The Gospel of Luke

04 St Luke the Apostle and Evangelist

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The Gospel According to Luke (Greek: Τὸ κατὰ Λουκᾶν εὐαγγέλιον, to kata Loukan euangelion), also called the Gospel of Luke, or simply Luke, is the third of the four canonical Gospels. It tells of the origins, birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ.[1]

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Blessed Are The Destitute, For Theirs Is The Kingdom Of Heaven by Rocket Kirchner (repost)

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by Rocket Kirchner
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Originally published February 27, 2011
December 16, 2013

In Aristophanes play Plutus, the god of wealth Plutus declares to Poverty and Destitution that they are like two sisters. Right away Poverty makes it crystal clear that they are not the same. Poverty states that Destitution has nothing of its own “nor even a penny to posses”. Poverty goes on to state that at least the poor man works and that there is some manner of dignity, whereas Destitution has no dignity whatsoever. This mentality was very prevelant in the Maria Nostra culture of its time, and shows up time and time again all over in Ancient literature and history. Continue reading

That You May Be Certain: The Gospel of Luke

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[Each part is 25 minutes long.]

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The evangelist portrait from the Gospel of Luke

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Part I: The Investigation

The gospel of Luke gives us one of the most detailed accounts of the life of Christ. It presents a unique perspective on Jesus and those surrounding Him during His time on earth and expresses an unusual sensitivity to the weak and poor. But who was the writer of this book, this man called Luke—a man attributed as a physician, evangelist, and traveler? Come with author and musician Michael Card as he explores the person of Luke and the historical and social context in which Luke wrote his carefully researched account of Jesus the Christ. Join us for “That You May Be Certain: The Gospel of Luke” on this Day of Discovery.

via That You May Be Certain: The Gospel of Luke, Part I: The Investigation – Day of Discovery

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