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Luke 12:15

Luke 12:15

How easy it is for a believer to take his eyes off the spiritual to concentrate on the temporal – how easy it is to look away from heavenly things and direct our attentions to earthly pursuits. The child of God is to have an eternal perspective, and our hope of a reward laid up for us in heaven, should be a far greater incentive for us to live a life that is pleasing to the Father - than the accumulation of things that will soon pass away in this world. But too read more...

Luke 12:22

Luke 12:22

Somehow in the human psyche we quite 'like' to have a few 'worries' under our belt. Everyone seems to be worried about this and that... about relationships and redundancies, life and living, health and happiness, food and finances, the government and global issues, sleeplessness, stress, strain, and supply. But the Lord Jesus, in this extended dialogue to His followers, warns of the foolishness of fretting and futility of worry, for it results in a fruitless and read more...

Luke 12:27

Luke 12:27

When we worry and fret about things, it displays a lack of faith in our heavenly Father. Frequently, in Scripture, we are called upon to refrain from worry and to cast all our care upon Him, because He cares for us. We are reminded to cast our burden upon the Lord for He has promised to sustain us. The Lord will never allow the righteous to be shaken. The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous because He cares for His people, and His ears are open to their read more...

Luke 12:31

Luke 12:31

In this everyday world, the struggles and strivings in life have become an accepted 'norm'. This passage exposes the attitude of the majority, where a passion to accumulate wealth and the desire for more possessions, not only gives birth to greed and selfishness, but causes us to worry about things we need; strive for things we desire; crave things we want and fight to gain more "things", in the roundabout of life.

However, the read more...

Luke 12:32

Luke 12:32

The Messiah was SENT by God to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. But there were other sheep in different sheep-folds for the good Shepherd to care for and so the Father also GAVE the same unique Son of His love, because He loved the world so much, that whosoever believes on His name, should not perish and be condemned, but have everlasting life and be forever free from condemnation.

The crowd that followed Jesus were only read more...