Sermons on The Bible Talks

Luke 24 The Proof is in the Proclamation

The Proof is in the Proclamation Unexpected, Unexplained, Unbelievable Proof #1: explaining the empty tomb i. An unexpected sign ii. The divine explanation iii. Exceptional disciples Proof #2: the Emmaus encounter i. Despondent disciples ii. Hidden to be revealed iii. What’s going on with Jesus? Proof #3: experiencing fulfilment i. Not resuscitated ii. Not a spirit…

Luke 23 Ironic Injustice

Ironic Injustice The ire of injustice 1. Misleading the nation vv1-12 i. The accusation ii. The verdict iii. The deception 2. Miscarriage of justice vv13-31 i. He who shouts loudest… ii. Two wrongs don’t make a right iii. Justice for injustice 3. Misunderstood mockery vv32-39 i. Christ the King ii. The Suffering Servant iii. The…

Luke 20:27-21:38 Back to the Future

Back to the Future Is your worldview future-proof? 1. Conflict in the temple i. Context ii. Is the resurrection folly? iii. Is the Christ David’s son? iv. Issues of appearance v. The end of the temple 2. Foreboding signs i. A time of persecution ii. A time of destruction iii. A time of redemption 3.…

Luke 16 Are you listening?

Are you listening? Intro: Disagree with me! 1. One Tough Parable – Clean it up? – Be a bit dodgy? 2. The Hidden Context – Disciples and Pharisees – The Law and the Prophets – The lesser to the greater – Responsibility and the Law 3. Another Tough Parable – Christian Karma? – Not listening…

Luke 14 Counting the Cost

Counting the Cost Intro: Counting the Cost 1. One Eventful Meal – Important People – Important Places – Important Invitations 2. The Important Banquet – The context – The no-shows – The inclusions 3. The Important Perspective – How do you count costs? – Maybe I can’t – All is Lost – The Hourglass Perspective…

Luke 11:1-32 Your Kingdom Come

Your Kingdom Come Intro: Parliamentary Prayer 1. The Lord’s Prayer – Hallowed be your name – Forgive us… as we… 2. Give us each day – Daily Bread – Encouraged to ask – The good gift given 3. Lead us not into temptation – Lead us? – Only the stronger one – The finger of…