'St. Luke' Tagged Posts

'St. Luke' Tagged Posts

A NEW SERMON SERIES – THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN

Today we begin a new sermon series – The Gospel According To St. John. During the week of Christmas & New Years, we will break from our series to consider the Christmas accounts from The Gospel According To St. Luke, and then we will return to John’s Gospel. God the Holy Spirit has chosen to record the life of our Savior in four Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  Each of these accounts pursues a different angle.  Even the…

“WHEN YOU PASS THROUGH THE WATERS”

In the second to the last chapter of Acts Paul is shipwrecked on his way to Rome to stand trial before Caesar.  It isn’t the first time.  “Three times I was shipwrecked,” he writes to the Christians at Corinth (2 Corinthians 11:25). In Acts 27 we do not have the longest, but we do have the most precise account ever given of an ancient sea voyage.  Even Homer’s Odyssey does not contain the precise nautical terms used by St. Luke,…

“TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH”

The Acts Of The Apostles falls neatly into two parts.  Chapters 1-12 deal with the start of the early church in Jerusalem as it radiates outward.  The apostle Peter is the prominent figure in these early chapters. Chapters 13-28 deal almost exclusively with the spread of the gospel to the Gentiles through the missionary journeys of the apostle Paul. These chapters of Acts are the flesh and blood background of the 13 epistles (letters) of the New Testament which Paul wrote…