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Learning From God ‘s Word – Luke 14-16 — Christian Grandfather Magazine

Photo by Rod Long, Unsplash Photography Luke 14:1-35  –  Let God’s love flow freely in your own heart. Let it flow, from there, into the lives of others. Receive Christ and share Him with others. When the Gospel says, ‘Come; for all is ready’, there must be no excuses (17-20). When you share Christ, let […]Learning …

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Do you want to know what God is like? – Look at Jesus.

From Genesis to Revelation in a year: John 1-3 1:1-34 -  Jesus Christ is the Word of God.  He is the Beginning.  He is also the End (1-3; Revelation 21:6).  He is ‘the Word… made flesh’.  ‘We have seen His glory’ (14).  This is only the beginning.  When He returns, we shall see His glory …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Zechariah

ZECHARIAH 1:1-2:13 We thank You, Lord, that You promise to bless Your faithful people: ‘I will return to Jerusalem with mercy, and there My House will be rebuilt’ (Zechariah 1:16). You look upon Your House, and You see Your glory - ‘I will be the glory within it’ (Zechariah 2:5). You see the glory of …

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Praying Through God’s Word: Lamentations

Lamentations 1:1-22 Jerusalem had fallen into hard times - ‘she who once was great among the nations... has now become a slave’ (Lamentations 1:1). Lord, we wonder why this happened. The explanation for this sad situation was not hard to find - ‘Jerusalem has sinned greatly and so has become unclean...’ (Lamentations 8-9). We wonder, …

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Jesus – crucified by men, raised by God.

Luke 23:1-25  -  In Jesus’ trial, we see unity in evil (12). Politically, Pilate and Herod were at odds with each other. Spiritually, they were united in their opposition to Christ. Jesus was found guilty by neither Pilate nor Herod (13-16). They were Very Important People. Jesus was a threat to them. They held positions …

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Let us give ourselves to the Lord.

Luke 21:1-38  -  The ‘poor widow’ gave her ‘all’ to the Lord (1-4). True giving is a response to ‘the grace of God’. Learning to appreciate ‘the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ’, we will learn to give with ‘abundance of joy’ and ‘wealth of liberality’ (2 Corinthians 8:1-2, 9). Let us give ourselves to …

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What about you? Does Jesus weep over you? He wants to rejoice over you.

Luke 19:1-48  –  Jesus was on His way to Jerusalem (9:51; 13:22; 17:11), the place where He would be crucified for the world’s salvation. ‘Passing through’ Jericho, He brought ‘salvation’ to Zacchaeus (1, 9). ‘Near to Jerusalem’,  He spoke about service (11-27). Jesus is our Saviour – He came ‘to save us’ (10). He is also our Lord …

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