I wish to reflect on the following questions: How well does this call correspond to the biblical call, namely to love God more than anyone else; to deny ourselves and to take up the cross; to abandon all'that ire have (Luke 14
Sophia, who has two other children, Luke 14
and Josh, 24, added: "Veterans often face problems with reintegration because they move into a completely foreign environment without the strong bonds and special identity that the military forges.
Each of the days had a theme based on the Bible stories of the Great Feast (Luke 14
: 15 - 24, on joining in) The Good Samaritan (Luke 10: 25-37, about making the right choices) the Prodigal Son (Luke 15: 11-32, about forgiveness) and the lost sheep (Luke 15: 3-7, About Caring).
Background Scripture and Lesson Focus: Luke 14
Jeremiah 2:4-13; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16; Luke 14
(18.) On this parable of an upside down banquet, sec the innumerable insights of Willi Braun, Feasting and Social Rhetoric in Luke 14
SNTS Monograph 85 (Cambridge: Cambridge University, 1995).
Those who died were his wife, Cath, 49, sons Jason, 18, Luke 14
, and daughters Sian, 16 and Bethan, 10.
and 3.-index at the front of your Bible) (4.-John 1:29 or John 9:5; Acts 3:22; John 10:11 or Hebrews 13:20; Hebrews 3:1 or Mark 1:24) (5.-Matthew 20:1-16 or Matthew 5:14-15 or Luke 13:20-21 or Luke 15:8-10 or Matthew 18:12-14; Matthew 13:45-46 or Luke 18:2-8 or Luke 18:10-14 or Luke 15:11-32; Luke 10:30-37 or Mark 4:26-29; Luke 14
:34-35 or Luke 14
:7-14 or Matthew 25:31-46 or Luke 8:5-15)
Julie Rock and sons Jamie, 15, and Luke 14
, her sister Elaine Morris, with son Oliver, 12, and nine-year-old Kate, lined the harbour at Falmouth yesterday to greet the record-breaking crew.
Sirach 10:12-18; Psalm 112; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14
Finally, the call of Jesus to his disciples (Luke 14
: 26) to separate themselves from wives as well as from brothers and sisters certainly indicates his desire that those whom he calls to be his close followers should separate themselves from the ties of marriage.
In the account of the miracle of the loaves and fishes, Jesus refuses to dismiss the hungry multitude that has followed him to a lonely and deserted place, commanding the apostles to "give them something to eat." After describing the hospitality of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10), Jesus instructs his listeners to "go and do likewise," and while at dinner in the house of a leading Pharisee (Luke 14
), he offers the following advice: "When you are having guests for lunch or supper, do not invite your friends, your brothers or other relations, or rich neighbors ...