Luke 13: 31- 14:6….Emotions to the fore!

At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” And he said to them, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I finish my course. Nevertheless, I must go onContinue reading “Luke 13: 31- 14:6….Emotions to the fore!”

Luke 13: 10-17… Go to the doctor on a Sunday!

Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And behold, there was a woman who had had a disabling spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not fully straighten herself. When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said to her, “Woman, you are freed from yourContinue reading “Luke 13: 10-17… Go to the doctor on a Sunday!”

Luke 11: 14-23….About Evil Spirits

Now he was casting out a demon that was mute. When the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke, and the people marvelled. But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Beelzebul, the prince of demons,” while others, to test him, kept seeking from him a sign from heaven. But he, knowingContinue reading “Luke 11: 14-23….About Evil Spirits”

Luke 9: 49-62… Following is not on my terms!

John answered, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he does not follow with us.” But Jesus said to him, “Do not stop him, for the one who is not against you is for you.” When the days drew near for him to be takenContinue reading “Luke 9: 49-62… Following is not on my terms!”

Luke 9: 37-48….The so human followers

On the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd met him. And behold, a man from the crowd cried out, “Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. And behold, a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly cries out. It convulses himContinue reading “Luke 9: 37-48….The so human followers”

Luke 9 : 10-17…. A crowd fed – why?

On their return the apostles told him all that they had done. And he took them and withdrew apart to a town called Bethsaida. When the crowds learned it, they followed him, and he welcomed them and spoke to them of the kingdom of God and cured those who had need of healing. Now theContinue reading “Luke 9 : 10-17…. A crowd fed – why?”

Luke 9: 37-46…. Enabled but still self-centred

On the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd met him. And behold, a man from the crowd cried out, “Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. And behold, a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly cries out. It convulses himContinue reading “Luke 9: 37-46…. Enabled but still self-centred”

Luke 8: 49-56….. Consultation continued

While he was still speaking, someone from the ruler’s house came and said, “Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more.” But Jesus on hearing this answered him, “Do not fear; only believe, and she will be well.” And when he came to the house, he allowed no one to enter withContinue reading “Luke 8: 49-56….. Consultation continued”

Luk8: 40-48…. Overlapping medical consults!

Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him. And there came a man named Jairus, who was a ruler of the synagogue. And falling at Jesus’ feet, he implored him to come to his house, for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and sheContinue reading “Luk8: 40-48…. Overlapping medical consults!”