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The Books of the Bible: Luke – Acts

The Books of the Bible: Luke – Acts

LUKE We have reunited the two volumes of Luke–Acts and placed them first because they provide an overview of the New Testament period. Luke wrote this two-volume history to serve several important purposes: He wanted to assure followers of Jesus that what they’d been taught about him was trustworthy. Luke documents how God kept the

Jesus and Women: The Ezer-Warriors

Nothing reveals Jesus’ manhood like His countercultural relationships with women. Women weren’t simply beneficiaries of His miracles and teaching, although that alone would be enough to change how men regard women today. The women Jesus knew were active facilitators and strong, indispensable allies in His mission. Most notably, His own mother was the first to

James 4:8

The Rings of the Lord

Jesus had an inner circle. The Bible offers plenty of examples. As a matter of fact, He had several circles or rings of relationship around Him. When the mother of James and John asked Jesus to allow her sons to enter one of those rings, He did not deny her request. However, He did ask them an important question:

Go and Make Disciples

So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit — Matthew 28:19–20 (NCV) His Commanding Presence That day up there on the mountain, Jesus assured them of His remarkable power when He said, “All authority in heaven and on

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