The Holy Spirit empowers Jesus but also all of His followers for many other kinds of ministries too. The infancy narratives are filled with joyful hymns or poetic prose.
Throughout these chapters, Jesus displayed many powers that validated His authority given to Him by God, including the authority to forgive sins Luke, the authority to know our thoughts Lukethe authority to heal people Lukethe authority to bring peace to people Lukeand the authority over nature by calming a storm Luke The gospels of MatthewMark and Luke share so much in common that they are called the Synopticsas they frequently cover the same events in similar and sometimes identical language.
And the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus vindicates the neglected, presumably pious poor man since his name means God helps at the expense of the rich, but obviously godless, unnamed dweller and feaster in luxury, who recognizes at the end that his family has not repented or become right with God.
Kimball The Annunciation, by John Scott. The Gospel of Luke is specifically addressed to an individual named Theophilus and is focused on the complete story and history of Jesus Christ from His birth and ministry to His crucifixion and resurrection.
For example, Pharisees invite Jesus to their homes chapters 7 and The most noteworthy and distinctive subsection of Luke's gospel proceeds from to at leastin which we read that Jesus, at the outset of this segment, sets His face to go to Jerusalem.
While it is certainly a historical fact that there was no single day or month or year before or after Jesus' death and resurrection when His followers all realized that the sacrificial system of the temple, and therefore the entire Mosaic law, could no longer be obeyed in unchanged fashion and therefore no longer need be so followed.
This section also describes many lessons and teachings of Jesus that are principles for living according to God's way of life.
Only Luke has the poetic statements, possibly even hymnic outbursts, by Mary and Zechariah in the opening chapters in the infancy narratives of Luke 1 and 2.