Category Archives: Luke

Wednesday’s Word to the Free: Merry Christmas!

 Jesus stood up in the synagogue and read from the scroll of the prophet, Isaiah, which had been handed to him: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: To Heal or Not to Heal

Jesus had a way of looking at things differently than anyone else, and it made the legal authorities of the day very nervous and even angry! Sometimes, even the “good” choice isn’t so easy to make–people don’t understand, or they … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Calling all Sinners! The Doctor’s In

Jesus, in Luke 5:27-31, tells his grumblers who he came for: Thanks to http://www.thebricktestament.com for the picture! For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between Genesis, Luke and Psalms. Occasionally, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Who, Indeed?

“Who can forgive sins but God alone?” a Pharisee thought to himself one day while watching Jesus work. I wonder if he ever figured out how prophetic that was! Listen to two short stories of healing from Luke 5:12-26: For … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Jesus Catches Fish–for a Start

Jesus catches something–or someone–besides the fish this time! For friends new to this blog, “Wednesday’s Word” is a weekly Bible audio clip that rotates between Genesis, Luke and Psalms. Occasionally, I post “Wednesday’s Word to the Wise,” a short Bible … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Crooked Roads

Guest reader, Kirsten, reads Luke 3:1-6 today. John the Baptist prepares the way for Jesus. Thanks, Kirsten! https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/luke-3-making-paths-straight

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Wednesday’s Word: The Infant Jesus Creates a Stir

First Shepherds, then Wise men, now this! Jesus is destined to create quite a commotion wherever he goes. In this story from Luke 2:21-40, Jesus makes his first trip to the temple in Jerusalem. https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/jesus-is-presented-in-the

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Wednesday’s Word: The Birth of John the Baptist

Today, Sonja is reading Luke 1:57-66, about the birth of a special baby born to two people who thought they would never have a child. https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/birth-of-john-the-Baptist See http://www.DonutMan.com for a full-size coloring sheet to print out! Old Testament Trivia Question: … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Luke 1:39-50 Mary Visits her Cousin Elizabeth

When Mary finds out she’s pregnant, she takes a little trip. Why do you think she goes to her cousin’s house? Do you remember what’s special about this particular cousin? https://soundcloud.com/sonjas-bible-stories/luke-1-mary-visits-elizabeth Who would you visit if something unbelievable happened to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: Luke 1:26-38

What would you say if a teenage girl you know told you that this was her story and she was sticking to it? Guest reader Stephanie tells the story of Jesus’ birth as foretold by the angel, Gabriel src=”https://sonjaandersonbooks.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/2b67b-angel-tells-mary.jpg” />

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