Beyond #20 (Luke 18&19)

This week read Luke 18 & 19 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.   Focus Point: Holier than…  (Luke 18:9-14) “To some who were confident in their own righteousness… (v9)” The word for confident also occurs in Luke 11:22. In that […]

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Beyond #19 (Luke 16&17)

This week read Luke 16&17 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.   Focus Point: Jewelry (Luke 17:1-2) There were multiple types of millstones. Smaller stones for each household, large stones used by the whole community.  With some, the stones were perpendicular […]

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Beyond #18 (Luke 16&17)

This week read Luke 16&17 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.   Focus Point: How does this Fit? (Luke 16:14-18) Chapter 16 is bookended by a pair of parables about money. So these verses feel out of place. Especially verse 18. […]

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Spring is finally arriving – in more ways than one. The past six months at Chandler have been difficult. Multiple couples left our church. While I suspect there are many reasons, theological was the reason most often given. For me, the church started to feel dark and cold, as I bounced from one struggle to […]

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Beyond #17 (Luke 15)

This week read Luke 15 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.  **This week, Spring Break, we will have only one devotion. Focus Point: Coins (Luke 15:8-10) Growing up, a sermon I heard described the woman’s 10 coins as a part […]

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Beyond #16 (Luke 13&14)

This week read Luke 13 & 14 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.  Focus Point: Watching…  (Luke 14:1-11) Christian noun /ˈkrɪs·tʃən/ One who believes that the New Testament is a divinely inspired book admirably suited to the spiritual needs of his […]

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Beyond #15 (Luke 13&14)

This week read Luke 13 & 14 As we read through Luke each week there will be two devotions focusing on particular passages. Click here to read past devotions.  Focus Point: Figs and Changes  (Luke 13:1-9) Beyond the Tree of Knowledge and the Tree of Life there is only one tree named in the Garden of […]

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