Sermons on Luke

Didn’t You Know?

Today’s gospel is the only record of Jesus’ life between infancy and the time of his ministry. When he stayed in the temple and His parents had to go back to find him, did Jesus do something wrong? Was he less than perfect? What can we draw from these unexpected actions as Jesus grew in…

Rising Light

Sadness. Depression. When all around us seems sad and hopeless, what are we to do? Into the sadness long ago, Isaiah brought a message of hope and light, a message of radiance and glory. When we are in the darkness, there is a light. We can arise and shine, for our light has come! Jesus…

He Noticed!

When we give thanks, it sometimes becomes routine. But if we stop and think about it…and *really* give thanks…it puts things in a different perspective! In the tale of the ten men, what made the Samaritan different? He noticed! In the same way, may we take the time to stop, notice, and give thanks for…

Fire and Praise

Fear of the unknown. Fear of the end. It can grip us, as it gripped the men and women of Jesus’ time. What will change, what will we lose? They were told that God would come with fire and sword! The world would change, but what would take its place? Not one stone would be…

Wrestling with Prayer

In our prayers, we may find ourselves wrestling, with our thoughts and with God. During these times, as we wrestle with prayer, how do we find hope? Each prayer is a personal one-on-one interaction with God. Know that He is there for us as He promised, He has a plan for us, and he will…

Three Truths

What is Jesus saying? Is He going against what God has said? On the contrary, Jesus is sharing three hard truths with His followers. As we listen, let’s examine these truths that we must also take to heart today in order for us to take up our cross and follow Him.