Moving with the Kingdom

Friday, August 16, 2013
Luke 17

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Jesus continues the journey to Jerusalem. The passage can be divided into seven sections—six teachings and a healing. Plan the “journey” of your day to have seven pauses in it. There are teachings of only two verses long concerning: 1] Scandal (1-2), 2] Forgiveness (3-4), 3] Faith (5-6), 4] Duty (7-10); then comes 5] The Healing of Ten Lepers (11-19), 6] two verses about The Kingdom (20-21) and 7] The Last Days (22-37).

The kingdom of God moves through the hours of the day. In order to access this movement in ways that touch your awareness, there needs to be a blend of your outer life with the Word of God at your depths. A union of outer and inner will come when you pause to find the connection between these seven Words from the Lord, and the events of your day.

The Reading for Today
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Always ready to forgive v. 4
Faith the size of mustard seed v. 5
“Go: your faith has made you well.” v. 19
Losing life and keeping it v. 33

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