Luke the Evangelist [a] is one of the Four Evangelists —the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
He shall never take wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even from his mother’s womb. 16 Many of the sons of Israel he will turn back to the Lord their God. 17 And he will go on before the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to their children a and the disobedient to the wisdom of...
Introduction. 1 Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled[ a] among us, 2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first were eyewitnesses and servants of the word. 3 With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an ...
Sep 19, 2023 · Gospel According to Luke, third of the four New Testament Gospels and, with Mark and Matthew, one of the three Synoptic Gospels. It is traditionally credited to St. Luke, a close associate of St. Paul the Apostle, and was written for Gentile converts.
Set in the context of full deity, the perfect humanity of Jesus is revealed in more detail than in any other gospel. Luke gives the fullest account of the birth, childhood, growth, domestic and social life of Jesus, but emphasized that He came as Savior and Redeemer.
According to Luke, the virginal conception of Jesus takes place through the holy Spirit, the power of God, and therefore Jesus has a unique relationship to Yahweh: he is Son of God. * [1:36–37] The sign given to Mary in confirmation of the angel’s announcement to her is the pregnancy of her aged relative Elizabeth.
Jul 14, 2013 · The book of Luke shows us Jesus, who came to seek and save the lost (Lk 19:10). We learn all about the God-man in whom we’ve placed our faith. We see how He lived, how He died, and how He rose again. Luke’s Gospel is written in ways that Jewish and non-Jewish people can understand and appreciate.