This last section of Luke’s Gospel looks at the pinnacle of Jesus’ earthly ministry: his death and resurrection. While some might see the story end at Jesus’ death, Luke gives the whole account of God’s plan of redemption, which includes the defeat of death itself. The impact of these events echo throughout history. God’s plan for salvation through Jesus has forever changed how humanity relates to himself, and gives us a hope beyond just this life. Continue reading “Jesus: God’s Redemption and Hope (Reading Luke series – part 4)”
What was the purpose of Jesus?
The Journey so far…
This is part of a series summarising Luke’s Gospel, looking at the historical account of Jesus’ life and ministry from the eyewitness accounts recorded in the New Testament.
The Journey toward Jerusalem…
What was Jesus really on about?
Why did Jesus come?
Who did Jesus come for?
We’re continuing to look at the Gospel of Luke in this series, exploring the historical record of Jesus’ life and ministry. This section explores Jesus’ ministry in Galilee, in Luke chapters 4-9 (see the video here for a flyover around the Sea of Galilee, just to get your bearings!). Continue reading “Jesus: God’s Kingdom Come (Reading Luke series – part 2)”
Why did Jesus come?
What does the Bible really say about him?
We’re looking at some of these big questions about Jesus, reading through the Gospel of Luke. Chapters 1-3 outline something of the back-story to Jesus’ life and ministry. Luke begins and ends his account of Jesus in the temple in Jerusalem; of central importance in the Jewish faith. Luke gives us historical details right from the beginning: Continue reading “Jesus: God’s Promises Fulfilled (Reading Luke series – part 1)”
What does the Bible claim about Jesus?
Who was Jesus and why did he come?
How can you know that the story of Jesus is true?
Those are big questions – questions this website is attempting to tackle. You may have heard a lot about Jesus, and come across the various opinions and controversy surrounding him, but there’s nothing quite like encountering Jesus for yourself in the careful record of the Bible. Luke’s account is a great place to start. Continue reading “Introducing the Gospel of Luke: Getting the Facts Straight!”
Professor Darrel Bock investigates the two historical figures in his article found here: http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/sources-for-caesar-and-jesus-compared
If we believe what the best sources say about Julius Caesar, then we should believe what the best sources say about Jesus Christ.
This is a great article over at AFES.