Tag Archives: Luke

“Reflections on Luke” Released

Today I added our study of the Gospel of Luke to my “Reflections” series available for free download on my website.  If you would like the entire study all in one document for your personal reflections or study, then simply … Continue reading

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Jesus Pays a Visit

Luke 24:36-53 I mentioned at the beginning of Luke’s description of the Last Supper that he approaches these events in a way that leaves out many details that are recorded in the other gospels, but that in doing so he … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

Luke 24:13-35 Two followers of Jesus were walking along the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus that covers a distance of about seven miles. As they were walking along they were discussing the unsettling events of recent days when they came … Continue reading

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Burial and Resurrection

Luke 23:50-24:12 It is interesting that we now discover that not all of the Jewish leaders were involved in the plot to kill Jesus; at least one Pharisee dissented, although his opposition isn’t mentioned in the accounts of the trials … Continue reading

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Jesus Completes His Mission

Luke 23:26-49 Any time you read a transcript something is lost, for a transcript reads without emotion or emphasis and a great deal of the communication that took place is lost. Most human communication is nonverbal whereas a transcript is … Continue reading

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Jesus on Trial

Luke 22:66-23:25 Luke’s account of the trial of Jesus, which was actually three “trials” in one, is not the easiest to follow. Sadly, he left out some details that would make the whole tale more sensible to read, details that … Continue reading

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Peter Succumbs to Temptation

Luke 22:54-65 Jesus is led from the Garden by the force sent to arrest Him; He is taken to the courtyard at the home of the High Priest and held there. Peter follows at a discreet distance and quietly joins … Continue reading

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