Eyewitness Bible: Luke
Luke is the story of the life of Jesus of Nazareth. It tells of his origin, life, teachings, ministry and miracles. It tells of his death, burial, resurrection, and ascension to heaven. Consequently, Luke may be the most informative book in the Bible.
The Luke Series is a set of narrations based on the Bible’s book of Luke. Luke said that in writing his book that he investigated everything before writing Luke. His investigation included examining written materials and talking to eyewitnesses. This series is meant to imitate some of the stories Luke might have heard, as well as explore their meaning and importance. This series is true to the Bible, but fills in story lines based on history, geography, and imagination. Think of this series as being similar to a movie based on the book of Luke.
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep1 - Theophilus and Luke
Luke writes the Gospel of Luke to Theophilus so that Theophilus would be certain of the things he has been taught. They discuss the sources of Luke‚Äôs information and the importance of understanding the miraculous nature of the birth of Jesus. The basis for this episode is Luke 1.
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep2 - Mary
Mary recalls details she told Luke concerning the births of John the Baptist and Jesus. She talks of the infancy and early childhood of Jesus and remembers his adventure in Jerusalem as a twelve-year-old. The basis for this episode is Luke 2.
Scripture References: Luke 1: 5-80, Luke 2: 1-52
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep3 - John the Baptist
John the Baptist talks of his ministry and how he prepares the way for the Messiah, baptizing Jesus and dealing with various religious groups. John then talks of the Herods, including Herod Antipas, and how Antipas has him executed. The basis for this episode is Luke 3.
Scripture References: Luk...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep4 - Satan
Satan remembers how he missed the importance of the birth of Jesus. He recounts tempting Jesus in the wilderness and how Jesus did not give in; Satan then gloats over his new strategy of harming mankind. The basis for this episode is Luke 4.
Scripture References: Luke 1: 26-38, Luke 3: 1-18, Lu...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep5 - James
James recalls the early life of Jesus and His early ministry in Capernaum, describing how Jesus cast out demons and healed many people. The basis for this episode is Luke 4.
Scripture References: Luke 4: 16-44, Matthew 4: 13-16, Matthew 8: 14-17, Mark 1: 21-39
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep6 - Matthew
Matthew tells of becoming a disciple of Jesus. He describes the difference in his gospel account and Luke‚Äôs gospel account. Matthew also tells of the teachings and healing of Jesus, the banquet Matthew gave for Jesus, and the calling of the twelve apostles. The basis for this episode in Luke 5 ...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep7 - Right Hand Man
The man with the withered hand tells how Jesus healed him in the synagogue at Capernaum. He describes some of Jesus‚Äô Sermon on the Plain, including the parable of the wise and foolish builders. The basis for this episode is Luke 6.
Scripture References: Luke 6: 6-49, Matthew 12: 9-14, Matthew ...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep8 - Centurion
The centurion of Capernaum describes the life of a centurion. He recalls how his servant was healed by Jesus, and how Jesus raised the widow‚Äôs son from the dead. He smiles when thinking of Jesus dining at the house of Simon the Pharisee. The basis for this episode is Luke 7.
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep9 - Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene tells how she met Jesus and how He healed her from demon possession. She then tells of the women who followed and supported Jesus all the way until His death and resurrection. Mary Magdalene also describes the parable of the sower, the healing of Jairus‚Äô daughter, and the healing...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep10 - James the Apostle
James the Apostle describes the sending of the twelve apostles, feeding the five thousand, and the Mount of Transfiguration. He tells of Peter confessing that Jesus is the Messiah. James tells of the healing of the demon-possessed boy and Jesus predicting his own death. The basis for this episode...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep11 - John the Apostle
John the Apostle explains the challenges of being committed to Jesus. He tells of the sending of the seventy disciples, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and the time Jesus chastised Martha. The basis for this episode is Luke 10.
Scripture References: Luke 9: 57-62, Luke 10: 1-42, Matthew 8: 19-22
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep12 - The Pharisee
A Pharisee describes Jesus‚Äô confrontations with the Pharisees. He confesses his confusion of Jesus‚Äô teachings on prayer, Jonah, greed, and hard hearts. The basis for this episode is Luke 11 and 12.
Scripture References: Luke 11: 1-54
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep13 - Martha, the Crippled Woman & a Gardener
Martha tells of the time Jesus chastised her and offers a possible ending to that story. The crippled woman describes being healed by Jesus and how that changed her perception of righteousness. The gardener tells the parable of the useless tree, the story of the narrow door, and the feast in the ...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep14 - Judas
Judas Iscariot tells of his early ministry with Jesus. He also describes dinner at the house of a Pharisee, the healing of the man with swelling, and counting the cost of being a disciple of Jesus. The basis for this episode is Luke 14.
Scripture References: Luke 14: 1-33
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep15 - Lazarus
Lazarus the Beggar describes the hopelessness of his life. He briefly tells the parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. He describes when Jesus told the story about the rich man and Lazarus the Beggar. The basis for this episode is Luke 15 and 16.
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Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep16 - Tenth Leper & Young Ruler
Simon tells of his awful life as a leper. He regales with his story of Jesus healing ten lepers, and how he returned to thank Jesus. The Young Ruler then tells his story and how he refuses to have treasure in heaven. The basis for this episode is Luke 17 and 18.
Scripture References: Luke 17: 11...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep17 - Zacchaeus
Zacchaeus describes his encounter with Jesus in Jericho. He tells of the healing of the blind man and the parable of the minas. This episode also sets the stage for Jesus going to Jerusalem for his death. The basis for this episode is Luke 18 and 19.
Scripture References: Luke 18: 35-43, Luke 19...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep18 - Andrew
Andrew describes his life as being almost an insider and almost an outsider. He tells of Jesus‚Äô triumphal entry and prophecies, as well as the widow‚Äôs two coins. The basis for this episode is Luke 19, 20 and 21.
Scripture References: Luke 19: 29-44, Luke 20: 1-26, Luke 21: 1-7, Matthew 21: 1...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep19 - Peter and Pilate
Peter tells of the Last Supper, Judas‚Äô betrayal of Jesus, and his own denial of Jesus. Pilate describes the trials of Jesus, his final decision to allow Jesus to be crucified, and Jesus‚Äô rapid death. The basis for this episode is Luke 22 and 23.
Scripture References: Luke 22: 7-62, Luke 23:...
Eyewitness Bible: Luke Ep20 - Luke
Luke tells about the resurrection of Jesus, the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, some of Jesus‚Äô actions after his resurrection, and His ascension. Finally, Luke gives a quick summary of his Gospel. The basis for this episode is Luke 24.
Scripture References: Luke 24: 1-53, Matthew 28: 1-20...