Luke 6.37-42 – Judging Others

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In Exodus chapter 18, Jethro advised Moses to appoint judges to assist him in hearing the people’s cases. In America, our President nominates judges to the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land. The point is that judges are needed in every culture and age. While courts require judges to dispense justice, there is […]

Luke 3.15-17 – Wheat and Chaff

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An understatement is a literary form used for emphasis. When Luke writes, “The people were in expectation,” he may have been employing this technique. Anticipation filled the air. People sensed the Messiah was coming, and the feeling was electric. John’s powerful presence led many to suppose he might be the Christ. John did not hesitate […]

Luke 2.25-35 – Simeon

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“There was a man named Simeon.” Amazing, isn’t it, that God knew Simeon’s name. The Spirit singles him out and introduces us to one who’s acquaintance will inspire and change us. Readers are told three notable things about Simeon: He was righteous in life, devout in spirit, and patient in temperament. Yet like all mankind, […]