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And All That Follows . . .
Jason Byers

September 28, 2013 | Acts 1:1-11
In the last sermon of the series on the Gospel According to Luke, we look at the beginning of the Book of Acts. In the overlap of contact between the two books we catch a glimpse of how worship connects us to an understanding of the robust Gospel which produces a radical response.
Length: 39m
And All That Follows
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Grand Finale and New Beginnings
Jason Byers

September 22, 2013 | Luke 24:36-53
The Risen Jesus again appears to his disciples, proclaims "peace" and opens their minds to understand the Scriptures. Luke wraps up his gospel by revisiting the question of who Jesus is, and he gives a beautiful picture of an appropriate response.
Length: 42m
Grand Finale and New Beginnings
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Bible Lesson of a Lifetime
Jason Byers

September 15, 2013 | Luke 24:13-35
In one of the most dramatic stories in the New Testament, Jesus appears incognito with two travelers from Jerusalem on Resurrection Sunday. In the story we find multiple, substantial encouragements for believers. Jesus is risen, and that's a big deal.
Length: 47m
Bible Lesson Of A Lifetime
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Burial and Resurrection
Jason Byers

September 8, 2013 | Luke 23:50-24:12
Wider understanding of the Gospel, deeper love for the Gospel. These are the primary desired outcomes from looking at the Good News of Jesus' victory over sin, death, and the grave. He is risen ... News to be received, believed and declared.
Length: 42m
Burial and Resurrection
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Crucifixion and Death
Jason Byers

September 1, 2013 | Luke 23:26-49
God is cultivating in His people a truth described in 2Corinthians 1: Christ's sufferings bring us comfort. Therefore whether we are suffering or in comfort, we can comfort others because of the comfort we have in Christ. Through this lens we look at the death of Jesus.
Length: 41m
Crucifixion and Death
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Jesus On Trial
Jason Byers

August 25, 2013 | Luke 23:1-25
Jesus now appears before Pilate and Herod who each find Him not guilty of anything deserving death, yet the religious leaders and crowd presses until Jesus is handed over to their will. In the story we see three specific temptations and three corresponding truths.
Length: 45m
Jesus On Trial
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Jesus, Son Of God
Jason Byers

August 18, 2013 | Luke 22:63-71
Jesus' claim to be God is probably the biggest discernable characteristic about Christianity. If NOT true, Jesus is a crazy person who gets himself killed. IF TRUE, He is the God-man Redeemer that all of Scripture exalts and is worthy of all authority and worship.
Length: 44m
Jesus Son of God
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Jesus, Betrayal & Darkness
Jason Byers

August 11, 2013 | Luke 22:47-53
If we believe the Bible, then the good, the bad and the ugly in our daily lives are spiritual battles before they are physical ones. As Jesus faces His upcoming torture and death, He remains purposeful and in control, exampling how we should approach our battles.
Length: 40m
Jesus Betrayal and Darkness
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Jesus, Anguished in Prayer
Daniel MacFarlane

August 4, 2013 | Luke 22:39-46
Jesus examples prayer for all of His followers, something that isn't new. Prayer is foundational to Jesus as He ministers even into the darkest hour of His time on earth. This week we explore the ways this is important to us.
Length: 30m
Jesus Anguished in Prayer
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Jesus, Ever Shepherding
Jason Byers

July 28, 2013 | Luke 22:35-38
A major time of transition is upon the disciples as Jesus nears His trial, execution and resurrection. Here Jesus seizes the opportunity to shepherd His beloved disciples in the things to come while also stressing the importance of Scripture in all that is happening.
Length: 44m
Jesus Ever Shepherding
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Jesus and Peter
Jason Byers

July 21, 2013 | Luke 22:31-34, 54-62
Pastor Jason shares a few reflections on the vision trip to Honduras and then breaks down the picture of Jesus in the events surrounding Peter's denials. Jesus is the One who sees, the One who Intercedes and the One who calls. How will we respond?
Length: 48m
Jesus and Peter
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Jesus and Truest Greatness
Merlin Liu

July 14, 2013 | Luke 22:24-30
On the heels of the disciples bickering about who would betray Jesus, they begin to argue about who is the greatest. In true Jesus-fashion, He grabs the opportunity to teach the disciples about true greatness -- greatness that follows Jesus' example -- greatness that serves now and contains a hope of future glory.
Length: 46m
Jesus and Truest Greatness
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Jesus and the Last Supper
Carl DeJong

July 7, 2013 | Luke 22:1-23
As Jesus is about to be betrayed and his mission leading to the Cross, Jesus shows us, at the Last Supper, God's sovereignty and faithfulness to save us and to establish the new convenant through his blood.
Length: 49m
Jesus and the Last Supper
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Fig Trees & Future Watch
Merlin Liu

June 30, 2013 | Luke 21:29-38
From the lessons of the Fig Tree, Jesus teaches us to anticipate the certainty of the coming Kingdom of God, while challenging us to participate with urgency in advancing the Kingdom.
Length: 44m
Fig Trees and Future Watch
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Hard Times, Healing & Hope
Jason Byers

June 23, 2013 | Luke 21:5-28
Jesus is the focal point of prophecies and the Perfect Prophet. This week we explore a prophetic section from Jesus and what response that elicits from believers as a part of God's Great Imperative.
Length: 46m
Hard Times Healing and Hope
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Jesus As The Contender
Jason Byers

June 16, 2013 | Luke 20:41-21:4
What does it look like for us to go on the offensive with Jesus? This week Jesus turns to asking His own questions and then teaching His disciples to prepare them for what is to come. Through it, we learn more about who Jesus is and how we are to respond.
Length: 46m
Jesus as the Contender
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Jesus: Handing It To The Sadducees
Jason Byers

June 9, 2013 | Luke 20:27-47
Round 3 of various groups among the first century Jews trying to take Jesus down. Third time Jesus evades the punch and delivers a powerful counterstrike, displaying His wisdom and authority. This week we see that Jesus can handle us confidently taking our "junk" to Him He can handle it and carry us to big things.
Length: 41m
Handing It To The Sadducees
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Jesus On Taxes
Jason Byers

June 2, 2013 | Luke 20:20-26
Through dodging a trap set by spies of the religious leaders, Jesus teaches us that we have duties both to physical authorities (like the gov) and to God. The two are not completely exclusive of each other. In fact, there is "Sacred" woven into all things, and part of our duty -- and delight -- is to search it out.
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Parable of the Murdered Son
Jason Byers

May 26, 2013 | Luke 20:9-19
Through an intense story of deception, abuse and murder, Jesus communicates important lessons on proper response to God -- namely it's about worship. When we don't give it, it costs. Thankfully, deepening our worship is not rocket science.
Length: 44m
Parable of the Murdered Son
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Jesus: Righteousness On Display
Jason Byers

May 19, 2013 | Luke 19:45-20:8
Angry Jesus asserts His authority and displays righteousness for our consideration and emulation. The passage prompts us to once again ask "Who is Jesus?" and "How are we to worship/connect with God?" Truest life is found where the answers intersect.
Length: 45m
Jesus - Righteousness on display
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Jesus' Triumphal Entry
Jason Byers

May 12, 2013 - Mothers' Day | Luke 19:28-44
In an event described by all 4 Gospel accounts, Jesus' ministry and destiny enter a new phase as He arrives in Jerusalem. In the contrast of stately-herald and heartbreak, we see Jesus as Saviour, King, Lord and . . . Mother.
Length: 45m
Triumphal Entry
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Investment for the Master
Jason Byers

May 5, 2013 | Luke 19:11-27
Jesus prepares His disciples for what to expect as they approach Jerusalem, and in so doing, He also calls them to extreme faithfulness. Through positive and negative examples, we see how we are to invest in God's Kingdom.
Length: 45m
Investment for the Master
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Jesus and Zacchaeus
Jason Byers

April 28, 2013 | Luke 19:1-10
Harkening back to previous themes of responding in faith, persistently seeking Jesus, wealth, and more, Zacchaeus is one of the Bible's best example stories of Christ's initiative and the faith-filled, transformative response.
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Jesus Heals The Blind
Andrew Lau

April 21, 2013 | Luke 18:35-43
Our band leader, Andrew, presents a solid look at an important miracle healing from Jesus. In an example story of the power of Christ and responding in faith, we're challenged to look intently at Jesus and respond desperately for Him to move in our lives.
Length: 39m
Jesus Heals The Blind Begger
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Jesus Revealed Through The Book
Jason Byers

April 14, 2013 | Luke 18:31-34
This week joins the sermon half way through as Pastor Jason moves from how Jesus predicts His death as fulfilling Scripture into how ALL of Scripture testifies to Jesus. The question is whether our lives and decisions and worship will have the same Christ-exalting focus?
Length: 19m
Jesus Revealed Through The Book
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Jesus, Goodness, Wealth and Idolatry
Jason Byers

April 7, 2013 | Luke 18:18-30
When confronted with a question about how to inherit eternal life, Jesus gives more than just an answer. He reveals much about His wonderful character, about goodness, and about true worship.
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The Pharisee, The Tax Collector & The Children
Jason Byers

Easter: March 31, 2013 | Luke 18:9-17
The Good News of Easter is that Jesus satisfied the demands of Justice and opened a way for us to be reconciled to God. This week we explore justice, the doctrine of Justification by Faith alone, and what Jesus says should be the proper response to a Just God.
Length: 44m
Pharisee Tax Collector Justification
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Jesus and the Persistent Widow
Jason Byers

March 24, 2013 | Luke 18:1-8
Jesus extends His teaching on the believers' endurance until the end through instructing them in prayer and challenging them to remain faithful. He encourages His disciples with a reminder that our Just God will certainly defend His chosen ones.
Length: 39m
Jesus and the Persistent Widow
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Jesus, the One Who Is & Is Coming
Jason Byers

March 17, 2013 | Luke 17:20-37
The unbelief of the Pharisees prompts Jesus to teach about the end times and coming Kingdom. In doing so, He gives us perspective to help watch for the "last days" and "endure" faithfully until Jesus comes again to usher in His Kingdom.
Length: 41m
Is and Is Coming
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Jesus Heals Ten Lepers
Jason Byers

March 10, 2013 | Luke 17:11-19
This week we see Jesus heal ten lepers via extraordinary means -- all ten of them at a distance. When only one returns to praise God, we learn important truths that Jesus still shows mercy, and there is a fundamental link between faith, gratitude and mission.
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Faith & Duty: more lessons in discipleship
Jason Byers

March 3, 2013 | Luke 17:5-10
In this vignette of a healthy, growing disciple, Jesus points to the intersection of faith and works. In so doing, He gives perspective on serving humbly before God as well as on the power of genuine faith (even when it is small).
Length: 44m
Faith and Duty
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Temptation & Forgiveness: lessons in discipleship
Jason Byers

January 27, 2013 | Luke 17:1-4
Immediately practical to our lives as followers of Jesus, this week looks at two discipleship principles that should inform how we operate as Christians and as Christ's church.
Length: 45m
Temptation and Forgiveness
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The Rich Man & Lazarus: an example story
Jason Byers

January 20, 2013 | Luke 16:19-31
In this complex story, Jesus delivers teachings both about the use of wealth and about the afterlife. Disciples are encouraged toward generosity and proper reliance on God in this life, before it's too late.
Length: 42m
The Rich Man and Lazarus
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Jesus' Authority and Relation to the Law
Jason Byers

January 13, 2013 | Luke 16:13-18
This week, a passage that seems at first out of place and somewhat confusing yields a profound affirmation of Jesus' authority. Jesus examples His authority by describing how He completes the law and raises the moral/ethical standards of the spirit of the law.
Length: 42m
Jesus, Authority and Relation to Law
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God, Money and Making It Work
Jason Byers

January 6, 2013 | Luke 16:1-15
2013 starts off with a challenging word from Jesus on the proper perspective on wealth. We see Jesus call His disciples to be wise in using resources generously in order to bless people and plan for the temporal AND eternal future.
Length: 41m
God Money and Making It Work
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The Forgiving Father & His Two Different Sons
Jason Byers

December 16, 2012 | Luke 15:11-32
Part 3 in Jesus' trilogy of stories about the joy of recovery has us taking a fresh look at one of the most beloved parables in the Bible. In it we're called into the Father's embrace ... and called to extend our arms to others.
Length: 47m
Forgiving Father and Two Sons
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The Joy of Looking For and Loving the Lost
Jason Byers

December 9, 2012 | Luke 15:1-10
This week we look at the first 2 of 3 stories where Jesus reveals just how amazing God's heart is for seeking the lost. He stresses the joy that is found in the recovery and subtly invites all to join in.
Length: 42m
Looking for and Loving the Lost
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The Cost Of Discipleship
Jason Byers

December 2, 2012 | Luke 14:25-35
Jesus turns his attention back to the crowd and His disciples to issue a call to true discipleship ... a call to follow Him completely. There is no room for the lukewarm when Jesus is the leader.
Length: 51m
The Cost of Discipleship
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Parable of the Great Banquet
Jason Byers

November 25, 2012 | Luke 14:12-24
Jesus is still using the meal setting to teach important truths to the Pharisees and the disciples. This week we look at some principles and methods of biblical interpretation as we assimilate Christ's teachings.
Length: 46m
Parable of the Great Banquet
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Parable of the Wedding Feast
Carl DeJong

November 18, 2012 | Luke 14:7-11
Jesus uses a meal setting and social dynamics to teach about pride, humility and the nature of the human heart. His insight holds great truth for maximizing the joys of being in relationship with each other.
Length: 49m
Parable of the Wedding Feast - Humility
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Another Sabbath Healing (and throw down)
Jason Byers

November 11, 2012 | Luke 14:1-6
The Pharisees and experts in the Law try to trap Jesus, but He delivers an astounding lesson in authority and compassion. In it we see great truth for our own journey in discipleship.
Length: 44m
Another Sabbath Healing and throw down
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Jesus Is The Narrow Door
Jason Byers

November 4, 2012 | Luke 13:22-35
The requirements of God's justice mean that salvation is exclusive -- entrance to the Kingdom only comes through Jesus, the Narrow Door. At the same time, salvation is offered as inclusive -- equally free for ALL who would come through that door. Would you come?
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Freedom and the Kingdom
Jason Byers

October 28, 2012 | Luke 13:10-21
While many of the Pharisees fail another opportunity to bear fruit, many of the people are amazed at the glorious things that Jesus does. This week gives us a hope-full as well as challenging look at the Kingdom work of Jesus.
Length: 45m
Freedom and the Kingdom
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Jesus on Divine Patience
Jason Byers

October 21, 2012 | Luke 13:1-9
Jesus addresses some current events in His day, challenging some popular cultural assumptions and calls for some very important applications. In the passage we learn about God's patience and desire for His people to bear fruit.
Length: 44m
Jesus on Divine Patience
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On Division and Discernment
Jason Byers

October 14, 2012 | Luke 12:49-59
Jesus shows a special passion for the mission of God, and His passion should ignite in us through the Holy Spirit. The reality, though, is that with fiery passion will come division, so Jesus prepares us.
Length: 49m
On Division and Discernment
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Faithfulness at the Ready
Jason Byers

October 7, 2012 | Luke 12:35-48
If we're not supposed to worry about the future . . . what role does the future have for the believer? What perspective should we have about what's to come? Jesus tells us about being faithful in active readiness, watchfulness, anticipation.
Length: 47m
Faithfulness at the Ready
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Treasure and Worry
Jason Byers

September 23, 2012 | Luke 12:22-34
Jesus delivers part 3 in a mini-series on trust, seeking the Kingdom, and material possessions, and we listen in. In a day where anxiety related disorders are through the roof, Jesus' invitation to "fear not" is a welcomed and relevant truth.
Length: 48m
Treasure and Worry
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Treasure and Greed
Jason Byers

September 16, 2012 | Luke 12:13-21
Greed is bad; stewardship is good. This week Jesus teaches about both through direct teaching and through parable, helping us evaluate our lives and gain Kingdom perspective that invites true blessing.
Length: 45m
Treasure and Greed
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Jesus on Hypocrisy, Fear and Response
Jason Byers

September 9, 2012 | Luke 12:1-12
Jesus, realizing the gravity of the Pharisees opposition and the public popularity, He intensifies His work of preparing His disciples. Here Jesus teaches on some specific aspects of discipleship.
Length: 41m
Jesus on Hypocrisy, Fear and Response
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Jesus Drops the Hammer On Religion
Jason Byers

September 2, 2012 | Luke 11:33-54
Jesus isn't afraid to proclaim hard truth, and He won't be intimidated. Here we find Jesus emphasizing the importance of receiving His message (Light for the soul) and at the same time He lays the smack down on the religion of the Pharisees.
Length: 43m
Jesus Drops the Hammer On Religion
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Jesus Greater Than . . .
Jason Byers

August 26, 2012 | Luke 11:29-32
This week Luke relays some words of Jesus to the crowds and Pharisees. He rebukes their desire for a sign while missing the signs that they've seen. Jesus then illustrates the proper response to Him and His Message.
Length: 40m
Jesus Greater Than
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Jesus and the Devil
Carl DeJong

August 19, 2012 | Luke 11:14-28
Jesus makes some bold and descriptive statements about the nature of spiritual warfare and its influence on us. Lord, be our Strength, our Protector, our Portion -- help us abide in You and experience Your Victory.
Length: 48m
Jesus and the Devil
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More On Prayer and the Heart of the Father
Jason Byers

August 12, 2012 | Luke 11:5-13
Jesus expands His teaching on prayer and now speaks to attitudes and expectations. And using story and humour, He conveys important truths about the care and generosity of the Father.
Length: 45m
More On Prayer and the Heart of the Father
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Jesus On Prayer: Get To Know The Father
Jason Byers

August 5, 2012 | Luke 11:1-4
The Lord's Prayer can evoke different feelings from people depending on their faith journey. This week we explore Jesus' teaching and example in prayer as a direct invitation to get to know the heart of God.
Length: 43m
Jesus On Prayer
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When Ministry Takes The Place Of Worship
Merlin Liu

July 29, 2012 | Luke 10:38-42
A self-proclaimed "Martha", Merlin unpacks a familiar story and explores the relationship of heart & hands, worship & ministry. Wouldn't it be great to combine Mary's attention with Martha's industry?
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Who Is My Neighbour; & about feeling justified
Jason Byers

July 22, 2012 | Luke 10:25-37
The Good Samaritan story is familiar to many people. This week we look at the parable in terms of what the context says about knowledge, belief and justification. Then from there, service.
Length: 43m
Who is my neighbour
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Joy, Position, Mission and the Praise of Jesus
Jason Byers

July 15, 2012 | Luke 10:17-24
Upon His disciples returning from a successful mission, both Jesus and His disciples rejoice. But the best blessing and greatest joy, Jesus points out, is found in the disciples position of grace before Almighty God. We, too, would do well to own this truth!
Length: 44m
Joy, Position and Praise of Jesus
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All On Mission and the Mission Involves ...
Jason Byers

July 8, 2012 | Luke 10:1-16
Our first week at the new time/location finds us breaking into a new chapter in Luke. Here Jesus sends a large group of disciples out "on mission", and we learn some important teachings about the nature of the mission to which we are all called.
Length: 48m
The Mission Involves ...
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On Following Jesus
Jason Byers

June 24, 2012 | Luke 9:51-62
This week starts a new thematic section of Luke's Gospel where Jesus begins His journey to Jerusalem. Thes section begins with important teachings about the nature of following Jesus ... the road is marked with suffering and rejection ... yet, the promise is that it is worth it.
Length: 46m
On Following Jesus
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Jesus On Greatness
Jason Byers

June 17, 2012 - Father's Day | Luke 9:46-50
An argument among the disciples prompts Jesus to teach an important lesson on how to be great. We glean some truths about "greatness" and where it comes from and pray to be inspired to pursue true greatness according to Jesus' standards.
Length: 46m
Jesus On Greatness
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You Can't, But He Can
Zach Welliver

June 10, 2012 | Luke 9:37-45
Continuing His blessed ministry to mankind, Jesus comes of the mountain from His transfiguration and encoungers a demonized boy who the disciples couldn't help. Through the story, we learn about suffering, about Jesus as our true Source and about the importance of looking to Him.
Length: 31m
You Can't, But He Can
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On the Mountain: Do you want to go?
Jason Byers

June 3, 2012 | Luke 9:28-36
For a brief moment, three disciples see the veil of humanity pull back and Jesus' glory shines forth. This week we look at how this shapes some of the disciples' Christology as well as how we might experience Christ "on the mountain".
Length: 48m
To the Mountain - Do you want to go?
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Peter's Confession: great answer, but ...
Jason Byers

May 27, 2012 | Luke 9:18-27
On behalf of the disciples, Peter says that Jesus is the Christ, the chosen, Anointed One. While this shows an important step in the disciple's understanding of Jesus, He still needs to shape their true understanding. This King's journey leads to the cross.
Length: 45m
Peter's Confession - great answer, but
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Off the Charts: that's what Jesus does
Jason Byers

May 20, 2012 | Luke 9:10-17
Jesus miraculously feeds a multitude of people ... but the biggest lesson is found in what He is teaching His disciples. They (and we, too) need to see Jesus as the Source of all things: the Glory of God. Acknowledging and savouring this is worship.
Length: 46m
Off the Charts - that's what Jesus does
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Jesus and the Ministry of the Apostles
Jason Byers

May 13, 2012 - Mother's Day | Luke 9:1-9
After seeing dynamic examples of how Jesus' mission, authority and power know no bounds, we now see Jesus "pass the baton" to the Apostles, sending them out with His authority and power. In this we see a great call to purposefulness for ourselves -- and motherhood is a great example of such purposefulness.
Length: 46m
Jesus sends out the Apostles
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Special Healings, Special Lessons on Faith
Jason Byers

May 6, 2012 | Luke 8:40-56
This week's passage contains two separate but interrelated, wonderful stories of healing. Through them we see deeper into Christ's power and authority as well as learn some important lessons about faith, even in the midst of life's interruptions.
Length: 47m
Jesus heals woman and raises dead girl
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Jesus, the Demoniac and the Fear of God
Jason Byers

April 29, 2012 | Luke 8:26-39
In this and the surrounding stories, we catch a glimpse of the abundant and complete authority and power of Jesus. We see the value that Jesus place on a life, we learn about the fear of God, and we explore how that informs God the Father as a "perfect parent".
Length: 51m
Jesus, Demoniac and the Fear of God
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Jesus: the Calmer of Storms
Jason Byers

April 22, 2012 | Luke 8:22-25
Jesus came to be with those engulfed by storms, those feeling destroyed, those with battles raging inside and outside. This week we explore the blessing of having Jesus "in the same boat" in the midst of our storms with the encouragement that where He leads, His presence will accompany and His power will accomplish.
Length: 47m
Jesus Calmer of Storms
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Jesus: the Mission and True Family
Jason Byers

April 15, 2012 | Luke 8:16-21
"Hide it under a bushel, no! I'm gonna let it shine." That's wonderful, Christ-centered doctrine from a children's song. This week Jesus teaches us about Mission and Family, and we're encouraged to fight against darkness and fight for community.
Length: 47m
Mission and True Family
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Ears to Hear: the parable of the soils
Jason Byers

Easter: April 8, 2012 | Luke 8:1-15
Jesus speaks in parables, in part to disperse the Word to those whose hearts are ready to receive and respond. This Easter we explore the four types of soil that Jesus describes and the path to abundant life through examining ourselves accordingly.
Length: 44m
Ears to Hear about Soils
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Bring Your Jar: Jesus expounds on grace
Jason Byers

April 1, 2012 | Luke 7:36-50
Understanding God's grace means that when we come face to face with our need for mercy, we don't increase in guilt . . . we increase in love. This week we explore our position in Christ, His forgiveness and our resulting love.
Length: 42m
Bring Your Jar
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Jesus and John the Baptizer: a look at "great"
Jason Byers

March 18, 2012 | Luke 7:18-35
Life is messy. Through an encounter between Jesus and the messengers from John the Baptizer, we glimpse greatness in the midst of the messiness. Through it, we see two great tools to fight through the messiness ourselves: repentance and deeds.
Length: 47m
Repentance and Deeds
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Incredible Encounters: A Call To Rise Up
Jason Byers

March 11, 2012
Following the Sermon on the Mount texts, Jesus begins traveling through the countryside again. Along His route we see examples of His power overcoming areas of need in someone with "great faith," for one was dead, and one who was as good as dead. Jesus offers the same for us.
Length: 45m
Call to Rise Up
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Staying on the Rock: "into practice"
Jason Byers

March 4, 2012
The grand finale of the Sermon on the Mount is the parable of the wise and foolish men ... the morale = don't just listen to Jesus, do what He says. This week Jesus gives more wonderfully practical instructions for living.
Length: 43m
Staying on the Rock: into practice
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Freedom Sunday: "to you who hear"
Jason Byers

February 26, 2012
This week we join with over 5,000 church world wide to mobilize the church in the cause of spiritual and physical freedom from modern slavery. Luke's account of the Sermon on the Mount provides a great lesson on how we are to join Jesus in His mission of FREEDOM.
Length: 47m
Freedom Sunday 2012
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Called Out, Transformed, Simplified
Jason Byers

February 19, 2012
In the passage where Jesus appoints the 12 Apostles, we see Jesus exampling a ministry process that is foundational for us today. This process not only represents our very purpose as believers, it lays out the foundation for our purpose, process and programs as a church.
Length: 48m
Called Out Transformed Simplified
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Jesus: Lord of the Sabbath
Robin Padanyi

February 12, 2012
This week’s topic is the Sabbath. In Luke, chapter 6, we find some conflicts between how the Pharisees observe the Sabbath, and how Jesus does. The Sabbath should be a day of rest, reorientation, and remembrance. Not a day of burdens, bondage, or boasting.
Length: 41m
Lord of the sabbath
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Fasting and then some
Carl DeJong

February 05, 2012
In this weeks passage, Jesus is still being questioned by the pharisees. This time they try to get him on his disciple's "lack of fasting". But Jesus tells them that their time has not yet come for that.
Length: 32m
Fasting and then some
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Jesus and the Pharisees
Carl DeJong

January 22, 2012
Jesus is teaching, and the house is packed. The only way for a paralytic to get near Jesus, is through the roof. Jesus forgives the man's sins, but the pharisees in the room think of Jesus as a blasphemer."Who can forgive sins but God alone?"
Length: 39m
Jesus and the Pharisees
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Jesus and the Man with Leprosy
Merlin Liu

January 15, 2012
This week, we read about Jesus' encounter with a leper. We learn about the "unclean" state of the man, (and our state), before God.
Length: 43m
Jesus and the Leper
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Jesus: Calling and the "Lord's Work"
Jason Byers

January 8, 2012
The new year kicks off with diving right back into the Gospel according to Luke. This week we explore some truths behind Jesus calling His first disciples.
Length: 38m
listen - Jesus and the Lords Work
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Jesus: True to the Mandate
Jason Byers

December 18, 2011
Our last installment of Luke sermons for 2011, we explore how Jesus was true to His mandate, and what that means for us as we live out our faith journey and personal callings.
Length: 45m
listen - Jesus True to the Mandate
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Jesus: As One With Authority
Jason Byers

December 11, 2011
This week we explore examples of Christ's authority and what that means for the believer. From casting out demons and healings to the Great Commission, HIS authority shapes our life and calling.
Length: 47m
listen - Jesus One With Authority
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Jesus: Anointed and On the Scene
Robin Padanyi

December 4, 2011
Jesus returns to his hometown of Nazareth and gives a beautiful declaration of his mandate as God's Anointed. Though the locals don't appreciate all of his words, we can learn a lot from this passage.
Length: 38m
listen - Jesus On the Scene
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Jesus: Tempted and Without Sin
Jason Byers

November 27, 2011
Beginning in the Garden, God tells of Satan's defeat and Christ's victory. Here Luke relays a clash between Satan and Jesus, and in it we see Christ as our example and our power as we battle temptation.
Length: 46m
listen - Jesus without sin
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Genealogy: Record of Jesus the Man
Jason Byers

November 20, 2011
As Luke begins his record of Jesus' ministry on earth, he lists the physical lineage of Jesus--Son of God, Son of Man. Here we explore some of what the passage means regarding Scripture, Jesus, & us.
Length: 50m
listen - Genealogy: Jesus the Man
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Baptism: Repentance & Spirit
Jason Byers

November 13, 2011
John the Baptizer emerges from the Judean wilderness with a shocking message. In the message we see a shift in worship from the Temple to the Messiah, and we see a call to "true repentance" which should bear fruit.
Length: 47m
listen - Baptism: Repentance and Spirit
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Jesus, The Boy
Jason Byers

November 6, 2011
The only story of Jesus as a boy recorded in the Bible, we see great wisdom and example in Jesus' first recorded words. Jesus recognizes some key "big-picture" truths that we would do well to recognize and cherish for ourselves.
Length: 46m
listen - Jesus The Boy
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Testimonies at the Temple
Jason Byers

October 30, 2011
One of the only accounts from the early years of Jesus, Dr. Luke gives us some great insights into the purpose, plan, and identity of Jesus, as well as some examples of fitting responses as the Messiah makes His first visit to the Jerusalem Temple.
Length: 51m
listen - Testimonies at the Temple
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This Child is Saviour, Messiah, Lord
Jason Byers

October 23, 2011
Heaven has a baby, and the angelic choir gets to deliver the birth announcement. In it we catch a glimpse into the Perfect Paradox of Jesus, the Humble King. As well, we get a peek into the heart of the proud heavenly Father.
Length: 47m
listen - Child is Saviour, Messiah, Lord
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Jesus the Christ is Born
Jason Byers

October 16, 2011
As a stunning crescendo in God's eternal song, the Divine enters the world wrapped in human flesh. The Story mapped out by the Law and Prophets takes form in the Majestic Person of Jesus, and we explore the significance.
Length: 45m
listen - Jesus the Christ is born
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John the Baptizer is Born
Merlin Liu

October 9, 2011
Nine months of silent waiting and Zechariah finally sees his son born, the one to prepare God's people for the arrival of Jesus the Messiah. In this story we see great testimonies to God's faithfulness, to the work of the Spirit, and to the value of being silent before the Lord.
Length: 46m
listen - John the Baptizer is born
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Sons & Songs: A Hearts's Delight
Jason Byers

October 2, 2011
Mary takes a difficult journey to visit her relative Elizabeth, who is also pregnant with a son of promise. In the visit and exchange, we see some great examples of Spirit-filled community and great examples of how we can foster such community in our lives.
Length: 41m
listen - Sons and Songs: A Heart's Delight
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Gift of the Spirit :: Gift of Surrender
Jason Byers

September 25, 2011
Only months after Gabriel appears in the temple to Zechariah, the angel visits a poor girl in a "nowhere" town. Through the encounter, we learn some wonderfully encouraging things about the Holy Spirit, about surrender, and the coming Saviour.
Length: 43m
listen - Gift of the Spirit :: Gift of Surrender
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Antipasto: Power in Prophecy
Jason Byers

September 18, 2011
Our journey into Luke's investigation of God in the flesh: Jesus, begins in an unlikely place ... prophecies regarding the birth of John the Baptizer. This story, unique to Luke's Gospel, gives us a wonderful insight into faithfulness.
Length: 51m
listen - Antipasto: Power in Prophecy
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Luke: Let the Investigation Begin
Jason Byers

September 11, 2011
Luke: The Man, The Manuscript, The Mission. This week we embark on a journey to knowing the person and heart of Jesus through the eyes of an invested investigator, Dr. Luke.
Length: 42m
listen - Luke: Let the Investigation Begin