Dr. Luke, Paul’s travelling companion, was probably the only Gentile writer of any part of the New Testament. His Gospel focuses on providing a complete account of the life of Jesus. Certainly, none of the other three evangelists gave us a more detailed or descriptive analysis of the Saviour’s birth, childhood, and manhood.
The physician, writing to the Greeks, revealed his own distinctiveness by:
Abraham Lincoln's childhood is legendary. Born into poverty with a travelling father and a simple mother, Lincoln's mother taught him to read but died when he was 10. Take a moment to ponder the question: where would Lincoln be without his mother?
We have an incredible opportunity to shape our children no matter our situation.
Action. Movement. Involvement. Service. Eutheos is the Greek term repeated throughout the gospel of Mark, appearing nearly 40 times. It means “immediately.” Although the shortest of the four Gospels, the book of Mark wastes no words portraying the Saviour as a servant to others. The tone is practical, which appealed to the Roman mindset. We want to observe the Servant at work in this account of His life, noticing especially how clearly the key verse of the book (Mark 10:45) outlines the two major phases of His earthly existence and ministry.
Are you acting your age? Just because you're getting older doesn't mean you can't stay young. Adding enthusiasm will make a world of difference. None are so old as the one who has outlived enthusiasm.
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