Bite-Sized Gospel

Lessons from the Gospel of Luke

Jesus never omitted to join himself to God’s worshipping people on God’s day. Jesus is the expert in life. He speaks and men know that this is beyond hu-man argument – this is God. If God gave us the priceless gift of health and strength, he gave it that we might use it always in the service of others. To do God’s will is to be a citizen of the Kingdom of God. If we want a miracle, we must take Jesus at his word when he bids us attempt the impossible. It is of the very essence of Christianity to touch the untouchable, to love the unlovable, to forgive the unforgivable. Jesus did, and so must we. It is when man’s skill combines with God’s grace that wonders happen. Jesus drew strength for the battle of life from the peace of God. The eager faith of those who stopped at nothing to bring their friend to Jesus won his cure. It is a Christian duty to share the blessedness that we have found. Trisch 23Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk?’ 24But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on the earth to forgive sins…” He said to the paralytic, “I tell you, get up, pick up your mat, and go home.” 25And immediately the man stood up before them, took what he had been lying on, and went home glorify-ing God.…