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Christ Church—Radford

6226 University Park Drive

Radford, VA 24141

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Archives for June 2016

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The King: Coming, Crying, Cleansing (Luke 28-48)

In this portion of the account of Jesus' life and ministry, Luke is describing the last week of Christ's life on earth on his way to the cross. Before He was able to take His place on the throne of David, He had go to Jerusalem where He would be crucified. Jesus knew what the disciples would find when they went to bring him an unbroken colt. For those who are living lives ...

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Christ Seeks, Christ Saves; We Serve (Luke 19:1-27)

Zaccheus was a chief tax collector, meaning that he would have been over a group of other tax collectors. Chief tax collectors were notoriously corrupt and known for being traitors. They were shunned by most people and despised for their ill-gotten gains. But Zaccheus had heard of Jesus and because of mere curiosity he does what is socially unacceptable for a wealthy man i...

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Three Times Blind (Luke 18:18ff)

The rich young ruler asks Jesus what he needs to do to gain eternal life. He is expecting to hear from Jesus that there is nothing else that he needs to do, which we know from the following conversation where he claims to have perfectly kept all of the commandments. He addresses Jesus as "good teacher." In Jesus' response, He is not denying that he is both good and God, bu...

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Persistent Praying (Luke 18:1-17; Isaiah 62)

Jesus is making an obvious connection between prayer and not being discouraged. He has just taught about the coming of the Kingdom and the danger of not being ready due to preoccupations with temporal things, and then in this parable he shows that to avoid being discouraged or losing heart, we should pray, until God answers. The judge in this parable is unjust, which is a ...

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