#LukeActs2014: Luke 9

LukeActs logo week 9Reading for the week of February 23: Luke 9
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Consider reading the chapter in several translations and choosing a few verses to memorize. This week was jam packed with great verses, so I chose a bunch:
Luke 9:13 NRSV
Jesus said to them, “You give them something to eat.”

Luke 9:20 NRSV
Jesus said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”
Peter answered, “The Messiah of God.”

Luke 9:23-26 NRSV
Then Jesus said to them all, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will save it. What does it profit them if they gain the whole world, but lose or forfeit themselves? Those who are ashamed of me and of my words, of them the Son of Man will be ashamed when he comes in his glory and the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.”

Luke 9:35 NRSV
Then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my Son, my Chosen; listen to him!”

Luke 9:50 NRSV
But Jesus said to him, “Do not stop him; for whoever is not against you is for you.”

Luke 9:62 NRSV
Jesus said to him, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”

Main events of this chapter (with links to previous posts):
Jesus Sends Out the Twelve
Luke 9:1-6 (Matthew 10:9-15; Mark 6:7-13)
Quotes: A Few Thoughts on Demons

Herod wonders, “Is Jesus John the Baptist raised from the dead?”
Luke 9:7-9 (Matthew 14:1-12; Mark 6:14-29)
Reflection: A Birthday Goes Bad

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
Luke 9:10-17 (Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:32-44; John 6:1-13)
Reader’s Theatre: Feeding the 5000
Reflection: Loaves and Fish

Jesus asks the disciples, “Who do you say I am?”
Luke 9:18-21 (Matthew 16:13-16; Mark 8:27-29)

Jesus Predicts His Death
Following Christ
Luke 9:22-27 (Matthew 16:21-28; Mark 8:31-9:1)
Quotes: Deny Yourself
Quotes: Take Up Your Cross
Reflection: The Price of a Soul

Jesus is Transfigured
Luke 9:28-36 (Matthew 17:1-8; Mark 9:2-8)
Prayer for Transfiguration Sunday
Reader’s Theatre: The Transfiguration

Jesus Heals a Boy with an Evil Spirit
The Messiah Will be Arrested
Luke 9:37-45 (Matthew 17:14-18, 22-23; Mark 9:14-27, 30-32)

The disciples argue, “Who Will Be the Greatest?”
Luke 9:46-50 (Matthew 18:1-5; Mark 9:33-40)
Quotes: Like a Child

Jesus sets out for Jerusalem
Luke 9:51-56

The Cost of Following Jesus
Luke:9:57-62 (Matthew 8:19-22)

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