Sermons on Luke
Peace on Earth
Luke 2:8-14 We see it often this time of year in Christmas cards, song lyrics, and our scripture readings: “Peace on Earth, good will toward men,” but what does that mean? Pastor Rod Bunton explores the true meaning of peace — that if we seek peace between each other here on the world in which we live, it starts with peace between God and man.
What Happens When I Die?
Luke 16:19-31 A parable told by Jesus gives us a glimpse into the unknown, showing us what happens when we die. Pastor Rod Bunton explores this passage from Luke which compares the fates of two men who have different eternal destinations.
The Perfect Audience
Luke 2:7-11 After the birth of Jesus, an angel of the Lord appeared to shepherds out in the fields. Pastor Rod Bunton teaches why this was the perfect audience to hear the announcement of the birth of the savior.
The Most Important Event
Luke 2:1-7 The first seven verses in Luke Chapter 2 describe a remarkably ordinary event: the birth of a child in Bethlehem. Pastor Rod Bunton explains that this birth had to happen just right because it was, in reality, the most important event, ever.
Luke 24:50-53 Luke’s gospel account ends with a meeting between Jesus and his apostles where an amazing and significant event takes place. Pastor Rod Bunton concludes his series on the book of Luke and explains why the ascension of Jesus matters so much to Christians.
The Great Commission
Luke 24:45-49 After spending many days on Earth after his resurrection and making many appearances, Jesus made final preparations before ascending into Heaven. Pastor Rod Bunton explains how Jesus opened the minds of the apostles so that they would fully understand the instructions that he was about to give — those same instruction that apply to all Christians.
Jesus Appears to His Disciples
Luke 24:36-49 Those who met Jesus on the road to Emmaus were excited to tell the eleven disciples what they had just experienced. Pastor Rod Bunton introduces us to the scene that followed, where Jesus himself appears to the eleven to provides ample evidence of his promised resurrection.
On the Road to Emmaus
Luke 24:13-35 Although reports of Jesus’ resurrection and appearance to Mary and the apostles had spread to many of his disciples, some were still confused about what had happened. Pastor Rod Bunton explains what happened to two of those disciples as they traveled home to a nearby village and encountered a stranger who taught them from the Scriptures.
The Resurrection of Jesus
Luke 24:1-12 After the suffering, death, and burial of Jesus, some may have wondered if God the Father had changed His mind about His plans or maybe they just misunderstood what Jesus had been teaching them. Pastor Rod Bunton provides our faith with the facts that we need to understand and defend the resurrection that is the foundation for the Gospel.
The Burial of Jesus
Luke 23:50-56 With all of the attention that is paid to the death and resurrection of Jesus, it seems that the burial is often overlooked. Pastor Rod Bunton discusses the significance of this event that is recorded in great detail in all of the Gospel accounts and the unlikely participants that God orchestrated in order to accomplish his will.
The Death of Jesus
Luke 23:44-49 The hour has come and Jesus’ time on the cross is coming to an end in what is the single most important crucifixion and death in the history of the world. Pastor Rod Bunton describes God’s commentary on the cross and the response of those who witnessed it.
Same Sentence, Different Destination
Luke 23:39-43 Two prisoners, both truly guilty of the crimes for which they were about to be punished, were crucified with Christ. Pastor Rod Bunton unfolds this scene where one of these two men received a merciful gift from God and had an entirely different outcome from the other.