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Luke For Everyone

Author : Tom Wright
ISBN : 9780281062676
Genre : Religion
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Tom Wright's guide to Luke, which includes a wealth of information and background detail, provides real insights for our understanding of the story of Jesus and its implications for the reader. His clear style is accessible to new readers of the Bible, as well as to those who are further on. His exciting new translation brings to life, passage by passage, the immediacy and drama of Luke's gospel.
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Luke For Everyone Bible Study Guide

Author : Tom Wright
ISBN : 9780281066995
Genre : Religion
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Who was Luke? Was he one of Paul's companions? Was he a doctor? We do know that he was educated and cultured, writing for people far away from where Jesus lived. In his Gospel, we find the foundation of our Christmas stories and the best-loved parables, those of the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan. We see Jesus' concern for the poor and the marginalized, especially women and children. And it's Luke who tells us of the repentant thief on the cross and of the risen Jesus accompanying the people on the road to Emmaus. In these twenty-six studies, we discover Luke's aim -- to present the good news of Jesus as clearly and unambiguously as he can.
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Author : Justo L. González
ISBN : 1611640733
Genre : Religion
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Historian and theologian Justo González presents the beloved Gospel of Luke, who heralds Jesus' birth as "good news of great joy for all the people" (Luke 2:10). González guides us and challenges us to ask, "What is the meaning of this text for us today?" The result is an engaging and important theological discussion of Luke's Gospel and its relation to the life and proclamation of the church and its members.
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Acts For Everyone

Author : N. T. Wright
ISBN : 9781611640311
Genre : Religion
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Writing in an accessable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright helps us to approach the rich and many-sided story of the book of Acts. Wright shows how the book builds on Luke's Gospel, laying out the continuing work and teaching of the now risen and ascended Jesus in the power of the Spirit. His writing captures the vivid way in which Luke's work draws us all into he story, while leaving the ending open and challenging, inviting Christians today to pick up and carry on the story as we in turn live our lives in the service of Jesus. Tom Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is included at the back of the book. The series is suitable for group study, personal study, or daily devotions.
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Six Themes In Luke Everyone Should Know

Author : John T. Carroll
ISBN : 1571532382
Genre : Religion
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The author traces six significant themes in the Gospel of Luke and explores their meanings--for Luke and for us today in the church. Luke's Gospel features ever-widening circles of activity--throughout the life of Jesus. Many social and cultural "boundaries" are crossed in Luke's narrative of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection. This volume includes material for participants as well as outlines and guidance for leading all six sessions. The Six Themes Everyone Should Know series introductes biblical books and their main themes. Each volume consists of six chapters that present major biblical themes; each chapter contains an introduction and three major sections: What does the biblical theme mean? What is the meaning of this biblical theme for the life of faith? What does the biblical theme mean for the church at this point in history for action?
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Advent For Everyone Luke

Author : N. T. Wright
ISBN : 9781611649147
Genre : Religion
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Advent for Everyone: Luke provides readers with an inspirational guide through the Advent season, from the first Sunday in Advent through the Saturday after the Fourth Sunday in Advent. Popular biblical scholar and author N. T. Wright provides his own Scripture translation and brief reflection, exploring the Gospel themes of faith, repentance, justice, and celebration. Wright's engaging reflections take you on a journey of spiritual enlightenment, guiding you toward the wonder and joy of Christmas. This book is suitable for both individual and group study and reflection.
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Luke 6 40 And The Theme Of Likeness Education In The New Testament

Author : Thomas W. Hudgins
ISBN : 9781630872625
Genre : Religion
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What does Jesus mean when he says, A disciple is not above his teacher, but each disciple, after being fully trained, will be like his teacher (Luke 6:40)? This verse has been quoted, cited, and referenced in vast amounts of Christian education and discipleship literature. Nevertheless, the verse is nearly untouched in exegetical discussions with the exception of source-critical analyses. From this verse arises an undeveloped theme in the Gospel of Luke and the New Testament--the theme of likeness education. Using content analysis methodology, Luke 6:40--one of the keystone passages in Christian education literature--serves as the starting point for mining out the theme of likeness education in the New Testament. This study consists of three concentric areas of investigation: (1) Luke 6:40 and its immediate context, (2) Luke-Acts, and (3) the New Testament corpus.
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Lent For Everyone

Author : Tom Wright
ISBN : 9780281068098
Genre : Religion
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A Lent lectionary resource using Tom Wright's For Everyone Bible translation, this is the first in a three-volume series to cover the three years of the Revised Common Lectionary. For each day of Lent, there is a reading chosen from the Gospel designated for the year, plus a reflection by Tom Wright. The book grows out of a project to encourage Lent reading in the diocese of Durham.
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Luke The Barking Spider

Author : Kim L.M. Bilodeau
ISBN : 9781490857282
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A Delightful Christian Children's Book filled with adorable short stories. "Luke the Barking Spider" will capture your Heart right from the start! Luke will motivate, inspire and most important; teach our Children good Christian values and morals that are so needed in today's world and for our future too! Luke has been specially created by God for one Purpose Listen, teach, help and guide our children, tweens and teens too! Parents, siblings, Grandparents will certainly appreciate Luke when there are difficult questions to answer! Luke gently Barks and all of the children automatically understand what Luke says! "Luke the Barking Spider" is "God's Awesome Super Hero" that is now here to help you!

Christmas Philosophy For Everyone

Author : Scott C. Lowe
ISBN : 1444341456
Genre : Philosophy
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From Santa, elves and Ebenezer Scrooge, to the culture wars and virgin birth, Christmas - Philosophy for Everyone explores a host of philosophical issues raised by the practices and beliefs surrounding Christmas. Offers thoughtful and humorous philosophical insights into the most widely celebrated holiday in the Western world Contributions come from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, theology, religious studies, English literature, cognitive science and moral psychology The essays cover a wide range of Christmas themes, from a defence of the miracle of the virgin birth to the relevance of Christmas to atheists and pagans
Category: Philosophy