Table of Contents
page 7Chapter 1 (Luke 1-4)
page 9Introducing Jesus, and the gospel of the Kingdom of God.
-He has Brought Down the Mighty From Their Thrones, andExalted Those of Lowly Estate-Good News of Great Joy for All People Everywhere-Every valley filled, every mountain made low, all flesh seesthe salvation of the Lord-The Themes of Luke and Acts-
Jesus’ defines his own minist
ry: Good News to the Poor.Liberty to Captives. Freedom for the Oppressed. Sight For the Blind.
Chapter 2 (Luke 6, 12-13, 17)
page 23Jesus Teaches Radical Resistance
- The Sermon on the Plain- Practical, Non-Violent Resistance- Patience, Anxiety, and Resistance - Living Free and withoutFear in a Contrary World- Overgrow the Government - The Coming Living Kingdomof God- The Kingdom of God, Condemnation, and Judgment- The Kingdom Now and the Kingdom to Come
Chapter 3 (Luke 19-22, 24)
page 41Jesus Demonstrates Radical Resistance
- The Journey from Galilee to Jerusalem- Jesus and his Followers Occupy the Temple-
Jesus’ Authority to Organize the Demonstration is
Challenged- Jesus Returns the Challenges- Warning against the Religious Elite