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Good Life Journal - Luke 20

Scripture: 17 But he looked directly at them and said, "What then is this that is written: "'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'? 18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, and when it falls on anyone, it will crush him." Observations: This chapter is a collection of stories of conversations that Jesus had with those who q...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 19

Scripture: vs 1 "(Jesus) entered Jericho ..."vs 2 "And there was a man named Zacchaeus ..."vs 3 "And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not ..."vs 4 "So he ran on ahead ..."vs 5 "... Jesus said to (Zacchaeus) ... 'I must stay at your house today'."vs 6 "And when (the crowd) saw it, they grumbled ..."...vs 9 "Jesus said to Zacchaeus, ...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 17

Scripture: "Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, 'I repent,' you must forgive him." The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" (Luke 17:3-5 ESV) Observation: Three verses; full of direction and implication. Three ve...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 14

Scripture: Luke 14:1 One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully. Observation: Jesus is in constant teaching mode and he is spending time with people whom need it most. Later in this chapter he is constantly teaching on the ones whom are sick and hindered need to be recognized and tended to. The mission o...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 11

Scripture: Luke 11:24-26"When an impure spirit comes out of a person, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says, I will return to the house I left. When it arrives, it finds the house swept clean and put in order. Then it goes and takes seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go and live there. And the final condition of tha...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 9

Scripture: Luke 9:23-25 Then he said to the crowd, "If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross daily and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save it. And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but are yourself lost or destroyed? O...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 10

Scripture: "After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go." (Luke 10:1 ESV) Observation: This section of scripture is pretty familiar for verse 2 and 3 contains the statements of Harvest is plenty, Laborers are few. Butwhere did the seventy-two come from? And is it i...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 8

Scripture: Luke 8:1-3 After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out; 3 Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod's household; Susanna; and...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 6

Scripture: v 43 For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit Observation: This verse is in a section of the chapter in which Jesus provides the disciples warnings about how to live their life. He warns them about spiritual pride, inconsistent living and about living a superficial life. He uses examples to illustrate his points. Since we j...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 5

Scripture: vs. 8 "... when Simon Peter saw (the great catch of fish), he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying 'Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord'."vs. 11 " ... they left everything and followed Him."...vs 13 ".... Jesus touched (the leper), saying 'be clean'."vs 14 "And Jesus charged the leper to tell no one, but to go and show the priest and make an offering ....

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