Category Archives: Daily Devotions

Devotions are written primarily for my small group. Others are welcome to browse.

Luke 10:38-42 Challenging a Woman’s Role

Challenging a Woman’s Role Some of you know that I am reading N. T. Wright’s Commentary, “Luke for Everyone”.  Wright says that the radical nature of what Jesus is doing with Mary and Martha is often lost in translation.  Some … Continue reading

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Luke 10:25-37 Good Samaritan and Gaza

I had not thought of the Good Samaritan in the same way that N.T. Wright lays out in Luke for Everyone.  In it he says, “Can you recognize the hated Samaritan as your neighbour?  If you can’t you will be … Continue reading

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Luke 10:17-24 Master

I am struck again by the way.  Having lived in the East and the West, I see Jesus as Middle-Eastern and that we have caricatured him to fit our cultural bias – as the teacher, I think of him like … Continue reading

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Luke 8:16-22 Obvious

16 “No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light. 17 For there is … Continue reading

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Luke 7:36-50 Much Love

36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37 A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating … Continue reading

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Luke 7:18-35 Jesus the Politician

18 John’s disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them, 19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” 20 When the men … Continue reading

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Luke 7:11 Inconvenience Store

11 Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. 12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, … Continue reading

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