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The Gospel of Luke: Christ, the Son of Man



DO YOU WONDER at times what life is all about? Do you wonder how the events described in the Gospels relate to God's eternal plan for you? Theophilus wondered that too, it seems. He had heard all the rumors and stories about Christ. He probably wondered what things were true, and if God was the one bringing them to pass. Was Jesus the Messiah promised for hundreds and ...

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DO YOU WONDER at times what life is all about? Do you wonder how the events described in the Gospels relate to God's eternal plan for you? Theophilus wondered that too, it seems. He had heard all the rumors and stories about Christ. He probably wondered what things were true, and if God was the one bringing them to pass. Was Jesus the Messiah promised for hundreds and thousands of years, and what did that mean to Him personally?

Luke wrote his Gospel and Acts to give answers to these questions. He sought out eyewitness and collected documents, gathering whatever information was available. Then, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, he told the story of the Son of Man. Like shows that Christ is not only the promised Messiah, but also that He is the Savior of the whole world. Throughout his Gospel, Luke declares to us all, God really came in the flesh to save mankind! From prophecies f the Old Testament and the details of the life of Christ, Luke lays out the eternal plan of Almighty God. The trials of Christ, His compassion for His friends, the triumphs and failures of His followers, the miracles, the critics, the Lord's grief in Gethsemane, the events of the cross, and the discussions on the road to Emmaus...each one has a place. They are all part of God's perfect plan.

So, what is God's purpose for you? it's for you to reach the pinnacle of human life and existence. it's for you to love, worship, and enjoy God, and then to share Him with others. Like the weaving of a beautiful rug. God is working out his plan  for mankind. All the threads together create an image of the fulness of God, as see in the person of His dear Son.

Couch's commentary on the gospel of Luke will help you recognize God's love and care for you in a new and exciting way. How aware are you of the way He is weaving the events of your life into His eternal plan? Look into this gospel of Luke and increase your awareness of the marvelous things God did just for you.

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MAL COUCH is founder and former president of Tyndale Theological Seminary and Biblical Institute in Ft.Worth,Texas. Dr Couch previously taught at Philadelphia College of the Bible, Moody Bible Institute, and Dallas Theological Seminary. He made twenty-three trips to Israel and the Middle East with tours, research trips, and for the purpose of producing documentary films, about that region of the world. His works include: The Hope of Christ's return; A Premillennial Commentary on a 1 and 2 Thessalonians, A Bible Handbook to revelation, and the award wining Dictionary of Premillennial Theology. At present, Dr. Couch works with Scofield Ministries and serves as a local pastor in Clifton, Texas.

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Table of Contents


                  Background of Luke                                                             1

I. Purpose for Writing

   1. Greetings to Theophilus                                                                 11

       Luke 1:1-4

II Revelation of the Son of God

   2. Announcements of the Coming of John the Baptist                       17

       Luke 1:5-25

   3. Announcements of the Birth of the Son of Man                               23

      Luke 1:26-56

  4. Birth of John The Baptist                                                                 33

      Luke 1:57-80

 5. Birth of the Son of Man                                                                    39

     Luke 2:1-20

6. Presentation of Jesus in the Temple                                                 47

    Luke 2:21-38

7. Early Years of Jesus                                                                          53

    Luke 2:39-52

8. Baptism and Beginning Ministry of the Son of Man                             57

   Luke 3:1-22

9. Genealogy of the Son of Man                                                            65

   Luke 3:23-38

10.Temptations of the Son of Man                                                         71

    Luke 4:1-13


III Early Ministry and Miracles of the Son of Man

11.Teaching in the Synagogues                                                              79

    Luke 4:14-30

12.Healing Miracles of the Son of Man                                                    83

    Luke 4:31- 6:11

13.Call of the Disciples and the Great Sermon by  the Lake                   97

    Luke 6:12-49

14.Continuation of Miracles and Healings                                              107

   Luke 7:1  -  9:50


IV Beginning of the Rejection of the Son of Man

 15.Samaritans Reject the Son of Man                                                   129

    Luke 9:51-62

16.Sending Forth of the Seventy Disciples                                             133

    Luke 10:1-24

17.The Lawyer's Question                                                                       137

   Luke 10:25-42

18.Teaching on Prayer                                                                             143

   Luke 11:1-13

19.Growing Rejection by the Jews                                                           147

   Luke 11:14-54

20.Great teaching Ministry of the Son of Man                                          155

   Luke 12:1  19:27

V Final Days of the Ministry of the Son of Man

21.Authority of the Son of Man Revealed                                                 187

   Luke 19:28  21:4

22.Final Discourse about Coming Judgment                                             197

    Luke 21:5-38

23.Final Hours with the Disciples                                                               205

    Luke 22:1-46

24.Arrest and trials of the Son of Man                                                        213

    Luke 22:47 -  23:25

25.Crucifixion and Burial of the Son of Man                                                221

    Luke 23:26-56


VI Resurrection and Ascension of the Son of Man

26.Triumph over death by the Son of Man                                                   229

  Luke 24:1-12

27.Appearances to the Disciples and the Ascension of the Son of Man      233

  Luke 24:13-53


   Bibliography                                                                                               241

   Notes                                                                                                         243



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