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Luke 3-4:13

This book was written by Luke, who was a doctor, and in spite of what is commonly understood among most Christians, Luke was most likely Jewish. Besides being a doctor and an evangelist and theologian, Luke was an excellent historian. He wrote this book, and the book of Acts - two of the most important and influential historical books ever

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Luke 1-2

This book was written by Luke, who was a doctor, and in spite of what is commonly understood among most Christians, Luke was most likely Jewish. He was a very close associate of great Rabbi Paul, one of the most important spiritual leaders of the early Messianic Movement. Luke accompanied Paul on many of his journeys, which were so influential

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Luke 4:14-44

This universe is broken. It is a mess! Because of the rebellion of Adam and Eve against God, and because of the fall of man, powerful, malignant, destructive, evil and deadly forces shattered the universe and were released against man. The world and humanity was cursed. We became subject to death. We became slaves of sin. We were sold into

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Luke 5:1-26

The universe is broken. Humanity is broken. Human beings have been devastated, paralyzed, corrupted, ruined by the powerful forces of rebellion, sin and death. Our rebellion caused us to be alienated from our Creator, who is the source of well-being, peace, happiness and eternal life. We are now under the control of dark, evil, demonic and satanic forces. We are

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Luke 5:27-39

The universe is broken. Humanity is broken. Human beings have been devastated, paralyzed, corrupted, ruined by the powerful forces of rebellion, sin and death. Our rebellion caused us to be alienated from our Creator, who is the source of well-being, peace, happiness and eternal life. We are now under the control of dark, evil, demonic and satanic forces. We are

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Luke 6:1-26

Luke has been telling us that Yeshua of Nazareth was and is the Most Amazing Person who has ever lived! He is the Most Unique Person Who Ever Lived! He is the Most Important Person who has ever lived! He is the Person every human being should know the most about and get to know the best! Through words spoken

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Luke 6:20-26

Luke, directed and inspired by the Spirit of God, has been teaching us that after the Fall of Man, and the Ruination of the Human Race, after many centuries, the Seed of the Woman, the Messiah, the Son of David and the Son of God, entered the world to rescue dying humanity! His coming was accompanied by great angelic announcements,

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Luke 6:27-49

Luke, directed and inspired by the Spirit of God, has been teaching us that after the Fall of Man, and the Ruination of the Human Race, after many centuries, the Seed of the Woman, the Messiah, the Son of David and the Son of God, the unique God-Man, entered the world to rescue dying humanity! His coming was accompanied by

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Luke 7:1-17

7:1-10  The Gentile Who Had More Faith Than Most Jews Rabbi Glenn, with the help of Moishe Rosen, did a great job a couple of weeks ago telling us about Yeshua’s interaction with the Roman Centurion who was stationed in Capernaum. This Gentile leader of 100 soldiers loved our people whom the Romans conquered and ruled. He respected our customs.

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Luke 7:18-35 – Is Yeshua really the Messiah? Dealing With Doubt

You have heard about God and Messiah; you have read the Bible; you have prayed and worshiped and felt close to God; you may have had some genuine spiritual experiences; you may have been baptized and joined a congregation of Believers; you may have served the Lord; you may have shared your beliefs with others; you may have had done

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Luke 7:36-50 – Saints and Sinners

John the Immerser, the Messiah’s forerunner, had a profound impact on the nation of Israel. Many people came out to him in the wilderness, listened to his messages, and were immersed by him. Messiah Yeshua was having an even greater impact on the nation than John. He was extremely popular with many of the Jewish people. Large crowds followed Him,

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Luke 8 And Luke 11 – The Two Lamps: The Importance Of Receiving Light And Then Shining Light

The long-awaited Messiah, the Seed of the Woman who would crush the head of the satanic serpent and undo the catastrophe in the Garden of Eden, when Adam and Eve joined the rebellion of the fallen angels which resulted in the Fall of Man - Immanuel, God With Us, had finally come into this world!   The Messiah of Israel

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Luke 8:1-15 – Making Sure You Are Part Of The Kingdom Of God

In the beginning of the beginnings, God the Father, God the Son and God the Spirited and were at peace. Then God created the angels, and at first there was peace. Then a great rebellion took place in Heaven and the unity of the universe was fractured. It has been divided into two kingdoms that are at war. There is

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Luke 8:22-56 – Overcoming storms without and storms within; overcoming sickness and death!

The universe has fallen. It is broken. It is damaged. When Adam and Eve, who were real people, joined the rebellion of the fallen angels, who are real beings, planet Earth and the rest of the entire universe were dramatically and negatively affected. When Adam, the new lord of the Earth fell, Earth and everything on it fell too. The

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Luke 9:1-27 – Suffering And Honor; Embracing Messiah’s Mission Or Living For Self

Yeshua is the eternal Son of God and the Messiah whom God sent into this world to accomplish the most important things that were necessary for ruined humanity’s well-being. He successfully accomplished every aspect of His great mission. Then He left this world and ascended to the place of greatest honor - at the right of God. Now, as He

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Luke 9:27-50 – The Lord and His Disciples

Even though the young Rabbi from Nazareth was and is the Messiah, and the King of Israel, and the Son of God, and worthy of Israel’s greatest respect and honors, love, admiration and devotion, when the One who is rightly called Immanuel came among us, the majority of Israel were like parched, dry ground, far from God and spiritually blind,

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Luke 10:1-20 – 1… 12… 70… and many more

Yeshua is the long awaited Messiah! He is the ultimate prophet, priest and king! He was the first prophet who was among the Chosen Nation in 400 years. He was the first miracle-working prophet in maybe 800 years! He is our greatest teacher who has given us the clearest and most profound teachings! He is the Savior of Israel and

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Luke 10:21-24 – Hiding things from the wise, revealing them to the humble

Messiah Yeshua is the eternal Son of God who was sent by God the Father from Heaven, which is a very real place, to this fallen world made up of Jews and Gentiles, men and women, to meet our greatest needs - overcoming Satan, sin and death, and making perfect atonement, and reconciling us to God and enabling us to

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Luke 10:21-42 – An example of things being hidden from the wise

Yeshua really is the King Messiah! He really is the Son of God who was sent from Heaven to Earth to enable us to gain eternal life! It was ordinary men and women who were attracted to Israel’s anointed Prophet, Priest and King. For the most part, Israel’s religious and political leaders opposed and rejected the Son of God. In

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Luke 11:1-13 – Learning to pray for the right things, and then praying with persistence

Most religions teach their people to engage in prayer to their god or gods. There are many religions and many kinds of prayers. The problem is that although they are engaging in a form of prayer, God is not necessarily responding to their prayers. They are not praying properly. They are praying to the wrong God. They are not praying

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Luke 11:14-36 – Learning To Deal With Rejection

It is natural to want to be loved and accepted. We like acceptance. It is lovely to be loved. We don’t like rejection. One might think that if anyone would be loved and accepted, it would be the perfect Son of God, who always did what was right, who never did anything wrong. Messiah was loved and accepted by His

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Luke 11:37-53 – Learning To Deal With Rejection

It is natural to want to be loved and accepted. We like acceptance. It is lovely to be loved. Rejection is unpleasant. We don’t like rejection. One might think that if anyone would be loved and accepted, it would be the perfect Son of God, who always did what was right, who never did anything wrong. Messiah was loved and

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Luke 12:1-34 – Overcoming the fear of man. Overcoming the desire for more and more things.

God is real! God is good! He loves us! We are constantly in His thoughts. He continually helps us. He will greatly reward those who faithfully serve Him! What keeps us from serving Him the way we should, and getting the best possible reward in the World To Come? Several things, including the fear of man and the desire for

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Luke 12:49-59 – Expect Conflict, Not Peace

For 6,000 years, the world has rarely experienced significant periods of peace. Nations have conflict with other nations, and people often are in a state of conflict with each other. Most people say they want peace. Much of the world claims to want peace. Many pray for peace, some march for peace, others work for peace. But genuine peace can’t

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Luke 13:1-9 – Boldly Telling A Fallen, Sinning World About Its Desperate Need To Repent

This is Shabbat Shuvah - the special Sabbath between Yom Truah and Yom Kippur in which we focus our attention to turning away from our sins and turning to God and His ways. The world is in trouble. The world is not in a little trouble; the world is in a whole lot of trouble! Terrible trouble! Humanity has been

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