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Attentive readings of this account reveal that Jesus had the same solution and saw the same problems seen by Mary, Zechariah, and John the Baptist: injustices everywhere. And he had the same solution: repent and start living together as God’s […]

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Here are John the Baptist’s words to those who asked what they needed to do to enter into the kingdom of God: John answered, “Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who […]

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I grew up in the gospel I sketched Monday, so when I contend that I think it is right but not right enough, you can take it as friendly fire from one who learned the hard way. Three experiences led […]

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We can’t possibly trot through the whole of Luke’s Gospel so I want to focus on one element of Luke’ Story because it opens up the entire Gospel. Luke’s Gospel, like the rest of the Bible, focuses on the covenant […]

If “kingdom” is the solution, what is the problem? Jesus’ gospel message of the kingdom of God is itself a blue parakeet for many today. In fact, many have tamed Jesus’ blue parakeet message of the kingdom and this chapter […]

How do we apply the Bible to situations of divorce? A pastor recently asked me about this. I’m interested in your response. This is one of the most common subjects I get asked about by my students at North Park. […]

Wednesday: 5:30pm Thursday: 8:30pm Saturday @ LA: 9pm (All times Central) The Commish is out to get us; we are playing Thurs and Sat at ridiculously late times.

Here is a link to the whole our series on the keys to the kingdom. Thanks to Jim Baker for doing this and to Bob Robinson for hosting the link at his site. And below is the full text. KEYS […]

Pentecost, the Day God sends the Spirit afresh on God’s people, makes them the kind of people God wants them to be. Pentecost, as we turn to chp 10 of 40 Days Living the Jesus Creed is a promise. The […]

Drumroll please. This is our last kingdom text: Luke 23:42. It comes with evocative connections:

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