
February 28th, 2024
DAY 28 - What is Love?Luke 6:32-36 What is love?It’s popular to say, “Love is love,” but that’s a bit of a word game. It covers up the fact that our English word, “love,” describes some very different...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 26 - Happy?
February 26th, 2024
DAY 26 - Happy?Luke 6:17-26Jesus has gone viral. People from all over want to see him. Luke says, “The people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.” Some Phar...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 24 - Burden or Bless?
February 23rd, 2024
DAY 24 - Burden or Bless?Mark 2:23-28Today we read Mark’s version of the Luke 6 Sabbath controversy. Mark includes a statement from Jesus that Luke doesn’t. In Mark 2:27, Jesus says, “The Sabbath was ...  Read More
by Casey Taylor
The Way DAY 17 - What is the Kingdom of God?
February 13th, 2024
Day 17: What is the Kingdom of God?Luke 4:38-44Jesus preached about the kingdom of God.But what is the kingdom of God?I’m not exaggerating when I say that people who study the Bible professionally hav...  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 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 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