Doctor’s Orders (Part 6)

Luke 18:18-23StudyThe ruler asks a question,o “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” (Luke 18:18b, HCSB).This question has a sincerity to it. But we don’t know the circumstances which prompted it. We all know that, during times of personal crisis, that people are open to discussions of spiritual matters. The Holy Spirit … Continue reading Doctor’s Orders (Part 6)

Discipleship Minute – Luke #9

Read Luke 5:4-32.What are some qualities that the popular culture look for in people that are deemed successful? Knowledge? Aggressiveness? Connections? When Jesus chose His closest followers, or disciples, He did not use the conventional wisdom. In today’s passage, Jesus entered a fishing boat owned by Simon in order to better teach the crowds that … Continue reading Discipleship Minute – Luke #9

Doctor’s Orders (Part 2)

Luke 18:18-23IntroductionSome people believe that their doctor’s orders are merely suggestions. I saw this the other day from the Association of American Medical Colleges,o “A 2012 study in American College of Preventive Medicine found that nonadherence accounted for an estimated 125,000 deaths annually and at least 10 percent of hospitalizations. The repercussions also cost the … Continue reading Doctor’s Orders (Part 2)