Sermons on Luke (Page 9)

Sermons on Luke (Page 9)

The Gateway to a New World

Luke 3:1-20 For the past several years I have developed a friendship with Nerses Balabanian who is the pastor of the Armenian Congregation Church in San Francisco. Nerses grew up in the ancient city of Aleppo, Syria. He came to the U.S. to study music and theology and then went back to the Middle East and served the Lord as a pastor, school principal and musician for two decades. Last fall we attended a conference sponsored by EMEU (Evangelicals for…

Let Go, and Let God

Luke 2:39-52 The Gospel of Luke is a rich tapestry of Jesus’ life and ministry, intricately woven with stories that present a complete picture of Jesus: both his full divinity and full humanity. We are at the beginning of this story, the upper left corner of the tapestry – if you will. Last week we learned about the “Last New Beginning” – the birth of Jesus Christ. We now come to Jesus’ childhood, the adolescent years on the cusp of…