Our text is from Luke 9:1-6, 10:1-4, 10:16-20.
Whatever complicated circumstances you might be facing in your world, Luke wants you to know for certain that Jesus has all authority in this world.
Here in these two stories, Jesus delegates his authority to his friends. How should we look at these stories of Jesus passing on his authority to his friends? As isolated incidents in history in that time for those people only? Or as Jesus delegating his authority to all of his followers throughout all time?
This sermon examines those questions.
The text for today's sermon comes from Luke 7:1-10.
How have you been approaching Jesus during these days? Jesus has all power in his hands. He can change any situation with a single word. We, too, are invited to seek Jesus during this time of crisis with two attitudes to remember: (1) with great expectation and faith; (2) with humility and submission to his sovereign will.
The text for today's sermon comes from Luke 5:17-26, a text very applicable to our situation this week.
What does it look like to trust Jesus in the face of incurable disease?
Three truths from this text:
Three responses to these truths:
Our text is found in Luke 4:31-37.
Early in his teaching career, Jesus displays authority in his teaching and his actions! He is like us in many ways, yet different from any other human in history! Let us prepare our hearts to be amazed and full of worship.