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Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke

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Gospel of Luke Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory

Sometimes, there's more to the Bible than meets the eye.


Origin StoryEveryone loves a good origin story—or a bad one, for that matter—and boy does Jesus get his. It's called Christmas. Ever heard of it?Origin stories were maybe even a bigger deal bac...

The Beatitudes

What is Happiness Anyway?Happiness is what we all want, right? But there are a couple pesky little questions we have to answer: what is happiness anyway? And what do we have to have in order to obt...

The Golden Rule

The Universal Principle?"Do to others as you would have them do to you." (6:31)Sound familiar? Yeah, that's the golden rule.We've all heard something like this since our kindergarten days: "Bad boy...

A House Divided

What Do Jesus and Abraham Lincoln Have in Common?They're both vampire hunters, obviously. Oh wait, no. They both wear top hats. Shoot—not that, either.It was on June 16, 1858 that Abraham Lincoln...

The Good Samaritan

Good Samaritans on ParadeNo doubt you've met a Good Samaritan in your day. They're the ones who rescue people from burning homes, stop for a stray kitten, or pull a child out of an overturned vehic...

The Lord's Prayer

Also known as the "Our Father," the Lord's Prayer has become the quintessential Christian prayer, and it is still spoken each week in many churches across the U.S. In Luke, it reads like this:"Fath...

The Prodigal Son

The prodigal son. There's no doubt you've heard of it, but let's dig deep.The word "prodigal" is an adjective that means wasteful or spendthrift or wanton (sorry, the SAT is coming up). Luke doesn'...
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