Join us as We discover the Real Jesus Through the Gospel of Luke

See below for the 5-day plan and weekly listing of scriptures to help you better learn God’s word. If you would like additional resources to study Luke, continue on to the "additional study resources" section.

Day 1:
• Read entire passage, highlighting key thoughts and words as you go
• Pray

Day 2:
• Read the key passage and summarize it in your own words
• Pray

Day 3:
• Read the key passage and answer “How does the key passage help me better understand the Real Jesus?”
• Pray

Day 4:
• Read the key passage and answer “What is Jesus saying to me in this passage about trusting, obeying, yielding, etc.?”
• Pray

Day 5:
• Read the key passage and answer “Based on this passage, what is my next right step(s) in following Jesus?
• Pray

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The Real Jesus: Backstory

January 9 - Jesus Was His Father's Son
  • Entire Passage: Luke 2:21-52
  • Key Passage: Luke 2:41-52
January 16 - Jesus Had an Advance Man
  • Entire Passage: Luke 3:1-20
  • Key Passage: Luke 3:3-6
January 23 - Jesus Knew Who He Was
  • Entire Passage: Luke 3:21-23; 4:1-13
  • Key Passage: Luke 4:1-13
January 30 - Jesus Knew Why He Came
  • Entire Passage: Luke 4:14-30
  • Key Passage: Luke 4:14-21

The Real Jesus: Popularity

February 6 - Jesus Healed The Sick
  • Entire Passage: Luke 4:31-44; 5:12-26
  • Key Passage: Luke 5:12-16
February 13 - Jesus Chooses Ordinary People to Follow Him
  • Entire Passage: Luke 5:1-11; 27-31; 6:12-16; 8:1-3
  • Key Passage: Luke 5:1-11, 27-31
February 20 - Jesus Prioritizes People Over Principles
  • Entire Passage: Luke 5:33-39; 6:1-11
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:1-11
February 27 - Jesus Teaches Us How to Live a Blessed Life
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:17-26
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:20-26
March 6 - Jesus Teaches Us How to Love Our Enemies
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:27-36
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:27-36
March 13 - Jesus Teaches Us We Get What We Give
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:37-42
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:37-42
March 20 - Jesus Teaches Us The Wisdom of Obedience
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:43-49
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:43-49
March 27 - Jesus Shows Compassion to the Hurting
  • Entire Passage: Luke 7:1-50
  • Key Passage: Luke 7:1-10
April 3 - Jesus Teaches Us How the Gospel Works
  • Entire Passage: Luke 8:4-21
  • Key Passage: Luke 8:4-15
April 10 - Jesus Can Do the Impossible
  • Entire Passage: Luke 8:22-56; 9:10-17
  • Key Passage: Luke 8:22-25
April 17 - Jesus Knew Death Would Not be the Last Word
  • Entire Passage: Luke 9:18-36
  • Key Passage: Luke 9:18-26

The Real Jesus: Opposition

April 24 - Jesus Took Unpopular Stands
  • Entire Passage: Luke 9:46-50, 9:57-62, 10:1-24
  • Key Passage: Luke 9:57-62
May 1 - Jesus Accepted the Unacceptable
  • Entire Passage: Luke 10:25-42
  • Key Passage: Luke 10:38-42
May 8 - Jesus Made God Approachable
  • Entire Passage: Luke 11:1-13; 18:1-8
  • Key Passage: Luke 11:5-13
May 15 - Jesus Called Out Religious Hypocrisy
  • Entire Passage: Luke 11:14-28, 37-53
  • Key Passage Luke 11:37-46
May 22 - Jesus Talked Too Much About Money (Part 1)
  • Entire Passage: Luke 12:13-21
  • Key Passage: Luke 12:13-21
May 29 - Jesus Talked Too Much About Money (Part 1)
  • Entire Passage: Luke 18:8-30
  • Key Passage: Luke 18:18-30
June 5 - Jesus Invited Everyone Into the Kingdom
  • Entire Passage: Luke 13:31-35, 14:15-24
  • Key Passage: Luke 14:15-24
June 12 - Jesus Revealed the High Cost of Discipleship
  • Entire Passage: Luke 14:25-35
  • Key Passage: Luke 14:25-35
June 19 - Jesus Showed God Welcomes Those Who Are Lost
  • Entire Passage: Luke 15: 1-24
  • Key Passage: Luke 15:1-10
June 26 - Jesus Showed God Welcomes Those Who Think They're Found
  • Entire Passage: Luke 15:25-32
  • Key Passage: Luke 15:11-32
July 3 - Jesus Loved the Unlovely
  • Entire Passage: Luke 17:11-19, 18:9-17, 35-42, 19:1-10
  • Key Passage: Luke 19:1-10
July 10 - Jesus Assumed Too Much Authority
  • Entire Passage: Luke 19:28-20:8
  • Key Passage: Luke 19:28-40
July 17 - Jesus Called Out His Critics
  • Entire Passage: Luke 20:9-19, 13:34-35
  • Key Passage: Luke 20:9-19
July 24 - Jesus Outfoxed His Enemies
  • Entire Passage: Luke 20:20-40
  • Key Passage: Luke 20:20-26
July 31 - Jesus Flipped the Script on Generosity
  • Entire Passage: Luke 21:1-4
  • Key Passage: Luke 21:1-4

The Real Jesus: The End of the Beginning

August 21 - Jesus Shared a Final Meal
  • Entire Passage: Luke 22:7-38
  • Key Passage: Luke 22:14-23
August 28 - Jesus Surrendered His Will to God
  • Entire Passage: Luke 22:39-46
  • Key Passage: Luke 22:39-46
September 4 - Jesus Was Betrayed
  • Entire Passage: Luke 22:1-6, 47-53
  • Key Passage: Luke 22:47-53
September 18 - Jesus Was Abandoned
  • Entire Passage: Luke 22:54-62
  • Key Passage: Luke 22:54-62
September 25 - Jesus Was Silent Before His Accusers
  • Entire Passage: Luke 22:63-65 & 22:66-23:25
  • Key Passage: Luke 23:13-25
October 2 - Jesus Was Executed as a Criminal
  • Entire Passage: Luke 23:26-43
  • Key Passage: Luke 23:26-43
October 9 - Jesus Died and Was Buried
  • Entire Passage: Luke 23:44-56
  • Key Passage: Luke 23:44-56

The Real Jesus: A New Beginning

October 16 - Jesus Offers Us New Life
  • Entire Passage: Luke 24:1-12
  • Key Passage: Luke 24:1-12
October 23 - Jesus Brings Us New Hope
  • Entire Passage: Luke 24:13-35
  • Key Passage: Luke 24:13-35
October 30 - Jesus Gives Us New Purpose
  • Entire Passage: Luke 24:36-53
  • Key Passage: Luke 24:36-53

MCKINNEY CAMPUS

January 9 - Jesus Was a Miracle Baby
  • Luke 1:26-56

The Real Jesus: Backstory

January 16 - Jesus Was His Father's Son
  • Entire Passage: Luke 2:21-52
  • Key Passage: Luke 2:41-52
January 23 - Jesus Had an Advance Man
  • Entire Passage: Luke 3:1-20
  • Key Passage: Luke 3:3-6
January 30 - Jesus Knew Who He Was
  • Entire Passage: Luke 3:21-23; 4:1-13
  • Key Passage: Luke 4:1-13
February 6 - Jesus Knew Why He Came
  • Entire Passage: Luke 4:14-30
  • Key Passage: Luke 4:14-21

The Real Jesus: Popularity

February 13 - Jesus Healed The Sick
  • Entire Passage: Luke 4:31-44; 5:12-26
  • Key Passage: Luke 5:12-16
February 20 - Jesus Chooses Ordinary People to Follow Him
  • Entire Passage: Luke 5:1-11; 27-31; 6:12-16; 8:1-3
  • Key Passage: Luke 5:1-11, 27-31
February 27 - Jesus Prioritizes People Over Principles
  • Entire Passage: Luke 5:33-39; 6:1-11
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:1-11
March 6 - Jesus Teaches Us How to Live a Blessed Life
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:17-26
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:20-26
March 13 - Jesus Teaches Us How to Love Our Enemies
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:27-36
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:27-36
March 20 - Jesus Teaches Us We Get What We Give
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:37-42
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:37-42
March 27 - Jesus Teaches Us The Wisdom of Obedience
  • Entire Passage: Luke 6:43-49
  • Key Passage: Luke 6:43-49
April 3 - Jesus Shows Compassion to the Hurting
  • Entire Passage: Luke 7:1-50
  • Key Passage: Luke 7:1-10
April 10 - Jesus Teaches Us How the Gospel Works
  • Entire Passage: Luke 8:4-21
  • Key Passage: Luke 8:4-15
April 17 - Jesus Knew Death Would Not be the Last Word
  • Entire Passage: Luke 9:18-36
  • Key Passage: Luke 9:18-26

ADDITIONAL STUDY RESOURCES

Right Now Media - Sign up for a free account or access your existing account to view the "Additional Luke Studies"  channel under the Preston Trail tab.
  • Luke: Eyewitness
    • Narrated events in the life of Jesus from “those who were there”
  • Luke: Bible Experiment (Joe Boyd)
  • How to Read Scripture: Luke Part 1 and Part 2 (Tim Mackie)
  • Luke: Gospel of Reassurance (Michael Card)
  • Lessons from the Land - The Gospels
    • On location in Israel
Commentaries:
  • Barclay and McGrath - The Gospel of Luke (The New Daily Study Bible)
  • Levine and Witherington III - The Gospel of Luke (New Cambridge Bible Commentary)
  • Stuart and Fee - How to Read the Bible Book by Book
  • Wright - Luke for Everyone (The New Testament for Everyone)