Tag: Luke

Referencing Recent Events in Luke 13

Luke 13:1-5 is an interesting passage, it refers to an event and disaster that are not recorded in the other gospels. 1Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 2Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than

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Luke 12 – The Servants

I enjoy reading Luke, in many places he has bits of information that help explain things from the other gospels. In Luke 12 for example, there is one section that is paralleled in both Matthew and Mark (though more closely in Matthew), and there is one verse in Luke that is not in the other

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They Talked About His Departure

In Luke 9, there is an interesting tidbit that’s not in any of the other gospels. A section in verse 31 in particular (NIV): 30Two men, Moses and Elijah, 31appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem. The other gospels only

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40 Days in the Desert

When we here about Jesus spending 40 days in the desert where he was tempted by the devil, we often assume that the 3 temptations we here about in Luke 4 and Matthew 4 are the temptations that he was faced with. They are all we see or hear about when people share this section

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Bartholomew and Thaddaeus

I’ve just been looking at these two disciples, because you never hear about them! The only references to them are: Matthew 10:3 2These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John; 3Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the

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Left Behind?

The concept of the rapture is an interesting one. It is Biblically based, but the popularised concept in the “Left Behind” series, isn’t really Biblically correct at all. If anything, it’s backwards. I’ve been studying this a bit, and the key things to the rapture concept seem to me to be, the saved will be

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