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Reruns: Adding Fried Chicken to the Lord’s Supper

Posted on March 8, 2007 It’s often been said that if we could add instruments to our singing, then we could add fried chicken to the Lord’s Supper. But I’ve been doing some reading, and it seems that the early … Continue reading

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What Is “Gospel”? The “Gospel” and “Kingdom” in Acts, Part 1

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

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What Is the “Gospel”? The “Gospel” According to Luke, Part 4

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

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What Is the “Gospel”? The “Gospel” According to Luke, Part 3

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

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What Is the “Gospel”? The “Gospel” According to Luke, Part 2

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

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What Is the “Gospel”? The “Gospel” According to Luke, Part 1

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

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