Category Archives: Gospel, What Is the?
Paul before the Jerusalem council (Acts 15:7-11) After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: “Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of … Continue reading
Acts is, of course, Luke’s sequel to the Gospel According to Luke. I figure it would help us better understand Luke’s “gospel of the kingdom” if we see how the words are used in Acts. The words are used lots … Continue reading
Little children (Luke 18:15-17) People were also bringing babies to Jesus to have him touch them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. 16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to … Continue reading
The Parable of the Sower Jesus later taught the Parable of the Sower. The disciples asked him what it means. Jesus said, (Luke 8:9-15) His disciples asked him what this parable meant. 10 He said, “The knowledge of the secrets … Continue reading
In this part, we’ll begin sorting through the “kingdom” passages in Luke, because Luke so often refers to the “good news of the kingdom.” Obviously, we can’t understand “good news” without understanding “kingdom.” And the goal isn’t so much to define … Continue reading
Luke is a monster of a book. It’s just chock full of challenging texts. And one of the truly challenging parts of Luke is his presentation of the “gospel.” John’s birth announced “Good news” first appear when Gabriel announces the … Continue reading