Saving Your Life

Saving Your Life

CONSIDER THIS: if you were suffering with a life-threatening illness and you were offered a medicine which was a known cure—would you not take it? The Bible offers a cure that will save your life. And more than that, this cure can give you eternal life. How can this be, you might ask? Let’s look at how the Bible, the Word of God, promises eternal life in a perfect world. To do this we must examine a few passages to see what this entails. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he

Luke

Luke

LUKE WAS A DOCTOR (Colossians 4:14). As well as his Gospel he wrote the Acts of the Apostles. He records names, places and events with meticulous care, showing Jesus as both Son of God and Son of man. His birth in Bethlehem was announced by the angels as ‘good news of great joy’ to all (Luke 2:10). Jesus was also proclaimed by the angel Gabriel as the heir to the throne in Jerusalem where David once ruled (1:32–33). He will bring peace among men (2:14). But before he takes his throne Jesus had to become a Saviour from sin. Luke portrays Jesus as a man of prayer and records how he ‘set his face to go to Jerusalem’ where he was to die (9:51; 17:11; 19:28, 37, 41, 45). Jesus foretold that the temple and the city of Jerusalem would be overthrown, which happened in 70 ad—yet he will return