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The Promised King
Jesus might not have been the Messiah people were expecting, but he was surely the Messiah people needed. Yes, this son of a lowly carpenter could preach, heal diseases, and cast out demons. But how could he be the promised King who was to come and redeem his people from oppression?
Over the course of 10 days, read the book of Luke alongside passages and questions from Luke: Good News of Great Joy by Lydia Brownback, and see how the Gospel of Luke presents Jesus as the promised King of kings, showcasing how Jesus’s earthly ministry is good news to the downtrodden, the hurting, and the outsider.
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