Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 11: Luke 6:43-49 – Good Trees

22 July, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 11: Luke 6:43-49 – Good Trees

In the last sermon from Luke 6, we take a look at a key passage for us as a church and as believers. We want to be good trees that produce good fruit. What is a good tree, how do we produce good fruit and are those even the r

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 10: Luke 6:37-42

15 July, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 10: Luke 6:37-42

Luke 6:37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 9: Luke 6:27-36 (Love Your Enemies)

01 July, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 9: Luke 6:27-36 (Love Your Enemies)

Luke 6:27-36: 27 “But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,28 bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you.29 To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer t

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 8: Luke 6:17-26

24 June, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 8: Luke 6:17-26

Luke 6:17-26 17 Then he came down with them and stood on a level place. And a large number of his disciples had gathered along with a vast multitude from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the seacoast of Tyre and Sido

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 7: Luke 6:12-16

17 June, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 7: Luke 6:12-16

Luke 6:12-16 12 Now it was during this time that Jesus went out to the mountain to pray, and he spent all night in prayer to God. 13 When morning came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom he also named a

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 6: Luke 6:6-11

10 June, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 6: Luke 6:6-11

Luke 6:6-11 6 On another Sabbath, Jesus entered the synagogue and was teaching. Now a man was there whose right hand was withered. 7 The experts in the law and the Pharisees watched Jesus closely to see if he would heal on

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 5: Luke 6:1-5

03 June, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 5: Luke 6:1-5

Luke 6:1-5 Jesus was going through the grain fields on a Sabbath, and his disciples picked some heads of wheat, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them. 2 But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is agains

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 4: Luke 5:33-39

27 May, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 4: Luke 5:33-39

Luke 5:33-39 33 Then they said to him, “John’s disciples frequently fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours continue to eat and drink.” 34 So Jesus said to them, “You cannot make the wedd

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 3: Luke 5:27-32

20 May, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 3: Luke 5:27-32

Luke 5:27-32 27 After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax booth. “Follow me,” he said to him. 28 And he got up and followed him, leaving everything behind. 29 Then Levi gave a gr

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 3., Part 2: Luke 5:17-26

13 May, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 3., Part 2: Luke 5:17-26

Luke 5:17-26 17 Now on one of those days, while he was teaching, there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting nearby (who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem), and the power of the Lor

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 1: Luke 5:12-16

06 May, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 3, Part 1: Luke 5:12-16

Luke 5:12-16 12 While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came to him who was covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he bowed down with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me c

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 11: The Path From Master To Lord

11 March, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 11: The Path From Master To Lord

There is a crucial change in perspective that takes place in Peter in the story recorded in Luke 5:1-11. In the beginning of the story, Peter refers to Jesus as Master, but at the end he calls Jesus Lord. What changed? What h

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 9: Jesus’ Ministry At Capernaum

04 March, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 9: Jesus’ Ministry At Capernaum

At we wrap up the 4th chapter of Luke, we learn some very interesting information about Jesus’ ministry at Capernaum. We also get a bit of a lesson in greek, because there is a very interesting paradox that takes place

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 8: Jesus’ Power Over Evil

25 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 8: Jesus’ Power Over Evil

A lot of people in our world think there is a struggle between good and evil. A lot of major movies focus on the theme. In fact, since Hollywood seems to be able only to produce motion pictures related to comic books, that&#8

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 7: Good News

18 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 7: Good News

When Jesus first began teaching during His public ministry, he was given the scroll of Isaiah and he opened to this famous passage: “The Spirit of the Lord us on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to t

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 6: How To Resist The Devil

11 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 6: How To Resist The Devil

Jesus, when he was tired and hungry was tempted by the Devil. He was offering things that most of us would have sold our own soul for, and yet Jesus resisted. In Jesus’ resisting, we learn for ourselves how to resist th

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 5: The Genealogy of Jesus

04 February, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 5: The Genealogy of Jesus

If you’ve ever read through the Bible for very much time, you’ve certainly come across a genealogy or two. They can be a real challenge to get through. But is there more to it than just a list of names? Could it b

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 4: Jesus’ Baptism

28 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 4: Jesus’ Baptism

In a few short verses we learn about how Jesus was baptized. Today we will take a look at all the different tellings of this story to gather a bigger picture of the significance of Jesus’ baptism. What we learn about Je

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 3: Produce Fruit In Keeping With Repentance

21 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 3: Produce Fruit In Keeping With Repentance

In Luke 3:1-20, we hear about how John the Baptist was preparing the way for Jesus. This is what he had been created to do. While John is preaching, he uses a very interesting phrase: Produce Fruit in Keeping With Repentance.

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 2: The Wilderness Effect

14 January, 2018

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 2: The Wilderness Effect

John the Baptist was raised in the wilderness. Jesus was tested in the wilderness. The Israelites wandered in the wilderness. What is the deal with the wilderness in the story of God? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? Join u

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 8: The Right Question

12 November, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 8: The Right Question

Luke 2:41-52 41 Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover.42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom. 43 After the festival was over, while

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1., Part 7: Frank Vs. Simeon

05 November, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1., Part 7: Frank Vs. Simeon

Luke 2:22-40 22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses,Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn ma

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 1., Part 6: The Birth of Jesus

29 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol 1., Part 6: The Birth of Jesus

Luke 2:1-21 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 5: Seeing Black and White in a 4K World

22 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 5: Seeing Black and White in a 4K World

Luke 1:67-80 67 And his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied, saying, 68 “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,    for he has visited and redeemed his people 69 and has raised up a horn of salvati

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 4: What’s In A Name?

22 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 4: What’s In A Name?

Luke 1:57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. 58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. 59 On the eighth day they came to circ

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 3: The Greatest Truth Requires The Greatest Pursuit

08 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 3: The Greatest Truth Requires The Greatest Pursuit

Luke 1:39-56 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her

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Investigating Jesus, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

01 October, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

Luke starts the account of Jesus by talking about Zechariah and Mary. We have to ask ourselves, why would Luke choose to start here. If it was just because of the obvious facts of the story, Luke would have likely just stated

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Investigating Jesus, Part 1: Why Did Luke Write His Account of Jesus?

24 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Part 1: Why Did Luke Write His Account of Jesus?

As we get started in a brand new sermon series, we dig into Luke’s stated purposes for writing his account of Jesus. As we will discover, Luke the physician was very intentional and methodical in his approach to investi

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Investigating Jesus: A Study Through Luke

20 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus: A Study Through Luke

As a church we are passionate about Jesus. In fact, if we are going to call ourselves ‘Christians’ we must be passionate about Jesus. But, do we really know who Jesus was? Do we really know what Jesus did? Do you

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

01 September, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 1, Part 2: Positioning Yourself To Receive From God

Luke 1:5-38 5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. 6 Both of them were righteous in th

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 1: The Setting Of Jesus’ Ministry

08 January, 2017

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Investigating Jesus, Vol. 2, Part 1: The Setting Of Jesus’ Ministry

In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar—when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and Traconitis, and Lysanias tetrarch of Abilene— 2 during

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