Daily Devotion Text

January 26, 2018

Luke 2018-01-26

By carmenhsu In Devotion Text, Luke with Comments Off on Luke 2018-01-26
  • Journal
  • Bible Text

    Luke 9:1–9 (ESV)

    1 And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. 3 And he said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not have two tunics. 4 And whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart.  5 And wherever they do not receive you, when you leave that town shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them.” 6 And they departed and went through the villages, preaching the gospel and healing everywhere.

    7 Now Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was perplexed, because it was said by some that John had been raised from the dead, 8 by some that Elijah had appeared, and by others that one of the prophets of old had risen. 9 Herod said, “John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?” And he sought to see him.

  • Reflection Questions

    Luke 9:1-9

    • Who are the people in my life to whom I need to be sent in order to preach and heal?
    • How might the disciples have felt when Jesus told them to take nothing for their journey, including no food, money, or extra clothes? 
    • Why do you think the disciples were told to “stay” in one house until they leave that town? 
    • Who are the people that God is asking me to “stay” with?



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