Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

Easter

Luke 24:1-12 A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke. Glory to you, O Lord.  On the first day of the week, at early dawn, [the women] came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in dazzling…

Palm Sunday

Luke 19:28-40  A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke. Glory to you, O Lord. After he had said this, [Jesus] went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt…

Fourth Sunday in Advent

In lieu of a normal sermon this week, we had musical interpretation of the Gospel, Luke 5:11-24. The Prodigal Son Suite A paraphrase by Keith Green Son: I was done hoeing out in the fields for the day, I was thinkin’ of goin’ I had to leave right away. My life is just fading and oh I felt so alone, the nearest young maiden was a full day’s ride from home. My…

Third Sunday in Lent

Luke 13:1-9 At that very time there were some present who told [Jesus] about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. [Jesus] asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all other Galileans? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all perish as they did. Or those eighteen who…

Second Sunday in Lent

Luke 13:31-35 The Lament over Jerusalem At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to [Jesus], “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I am casting out demons and performing cures today and tomorrow, and on the third day I finish my work. Yet today, tomorrow, and the next day I must be on my way,…

First Sunday in Lent

Luke 4:1-13 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke. Glory to you, O Lord. Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God,…

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

Luke 6:27-38 Love for Enemies[Jesus said] “But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from anyone who takes away your coat do not withhold even your shirt. Give to everyone who begs from you; and if anyone takes away…

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Luke 6:17-26 Jesus Teaches and Heals[Jesus] came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. They had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled with unclean spirits were cured. And all in the crowd were…

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Luke 5:1-11 Jesus Calls the First Disciples Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he saw two boats there at the shore of the lake; the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little…

Third Sunday after Epiphany

Luke 4:14-21 The Beginning of the Galilean MinistryThen Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. The Rejection of Jesus at NazarethWhen he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on…