The Beginning of Jesus’ Ministry: Opposition and Acceptance (Part 1). Luke 4:14-44. Mark Kulikovsky.

February 27, 2021 By: Category: Bible Study

Luke 4:17-21 has often been described as Jesus’ manifesto or purpose: what he came to do and who he came to address. Below is a more literal translation of verses 18 and 19 from the original Greek which shows the emphatic positioning of the terms ‘me’ and ‘release’. Note also how the primary function of
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The Gospel of Luke. Lesson One –Miraculous Announcements by Mark Kulikovsky and Nathan Potts.

November 8, 2020 By: Category: Bible Study

Luke starts his gospel with these wonderful words, “that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught”. (Luke 1:4 ESV). Certainty is a funny thing, if we are certain about something, we tend to be more confident in its value and in its surety. Yet there is a reality when we talk
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The Gospel of Luke. Introduction by Nathan Potts.

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 The Gospel of Luke  Introduction. Luke’s story of Jesus is a sizable work – the longest book of the NT – written with extreme care. Perfectionists will love Luke. He has the mind of a scientist, the pen of a poet, and the heart of an artist…He wrote to accomplish two specific goals… to provide
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“Understanding Your Calling” by George Sears.

November 2, 2020 By: Category: Bible Study

Understanding Your Calling 1. In Philippians 3:14 Paul refers to the Christian calling as the “High calling of God in Christ Jesus”, or some versions have, “upward call”. What do these ways of referring to Christian calling communicate to you about your calling? 2. A suggested definition for a CALL is “an invitation to commit
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Jonah The Reluctant Prophet, study three “I Saw The Light” by Nathan Potts.

October 26, 2020 By: Category: Bible Study

In summary of the final two chapters of Jonah, G. V. Smith wisely concludes with the following statement: “God will (and does) act in justice against sin, but His great love for every person in the world causes Him to wait patiently, to give graciously, to forgive mercifully, and to accept compassionately even the most
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Jonah The Reluctant Prophet, study two “Slip, Sliding Away” by Nathan Potts.

October 20, 2020 By: Category: Bible Study

God orchestrated a circumstance in history to teach Jonah something he desperately needed to know. Jonah goes down to Joppa, Jonah goes down into the ship, he goes down into the depths of the ship – and now, finally, he goes down into the very depths of the ocean.  As Peter Craigie comments: “It was
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