Bible Study Notes on Luke 6:1-26 – 20180530

Luke 6:1  "...on the second Sabbath after the first..." Odd way of denoting the time.  Luke is trying to be precise.  He's the only one to use this phrase.  Commentaries aren't sure exactly what is meant.  The actual translation is second first Sabbath.  Best consensus is the first Sabbath after the second day of Passover.  …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 3 – 20180518

Luke 3:1-2  "Now in the fifteenth year..." Sets the stage in time.  Mentions secular and religious leaders of the day. 3  "...preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins" Baptism, or immersion, of repentance.  The message was that a person needed to recognize their sinful nature and repent of their sins to get …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 1:57-80 – 20180511

Luke 1:58  "...they rejoiced with her" Rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep.  We've gotten so bad today there would be derogatory remarks made.  The situation was nothing but positive, yet today, our society would find something wrong with it.  So glad it didn't happen there.  If it did, at least …

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Bible Study Notes on Mark 11 – 20180418

Mark 11:1  "...near Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives..." Small villages along the road to Jerusalem from Jericho.  Pretty close if they were counted at or near the Mount of Olives which is just across the valley from Jerusalem. 13  "...perhaps He would find something on it...it was not the season …

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What did you do with Jesus?

Romans 3:23  "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God" Hebrews 9:27  "...it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment" I hear much today about the social gospel.  People are concerned with the trouble they see.  War, famine, disease, homelessness, hopelessness.  They want to help ease …

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