In His Word
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Archive for January 2012

Luke 22

January 31, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Preparing the Passover / Feast of Unleavened Bread (:1-13).  This was the first of three annual feasts, taking place on the eve of the fourteenth day of the first month (Levitcus 23:5), and commemorated the Israelites’ deliverance from Egyptian bondage.  The name “Passover” came from the tenth plague […]

Luke 21

January 30, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The widow’s gift (:1-4).  Jesus commended the widow – even though she put very little monetarily into the treasury – to teach that God measures giving by ability, not amount.  She put in more than the rest because she put in all she had. – The destruction of […]

Psalms 8-9

January 28, 2012

Do you ever truly consider the heavens?  Do you really stop and try to grasp the fact that the moon and stars are the work of God’s fingers?  If you do, then how can you not feel insignificant and miniscule in comparison?  Yet God sets man apart by giving him “rule over the works of […]

Luke 20

January 27, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Establishing authority (:1-8).  When the religious leaders asked Jesus by what authority He did what He was doing, He answered with a question of His own.  His question implied that there are only two sources for establishing authority: heaven or men.  While they said they did not know […]

Luke 19

January 26, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Zaccheus (:1-10).  He was more than simply a “wee little man” for children to incorporate into a song.  He was a sinner with a soft and repentant heart, and commended by Jesus for it. – The parable of the minas (:11-27).  This parable is similar to the parable […]

Luke 18

January 25, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The parable of the persistent widow (:1-5).  “He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart” (:1), and it involved the widow who kept going to a judge seeking legal protection.  He gave in and granted […]

Luke 17

January 24, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – Ten lepers cleansed (:11-19).  Only one returned to glorify God. – The coming of the Son of Man (:22-37).  People differ in opinion as to whether this refers to the destruction of Jerusalem, Jesus’ second coming, or both.  Some of the statements He made can be applied to […]

Luke 16

January 23, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)?  – The unrighteous steward (:1-13).  Here Jesus taught the need to “act shrewdly.” – The rich man and Lazarus (:19-31).  Jesus taught the need to seek the right things on earth to be in the right place for eternity. How can we relate the chapter to our lives (application)? […]


January 21, 2012

The book of Leviticus gets its name from its focus on the Levites and their service.  Exodus gives instructions for building the tabernacle, and Leviticus gives laws and regulations for worship at the tabernacle, along with instructions on ceremonial cleanness, moral laws, holy days, and other ordinances.  It concludes with blessings and cursings and rules […]

Luke 15

January 20, 2012

What important accounts are mentioned (information)? – The parables of the lost things.  This chapter exclusively contains the parables of the lost things – the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the lost son.  They were prompted by the Pharisees and scribes grumbling about Jesus receiving tax collectors and sinners. How can we relate the […]