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Luke’s drama would have made for some provocative reading in its day. That’s because Luke had a habit of highlighting Jesus's interactions with those at the bottom of the first-century social ladder. Why do these figures play such a key role in the story? Watch today’s video to find out.

Today we'll read pages 33-42 from Luke-Acts.  

Read until “…and kill them in front of me.”

Quick Tip: Be sure to read for distance, not necessarily detail. Don't pause to ponder every nuance. Instead, focus on the big picture... and keep going! 

Happy reading,

The Make and Deepen Disciples Team

Covenant Connection: We Read the Bible Faithfully

Taken from the Covenant resource, “Exploring God’s Word” written by Nancy Gordon and adapted by Steve Burger.

Covenant people read the Bible faithfully in keeping with its character and its concerns. Since it is the word of God, a faithful reading is a prayerful ready. We come to the text asking that God’s Spirit will instruct us and transform us. Central to the formation of the Covenant Church is the pietistic concern for encounter with God. As stated in the final report of the Covenant Committee on Freedom and Theology in 1963, “To read it (the Bible) to find it an altar where one meets the living God.”

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