Tag Archives: Luke 18

How Elias Missed the Point about Thanksgiving – Don’t be Like Elias

This is Thanksgiving week in the United States, and I am sure you who are Americans are already prepared for this Thursday. Most of us will gather with friends and loved ones for a Thanksgiving meal. Many will reflect on … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Jesus, judgment, legalism, Pharisees | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments

Jesus Refuses to Ask His Disciple to Fast

Fasting was not part of our experience in the church where I grew up. But when I went to Bible College it became an important part of my life. A number of guys in my dorm fasted together occasionally, and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Jesus, legalism, Pharisees | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

How Terrible for the Rich!

Jesus spoke to a group of his followers, along with a crowd of others who came to hear him. Luke chapter 6 records that Jesus told them strange things about the poor, the hungry, and the mournful. This was appropriate … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Jesus | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments