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Good Life Journal - Luke 12

Scripture: And he said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you put on." LUKE12:22(Also reference Luke10:41, Matthew 6:3-4, Phil 4-6 (my personal favorite). Observation: Jesus is speaking to his disciples about the error of living their lives in worry and anxiety. He tells us instead: ...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 10

Scripture: Vs 1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them Vs 17 The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!" Vs 20 (Jesus said to them) "Do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven." Vs 21 In that same hour he (Jesus) rejoiced...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 8

Scripture: Concerning the demoniac: ""Return to your home and declare how much God has done for you." And he went away proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him." (v9)Concerning the woman in the crowd: "And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; Go in peace." (v 48 )Concerning the little girl who was dead: "And her spirit ret...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 9

Scripture: Luke 9:23 If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Observation: Five thousand had been fed, the Christ had been revealed and Jesus made clear his near future would end in death yet be finished in the resurrection. Hope was coming and the clear call on the follows life was and is summed up in this verse in...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 7

Scripture: Luke 7:47 Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little. Observation: Jesus is dining at the home of a Pharisee, when a woman of the city kisses Jesus feet and anoints them with ointment. The Pharisee then questions Jesus as he is letting a sinner touch him. Jesus answers the Pha...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 6

Scripture -"For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit, for each tree is known by its own fruit." - Luke 6:43 Observation -Jesus is teaching and makes this statement. He teaches that it is not about what you "do" but it is about who you are. The righteous man will produce good fruit because at his heart and core are righteousness. God de...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 5

Scripture: "And Levi made him a great feast in his house. (And) There was a large company of tax collectors and others reclining at table with them. (And) The Pharisees and their scribes grumbled at his (Jesus') disciples saying, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?" (And) Jesus answered them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician but th...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 3

Scripture: Vs 3 And (John the Baptist) went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. Vs 8 "Bear fruits in keeping with repentance " Vs 10 And the crowds asked him, "What then shall we do?" Vs 11 And (John) answered them, "Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to d...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 4

Scripture: Luke 4:13And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him until an opportune time. Observation: After 40 days of fasting and praying alone Jesus is hungry. It is at that time the enemy comes to tempt him. The enemy comes when Jesus was most vulnerable, most tired, most susceptible. After he comes and tries to get Jesus to sin, he leaves wit...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 2

Scripture: "And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man. Luke 2:52Observation: In all of Luke 2, we see Jesus not only born but men traveling to see him, people knowing who he was and heavenly host worshipingat his coming and even him and his family traveling to Jerusalem to obey the law and observe time in their history and faith. In thi...

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