Episodes, Articles, Messages: Luke

Luke

Luke 1

  • When You Feel Alone
    Women of the Bible Luke 1:39-45

    When you feel alone and discouraged, you don’t have to be resigned to stay that way. You can reach out to a sister in Christ.
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  • The Incredible Visit
    God, Holidays Luke 1:67-80

    When Jesus came to this earth as a baby, humankind wasn’t ready for Him.
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  • Interrupted by an Angel
    Hope & Encouragement, Women of the Bible Luke 1:5-25

    Zechariah had a once in a lifetime opportunity to minister in the Jewish temple. It was a high honor. But an angel turned his expectations upside down.
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  • Mary's Example, Day 2
    Womanhood, Women of the Bible Luke 1:26-38

    Dr. Russell Moore says there's a right kind of submission and a wrong one. In our day, many people are submitting to the wrong thing, causing huge problems.
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  • Mary's Example, Day 1
    Womanhood, Women of the Bible Luke 1:26-38

    What can you learn from Mary, the mother of Jesus? Dr. Russell Moore will show you how much Mary's life says to women in the twenty-first century.
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  • Overshadow Me
    Holidays, Women of the Bible Luke 1:26-34

    Mary of Nazareth did something extraordinary: she carried God Incarnate on a long journey to give birth in a stable.
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  • A Season of Praise
    Holidays Luke 1:36-41

    We love to sing during the Christmas season. It’s not just a recent tradition. Songs were part of the very first Christmas.
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  • Mary's Secret, Day 2
    Holidays, Women of the Bible Luke 1:1-56

    When you’re young, you plan and dream of the future. It’s disappointing when those plans change. Hear from Janet Parshall today.
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  • Mary’s Secret, Day 1
    Holidays, Women of the Bible Luke 1:1-56

    Set aside Christmas decorations, carols, and cards. Get fresh perspective on a poor young girl tasked with a gigantic assignment. Janet Parshall shares today.
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  • Mary's Secret to Embracing Life-Shaking Circumstances
    Janet Parshall Surrender, Women of the Bible Luke 1:26-33

    Have you ever wondered what enabled Mary to respond to the angel Gabriel’s life-changing news with such humility, submissiveness, and obedience?
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  • 400 Years of Silence Broken
    Suffering & Trials, Women of the Bible Luke 1:5-25

    Everybody knows what it’s like to deal with disappointment. How can you take your delayed hopes and dreams and turn them over to God to use for His glory?
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  • Mary's Song
    Holidays, Women of the Bible Luke 1:38-55

    The Christmas season is a great time to worship. In fact, worship accompanied the very first Christmas.
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  • Elizabeth's Song
    Holidays Luke 1:41-44

    It seems like we naturally want to wish people well during the Christmas season. That’s biblical. Nancy will show us the way Elizabeth encouraged Mary.
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  • The Real Christmas Story
    Holidays Luke 1:1-2:52

    On Christmas Day, focus on what really matters. Max McLean will help you hear the amazing Christmas story in a dramatic way.
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  • The Real Christmas Story
    Holidays Luke 1:1-2:52

    On Christmas Day, focus on what really matters. Max McLean will help you hear the amazing Christmas story in a dramatic way.
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  • Strengthened Through Singing
    Women of the Bible Luke 1:46-80

    Can you recall a time when God used a friend to strengthen your faith during hard times? Nancy talks about two women who encouraged each other.
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  • The Truth About Emotions
    Bible Reading & Memorization, Fear & Anxiety Luke 1:28-40

    It’s so easy to let our emotions have the steering wheel of our lives. But that’s bound to end in a crash. Emotions are a gift, but they aren't the driver.
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  • Mary Was a Humble Woman
    Christian Growth, Holidays, Women of the Bible Luke 1:45-48

    If you have kids on Christmas break this week, you may know what it’s like to have your plans challenged and your wisdom called into question.
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  • Zechariah's Hymn, Day 10
    Holidays, Revival Luke 1:67-79

    When Jesus came to this earth as a baby, humankind wasn’t ready for Him.
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  • Zechariah's Hymn, Day 9
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    If you had a job requiring good eyesight, would you rather work under dim Christmas lights or the strong light of the sun?
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 8
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    God is powerful and awesome, but He is also as tender and compassionate as a mother with her baby.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 7
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance Luke 1:67-79

    Sin isn’t a very popular subject. People don’t mind talking about bad habits or lacking purpose in life.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 6
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    The birth of Christ is the fulfillment of a promise made centuries before Mary and Joseph traveled to Bethlehem.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 5
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 1:67-79

    We use the term “saved” so much that it’s become cliché. If someone were about to drown, the idea of being saved would take on a whole new meaning.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 4
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    A baby is a picture of dependence and helplessness. Jesus, though, on the first Christmas was a mighty warrior, invading a dark world.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 3
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    Which of our holidays is all about redemption? If you said “Easter” you’d be right, but don’t forget about Christmas.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 2
    Holidays Luke 1:67-79

    If God showed up at your door, would you be happy to see Him? Your response would have a lot to do with how you’d been living.
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  • Zechariah’s Hymn, Day 1
    Christian Growth, Holidays Luke 1:13-79

    It’s the season of malls, commercials, traffic, rehearsals, and parties. Do you ever find yourself just wishing for the gift of silence?
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Luke 2

  • Waiting for Consolation
    Holidays Luke 2:21-35

    Has anyone known just what to say to make you feel better when you have felt emotionally low? The gift of consolation is rare.
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  • The Cornerstone
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 2:21-35

    Joy is a buzzword this time of year. That’s appropriate, since the birth of Jesus was joyful.
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  • The Cornerstone
    Holidays Luke 2:29-34

    Joy is a buzzword this time of year. That’s appropriate, since the birth of Jesus was joyful.
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  • Unto You Is Born This Day, Day 3
    Holidays Luke 2:1-21

    When Jesus was born, a grand worship service broke out. The focus of that worship experience was where it should be—giving glory to God in the highest.
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  • Unto You Is Born This Day, Day 2
    Holidays Luke 2:1-21

    Out of all the people in the world, why did God send His good news of great joy to shepherds? Nancy has some fascinating ideas about why God may have done that.
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  • Unto You is Born This Day, Day 1
    Holidays Luke 2:1-21

    When Jesus was born, Caesar Augustus was considered the most powerful person on the planet. But Nancy will show you why he was just a pawn in God’s plan.
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  • Anna's Encounter with Divinity
    Women of the Bible Luke 2:22-38

    Some people have visible ministries, but many serve quietly, behind the scenes. Erin Davis tells about such a woman who had an encounter with Jesus.
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  • The Gift of Godly Experience
    Friendships & Mentoring, Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    Who influenced you to become more godly? Are you becoming the kind of person who will influence others in the same way? You can.
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  • The Gracious Woman
    Aging, Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    Our culture worships youth, putting on the pressure to look and act young. But a character in the Christmas story provides a refreshing alternative.
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  • The Gracious Woman
    Aging, Holidays Luke 2

    Our culture worships youth, putting on the pressure to look and act young. But a character in the Christmas story provides a refreshing alternative.
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  • Fully Human, Fully God
    God, Holidays Luke 2:21-38

    The word Jesus is everywhere. Have you ever slowed down to consider who He is?
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  • Fully Human, Fully God
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    The word Jesus is everywhere. Have you ever slowed down to consider who He is?
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  • The Humility of Christ
    God, Holidays Luke 2:21-35

    Christmas is all about humility. Find out why.
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  • The Humility of Christ
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    Christmas is all about humility. Find out why.
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  • A Legacy of Dedication
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2:21-35

    At some point, all parents need to hand control of their children over to God. But that doesn’t mean they don’t continue loving and training them.
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  • A Legacy of Dedication
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2

    At some point, all parents need to hand control of their children over to God. But that doesn’t mean they don’t continue loving and training them.
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  • A Life of Belief
    Holidays, Surrender, Women of the Bible Luke 2:35-45

    Christmas is all about surrender. It's about the surrender of the Son to obey the perfect will of the Father and enter human history.
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  • A God-Centered Life
    Aging, Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    One of the characters in the biblical Christmas story is a great example of aging well. Learn how she grew in beauty as she got older.
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  • Longing Fulfilled
    Holidays Luke 2:21-35

    If you’ve spent any time around children, you know that waiting can be hard for them. But let's be honest: It can be hard for you and me, too.
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  • Longing Fulfilled
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    If you’ve spent any time around children, you know that waiting can be hard for them. But let's be honest: it can be hard for you and me, to
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  • Night and Day
    Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    What’s filling your heart on this Christmas Eve? Is it busyness? Christmas parties? Shopping? Learn to keep the right thing at the center.
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  • Night and Day
    Holidays Luke 2

    What’s filling your heart on this Christmas Eve? Is it busyness? Christmas parties? Shopping? Learn to keep the right thing at the center.
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  • Now That I've Held Him in My Arms
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 2:21-35

    There’s a difference between knowing theories about God and actually meeting Him. A biblical character discovered that around the time of the first Christmas.
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  • Now That I've Held Him in My Arms
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 2

    There’s a difference between knowing theories about God and actually meeting Him. A biblical character discovered that around the time of the first Christmas.
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  • A Christmas Psalm
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 2:21-35

    What’s your favorite Christmas song? Nancy will tell you about one of the first Christmas songs, written while Jesus was still a baby.
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  • A Christmas Psalm
    Holidays, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 2

    What’s your favorite Christmas song? Nancy will tell you about one of the first Christmas songs. It was written while Jesus was still a baby.
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  • Purification
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2:21-35

    After Mary gave birth to Jesus, she went to the temple to present a sacrifice.
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  • Purification
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2

    After Mary gave birth to Jesus, she went to the temple to present a sacrifice.
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  • A Very Special Baby Dedication
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2:21-35

    A lot of churches conduct baby dedications in which parents present their children to the Lord.
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  • Moved by the Spirit
    God, Holidays Luke 2:21-35

    The Christmas spirit. Is there really such a thing? Maybe not. But the Holy Spirit was fully involved in the Christmas story. Explore His role.
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  • Moved by the Spirit
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    The Christmas spirit. Is there really such a thing? Maybe not. But the Holy Spirit was fully involved in the Christmas story. Explore His ro
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  • The Sign and the Sword
    God, Holidays Luke 2:21-35

    People say strange things to new moms, such as, "Just wait until they’re teenagers! Then you’ll be sorry." As a new mom, Mary heard something odd.
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  • The Sign and the Sword
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    People say strange things to new moms, such as "Just wait until they’re teenagers! Then you’ll be sorry." As a new mom, Mary heard something odd.
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  • Women Like Anna Today
    Friendships & Mentoring, Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    No one can live the Christian life alone. We need experienced, godly people to pass their wisdom on to us.
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  • A Very Special Baby Dedication
    Holidays, Motherhood Luke 2

    A lot of churches conduct baby dedications in which parents present their children to the Lord.
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  • An End to the Waiting
    Christian Growth, Holidays Luke 2:36-38

    You can’t witness to something you’ve never seen.
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  • Waiting for Consolation
    God, Holidays Luke 2

    Has anyone known just what to say to make you feel better when you have felt emotionally low? The gift of consolation is rare.
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  • The Youth of Christ
    God Luke 2:41-49

    How do you impart wisdom to a teenager? Nancy will show you how by looking at the life of Jesus. Explore what we know about the adolescence of Christ.
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Luke 5

Luke 7

  • The Woman
    Salvation & My New Identity Luke 7:36-50

    The gospel tells us of a woman who wept at the feet of Jesus. Her example inspires Nancy to ask, when is the last time she’s wept to the Lord.
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  • An Encounter with Compassion
    Women of the Bible Luke 7:11-17

    When someone’s hurting, we have a tendency to show sympathy. Erin Davis says there’s something better than sympathy.
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  • Forgiveness
    Forgiveness & Bitterness, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 7:36-50

    Just look around and see people everywhere desperate for love. That theme is in our movies, songs, and advertisements. You can know 100% that you are loved.
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  • The Parable
    Salvation & My New Identity Luke 7:36-50

    A woman not allowed in polite society wept at Jesus feet, washing his feet with her tears. Are we like that? Or more like the Pharisee who condemned her?
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  • Go in Peace
    Forgiveness & Bitterness, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 7:36-50

    “I just can’t forgive myself.” Have you ever heard someone say that? It means they feel ashamed of their sins. The Bible does have a true solution to shame.
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  • Broken People
    Brokenness & Pride, Revival Luke 7:38-47

    The idea of something being broken is usually a bad thing. However, when it comes to your spiritual life, brokenness isn’t a nuisance; it’s necessary.
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  • The Pharisee
    Sin & Repentance Luke 7:36-50

    We read that Jesus went to dinner with Pharisees. And when He did, those Pharisees would criticize Jesus and try to trap Him. Why did He keep accepting?
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  • What Is True Brokenness?
    Brokenness & Pride Luke 7:36-50

    A horse doesn’t enjoy its master’s direction until it’s broken. The same is true in our relationship to God.
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Luke 8

  • Giving Like God Has Given to You
    Missional Living Luke 8:1-3

    Women helping meet the needs of Jesus' ministry would have been radical. Explore why these women would reject social norms to give generously to Jesus.
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  • Becoming a Gospel Patron
    Missional Living Luke 8:1-3

    The biblical writer Luke tells us about a group of women who traveled with Jesus. Why would they give generously so Jesus could travel, teach, and heal?
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  • An Encounter with Power
    Women of the Bible Luke 8:40-56

    Is there an area of your life that makes you desperate? Erin Davis reminds you that situation is a very good thing because it can drive you to Jesus.
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  • Letting God Set Your Priorities
    Money, Time Management Luke 8:4-15

    Can you trust God in a shaky economy? The life of Arthur DeMoss says, yes, you can. Hear about some of the tough financial decisions he made
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Luke 10

  • An Encounter with Friendship
    Friendships & Mentoring, Women of the Bible Luke 10:38-42

    If you’re a get-it-done kind of person, do you get bothered by the story of Mary and her sister Martha? Erin Davis calls herself a Type Double-A personality.
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  • Alone with God
    Bible Reading & Memorization, Revival Luke 10:38-42

    One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is to consistently spend time in God’s Word and in prayer.
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Luke 11

  • The Soil
    Bible Reading & Memorization, Revival Luke 11:24-26

    So much information is available to you these days that it could be easy to let most of it bounce off and not penetrate your heart.
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Luke 12

  • God's Promises
    Fear & Anxiety, Surrender Luke 12:22-32

    Nancy talks about one our greatest fears today: fear that if we let go--if we relinquish control--that everything is going to fall apart.
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Luke 14

Luke 22

  • How to be Great, Day 3
    Brokenness & Pride Luke 22:19-30

    Do you have a biblical definition of greatness? Think about this: Do you treat servers in restaurants with respect? How about those with little education?
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Luke 23

  • The Word of Confidence
    God, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 23:44-49

    Death has caused great fear for generations. But there is one sure way to escape the fear of death. Discover it today.
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  • The Word of Assurance
    God, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 23:32-42

    Do you ever struggle with doubts over where you’ll be when you die? Nancy offers encouragement to anyone who needs that assurance.
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  • The Word of Forgiveness
    Forgiveness & Bitterness, God, Salvation & My New Identity Luke 23:32-34

    Historians tell us that Roman crucifixion was so painful that those being executed would often curse and scream. In light of this Jesus' words have more impact.
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