Tag: Nazareth

Nov 2017

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 4:28-30 28 They were all filled with rage in the synagogue when they heard these things. 29 They got up and drove him out of the town. They led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, in order to throw him off the cliff. 30 But he passed through the middle of them and went on his way. We will give special attention to three things here: The reaction of the crowd, the brow of the hill, and how Jesus passed......

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Sep 2017

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 2:42-44 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, as was their custom. 43 After the Feast days were over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they did not realize it. 44 Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. It was typical in ancient times for large groups like this one to travel with the women and children......

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Jul 2017

GOD’S WORD FOR YOU LUKE 1:24-26 24 After those days his wife Elizabeth conceived. She kept herself in seclusion for five months, saying, 25 “The Lord has done this for me. He has looked with favor on me in these days and has taken away my disgrace among the people.” How long after Zechariah returned home before Elizabeth conceived? Days? Weeks? It’s a question the text doesn’t answer. We don’t have any idea except it’s clear that not much time passed. Notice that Luke uses expressions like “those days” and Elizabeth’s “these......

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