Summarize what you read in one paragraph:
Luke 19 starts off with Zacchaeus, the tax collector, trying to see Jesus by climbing a tree. Jesus stays at the sinners house and Zacchaeus repents by giving up half his possessions. Jesus then rides a donkey down the mount of olives and the whole crowd praises God. Jesus weeps for Jerusalem. In Luke 20, Jesus is teaching in the temple and continues to be questioned on His authority and the resurrection. In Luke 21, The widow gives two coins out of her poverty and Jesus reminds the people that the temple will be destroyed. Jesus talks about the end of the age and warns the people to be on their guard and to be alert at all times.
What is one key verse?
“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.” Luke 21: 33
How does what you read change your vision of God?
Jesus repeatedly states his authority, like in the scripture above, but this authority is shown through his humility and love of the people around him. He stays with sinners, like Zaccheus the tax collector. He rides a donkey into town. He cries for Jerusalem. He praises the poor widow who gave all she had. And he continues to warn his followers to be alert and to not be caught up in the worries of life.
How does what you read change your vision of yourself or others?
I want to be a leader of my faith like Jesus. Loving the sinners around me, diligently repenting, having empathy for the lost and giving all I have so I don’t store up treasure that will just pass away.
How will you Go With God because of this reading? (What is an action step?)
Be on my guard so that my mind is not dulled from the worries of life by reading my bible and praying for strength to endure this life.