Category Archives: Luke

Blessed Be the King | Luke 19:28-44

March 25, 2018 – Palm Sunday Friends, family, members, guests, What makes you weep?  What makes you weep? I’m not talking about shedding a few tears.  I’m not talking about being in a theatre, and watching a sad scene in … Continue reading

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Reconciliation | Luke 19:1-10

Preable: All Things New: God’s Mission This Fall at Victoria CRC, we’re going to be exploring God’s Mission. What is God about? What are his purposes and will for life on earth. VCRC’s Ridder Church Renewal Team has spent much … Continue reading

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The Compassionate Father and His Eldest Son | Luke 15:11-32

Before we read this parable together, let me reset the scene. At this stage in his ministry, Jesus is eating and drinking with sinners. And he’s being criticized for it, especially by the Pharisees and religious leaders. Table fellowship—eating and … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-31| The Compassionate Father and His Younger Son

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, Before launching into this parable—a parable that needs no introduction—I want to set the scene. At this stage in his ministry, the pharisees and religious leaders are keeping a close eye on Jesus. And what … Continue reading

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What Gives God Joy | Luke 15:1-10

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, There are a lot of reasons to throw a party. Graduations. Weddings. Anniversaries. Birthdays. A good party is good fun. But from a heavenly perspective, nothing beats the homecoming party of a lost son or … Continue reading

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Christmas Day | 2015

How would you feel if an army of scary looking dudes suddenly showed up at the place where you work? Imagine for a moment that you are in your office. Maybe you’re casually responding to emails. Maybe you’re crunching numbers … Continue reading

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Luke 24:36-53 | The Final Charge

Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, Luke’s account of the the life of Jesus begin and ends in the temple. In chapter one, we are introduced to Zechariah. He is a priest; and when we meet him, he is in the … Continue reading

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