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Spring 2020 in Luke: The Climax of the Cross

The Gospel of Luke

We began to study the Gospel of Luke during Christmas 2018 and now we are finishing, in spring of 2020.

Part 1: The Beginning of the Gospel (Christmas 2018)
Part 2: The Ministry of the Messiah (January to June 2019)
Part 3: The Journey to Jerusalem (August 2019 to January 2020)
Part 4: The Climax of the Cross (February to Easter 2020)

Here’s the calendar for the last five weeks of Part 4, The Climax of the Cross

We have a devotional Bible Study Booklet to accompany the messages: Luke Study – 2020 Spring Booklet

Preaching Date: March 29, 2020
Title: Criminal Injustice
Text: Luke 23:1-25
Worship: Christ the Suffering King
Key Sentence: Self-seeing men condemn the other-seeking innocent Jesus by both false and true charges.
I. Injustice before Pilate (Luke 23:1-7)
II. Injustice before Herod (Luke 23 8-12)
III. Injustice before the crowd (Luke 23:13-25)

Preaching Date: April 5, 2020
Title: He Saved Others
Text: Luke 23:26-43
Worship: They Crucified Him
Key Sentence: Jesus was on the cross not to save himself but others
I. Compassion for others (Luke 23:26-31)
II. Forgiveness for others (Luke 23:32-38)
III. Salvation for others (Luke 23:39-43)

Preaching Date: April 9, 2020
Title: The Hidden Triumph
Text: Luke 23:44-56
Worship: The Greater Triumph
Key Sentence: Jesus’s victory was hidden in death
I. The Victory (Luke 23:44-46)
II. The Witnesses (Luke 23:47-49)
III. The Burial (Luke 23:50-53)
IV. The Waiting (Luke 23:54-56)

Preaching Date: April 12, 2020
Title: To Know Christ
Text: Luke 24:13-35
Worship: He is Alive
Key Sentence: The resurrected Christ is known through the Scriptures and personal encounter.
I. Knowing about the resurrected Christ (Luke 24:13-24)
II. Knowing the resurrected Christ through Scripture (Luke 24:25-27)
III. Knowing the resurrected Christ through personal encounter (Luke 24:28-35)

Preaching Date: April 19, 2020
Title: Everything’s Ready
Text: Luke 24:36-53
Worship: King of the Nations
Key Sentence: When the gospel of Jesus ends, we’re left with everything we need
to be His people in the world.
I. A Risen Lord (Luke 24:36-43)
II. A Clear Mission (Luke 24:44-49)
III. A Blessed Hoped (Luke 24:50-53)