Sermons on Luke

Discipleship in Large Groups

Discipleship in Large Groups

Jesus calls and develops His disciples, and gives them the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all nations. Jesus used various settings, groups, and contexts to call and to develop and mature disciples. This week we are looking specifically at how Jesus utilized large group settings for discipleship, and how that applies to…

Serve Like The King

Serve Like The King

Jesus challenges our definition of greatness. He tells his disciples that the last shall be first and that the first shall be last. This goes far beyond mere teaching, however, as Jesus’ birth, life, ministry, and sacrificial death powerfully demonstrate and exemplify this definition of greatness. Jesus comes to earth, not to be served but to serve. This was a challenge to James and John, and it remains a challenge to us today to pursue greatness through humble servanthood.

Prepare the Way for the King

Prepare the Way for the King

Luke begins his Gospel account with John the Baptist preparing the way for Jesus. John is an amazing man of God, whom the Old Testament prophets, Isaiah and Micah referred to as the one who goes before the Lord and prepares the way. This is the same John who says that the one who comes after him is greater than he, whose sandals he is unworthy to untie.

Hope is Born

Hope is Born

Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. He not only brings hope to a lost world; He is the very hope of God to the world, which all of scripture has been pointing to since the beginning. To celebrate the birth of Jesus is to celebrate God’s faithfulness in fulfilling his promises.