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62: Killing God

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2020-03-08 Jesus in the real world 62: Killing God Luke 23:56-43 26 And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. 27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. 28 But turning to them Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. 29 For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren and the wombs that […]

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61: The King on Trial

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2020-03-01 Jesus in the real world 61: The King on Trial Luke 23:1-25 1 Then the whole company of them arose and brought him before Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding us to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ, a king.” 3 And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.” 4 Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, “I find no guilt in this man.” 5 But they were […]

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60: The Lamb Betrayed, Part 2

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2020-02-23 Jesus in the real world 60: The Lamb Betrayed, Part 2 Luke 22:54-71 54 Then they seized him and led him away, bringing him into the high priest’s house, and Peter was following at a distance. 55 And when they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them. 56 Then a servant girl, seeing him as he sat in the light and looking closely at him, said, “This man also was with him.” 57 But he denied it, saying, “Woman, I do not know him.” 58 And a […]

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59: The Lamb Betrayed, Part 1

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2020-02-16 Jesus in the real world 59: The Lamb Betrayed, Part 1 Luke 22:39-53 39 And he came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. 40 And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.” 41 And he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, 42 saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.” 43 And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, […]

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58: The Last Supper, Part 2

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2020-02-09 Jesus in the real world 58: The Last Supper, Part 2 Luke 22:24-38 24 A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded as the greatest. 25 And he said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. 26 But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. 27 For who is the greater, one who reclines at table or one who serves? Is it not the one […]

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57 The Last Supper, Part 1

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2020-02-02 Jesus in the real world 57 The Last Supper, Part 1 Luke 22:1-23 “Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread drew near, which is called the Passover. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to put him to death, for they feared the people. Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve. He went away and conferred with the chief priests and officers how he might betray him to them. And they were glad, and agreed to give him money. So he consented and sought an opportunity to betray him […]

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56: The End is near – Part 2

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2020-01-26 Jesus in the real world 56: The End is near – Part 2 Luke 21:20-38 20 “But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near. 21 Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, and let those who are inside the city depart, and let not those who are out in the country enter it, 22 for these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written. 23 Alas for women who are pregnant and for those who are nursing infants in those days! For there will be […]

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55: The End is near Part 1

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2020-01-19 Jesus in the real world 55: The End is near Part 1 Luke 21:1-19 1 Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, 2 and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. 4 For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” 5 And while some were speaking of the temple, how it was adorned with noble stones […]

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54: Showdown at the Temple, Part 2

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2020-01-12 Jesus in the real world 54: Showdown at the Temple, Part 2 Luke 20:27-47 27 There came to him some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, 28 and they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. 29 Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children. 30 And the second 31 and the third took her, and likewise all seven left no children […]

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53: Showdown at the Temple, Part 1

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2020-01-05 Jesus in the real world 53: Showdown at the Temple, Part 1 Luke 20:1-26 Teaching Christ, Becoming Christlike Taking Christ Beyond Church 1 One day, as Jesus was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came 2 and said to him, “Tell us by what authority you do these things, or who it is that gave you this authority.” 3 He answered them, “I also will ask you a question. Now tell me, 4 was the baptism of John from heaven or from man?” 5 And they […]