10 Sermons: The Gospel of Luke

The Aim of Dr Luke

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:1-4

by John Piper

It is important to try to persuade people, like Luke in his Gospel, of the truth of Christianity.

How Not to Talk to an Angel

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:5-25

by John Piper

It is not wrong to want evidence for our faith. Belief is not groundless. But there is an evil in demanding signs beyond what a humble and open heart would require.

The Virgin Birth of the Son of God

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:26-38

by John Piper

You may have never heard of Nazareth, and this young girl may be poor and obscure, but don't judge by merely human outward appearances. Her son is going to be great.

Meditation on the Magnificat

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 1:46-55

by John Piper

God is about to change the course of all human history; the most important three decades in all of time are about to begin. And where is God? Occupying himself with two obscure, humble women—one old and barren, one young and virginal.

Jesus Is the Horn of Salvation

Luke 1:67-79

by John Piper

There is a deadly disease and an awesome enemy. And every one of us will die from this disease and be devoured by that enemy if there is no horn of salvation for us.

A Big God for Little People

Seven Christmas Eve Meditations

Luke 2:1-20

by John Piper

All the mammoth political forces and all the giant industrial complexes, without their even knowing it, are being guided by God, not for their own sake but for the sake of God's little people—the little Mary and the little Joseph who have to be got from Nazareth to Bethlehem.

Simeon's Farewell to the World

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 2:21-40

by John Piper

Jesus' birth brought a new era in the history of redemption, but one that is still in complete harmony with the old.

The Son of God at 12 Years Old

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 2:41-52

by John Piper

I feel tremendously challenged by the example of Jesus to strive for increased wisdom and understanding of Scripture.

John the Baptist and the Brood of Vipers

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 3:1-9

by John Piper

Don't trust in the kind of tree you are. If there is no fruit that accords with repentance, you will be destroyed.

What Is the Fruit That Befits Repentance?

Sunday Evening Message

Luke 3:10-20

by John Piper

You can tell where a man's heart is resting by the way he handles his money and by the attitude he has toward his possessions.