Luke and the people of God
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Luke and the people of God a new look at Luke-Acts. by Jacob Jervell

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Published by Augsburg Pub. House in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Luke, Saint,
  • Bible. N.T. Luke -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementForeword by Nils Dahl.
LC ClassificationsBS2589 .J47
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5298229M
ISBN 100806612320
LC Control Number72078565

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  In many stories unique to Luke, Jesus defends repentant people who, like Zaccheus, are dismissed as “too far gone” by the self-righteous (see Luke –50; –32). In this gospel, we hear repeatedly that God’s kingdom exalts the humble and brings down the proud (Luke –53; –14; –14). Luke - Not long after this incident (the first time Jesus is anointed with perfume, by a "bad woman of the town" in the house of a Pharisee), Jesus went through every town and village (in Galilee) preaching and telling the people the good news of the kingdom of God. He was accompanied by the twelve and some women who had been cured of. The Gospel of Luke compiles eyewitness accounts that prove Jesus fulfills the Old Testament covenant between God and Israel and creates a new Israel for all mankind. Jesus ministers to the poor, outcasts and others as He brings restoration and reversal to people's life circumstances and expands God's covenant to include everyone. The Prodigal Son. The Birth of Jesus. 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while [] Quirinius was governor of Syria.() 3 And everyone went to their own town to register4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he .

  Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. We’re on a mission to change that. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. About Donate. Look at the Book The Kind of People God Blesses Luke –26 June 8, Close. John Piper @JohnPiper. John Piper is founder and teacher. In The Hospitality of God Brendan Byrne, S.J., provides to-the-point commentary on those parts of Luke's Gospel that bring home to people a sense of the extravagance of God's love for them. The Hospitality of God approaches Luke's Gospel through the interpretive key of "hospitality."Cited by:   The project was eventually scaled back to a single book of the Bible, the Gospel of Luke, and be financed primarily by Campus Crusade supporters Bunker and Caroline Hunt for a sum of $6 million. Ver - The baptism of Jesus. Ver - Now when all the people were is the shortest account of the first three Gospels of this event. Two circumstances related are, however, peculiar to St. Luke - the fact that he ascended "praying" from the water, and the opening words of this verse, which probably signify that on this day Jesus waited till .

  If God does not open the heart of Theophilus and our hearts, all Luke's writing is in vain. But the Holy Spirit does not replace persuasive words, he empowers them and removes the prejudices that keep people from giving heed. So it is important to try, like Luke, to persuade people of the truth of Christianity. The Reliability of Luke's Witness. The Gospel of Luke was probably written during the years 55 to 60 AC. Many scientists suppose that Luke wrote it during the 2 year-imprisonment of the apostle Paul in Caesarea (compare Peculiarities). 2. Subject and purpose of writing. Luke was probably the only non-Jew called of God to write a Bible book. Contemporary author and theologian R. C. Sproul has said that of the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, Luke is his favorite. Well known and highly respected Biblical commentator Leon Morris has pointed out that Luke’s grand theme throughout his gospel is the love of God for his people as shown in the life of Jesus. Luke ,17, And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God Isaiah And shall say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of my people. Isaiah