Angels, dreams, stars, prophets and Jesus

The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’” (Luke 4:4 NIV) This first temptation of Jesus by Satan immediately raises the question, “if not bread alone, then what else?” Matthew’s account gives the answer, … Continue reading Angels, dreams, stars, prophets and Jesus

Luke introduces the main protagonist: Jesus

Luke was a doctor. He had possibly been a slave, the family physician of a wealthy family, but he was educated in the Greek medical tradition. At some stage in his life he met Paul and the focus of his life changed, becoming the traveling physician of Paul's missionary band. It may have been that … Continue reading Luke introduces the main protagonist: Jesus