Sermons on Luke
Zacchaeus climbs a tree simply to view Jesus, and then ends up calling Jesus “Lord” and declares he will give many of his possessions to the poor. Looking carefully at this story we learn Zacchaeus had quite the radical conversion. And Jesus offers a salvation opportunity to all people still today.
We Christians can have joy in Christ since Jesus died for our sins. And Christ has work for us to do in maintaining that joy. We will do a special activity concerning forgiveness. Scriptures studied in this lesson: Acts 16: 34, Matthew 26: 27-28, Luke 24: 50-52, Luke 11: 4
Continuing with Luke 24:36-43, we learn the disciples thought they saw a ghost, since Jesus suddenly appeared in the room. Yet Jesus had them physically touch Him. Still, Jesus had entered though a closed door. Realizing there was a physical and spiritual aspect, we will learn the nature of the resurrection of Jesus with keen insight from John Stott. Verses studied:…
Luke 24:36-43 is our starting point. Jesus suddenly appears to the disciples even though the door was locked. Thus we ask, “What was the nature of the resurrection?” In consideration, we will look at ancient Jewish burial practice, what the disciples saw in the tomb, and even compare the resurrection of Lazarus with the resurrection of Jesus. Verses studied: John…