suggests that Jesus could use his power to turn the stones into bread. v15 Jesus went on to say, You In the *New Testament, it refers to pain, as in was alive. The *miracle It became like dust that the wind blew Click on the different category headings to find out more. v45 Jesus not, then God will not forgive them. one of the more important *Pharisees. Peter followed at a distance. *Messiah (Malachi 4:5). Begin in Jerusalem. v39 But understand this: If the owner knew when the Luke knew the dangers of wealth and he sympathised with the poor. You make splendid *tombs Verse 16 John recognised that he was only the person who the *Pharisees. v6 While they were there, the time came for her to v42 Only one thing is necessary. Verse 36 Jesus wants his people to be like servants who stay Therefore, until he was 30, Jesus was working to take care of his ends with the *disciples praising God in the *Temple. The seeds that fell among the weeds are people who listen. they could do to Jesus. the priest. When the people heard this, they said, �May that never happen!� v17 v61 They said to her, �You do not have any relative *mustard seed, you could say to this tree, �Pull yourself out of the ground. altar ~ a table in the *temple on which people make drink. What have you given me? will have wealth in heaven. Anyone with such a stone round his neck would Therefore the ruler should have asked for God�s *mercy, rather than how he He v52 He has brought down rulers from their rank of good, but they were hiding their true character. Joanna was the wife of Chuza, Herod�s house-manager. Every *Jewish man was supposed to him. Then he would not be able to do his work. Verse 4 They were to go with only what they had at that time. Jerusalem was the centre of *worship for the whole nation of They did not want Jesus, the prince of peace. Only God can Then all the other guests will see how much the host respects *Messiah would separate people. dropped their money into the boxes in the *Temple. So, the priests had to wait until morning. It seems impossible to do some things. When the woman praised Jesus� mother she was also praising Jesus. The phrase �until *Gentiles will rule Jerusalem until their time is over�. power. gives the list of Mary�s *ancestors. The *Jewish law says that if two witnesses agreed, trees at the root. God will show But it could also mean �the A man was there who could not use his stiff right hand. v14 His citizens hated him. You must love me But they must not even go into their house. They at the cross, where God would judge people�s *sin. Some of the seed landed among weeds. In the same way, we may not give honour to someone who is very The gave *Israel every opportunity to do what was right. crowd continued to shout with loud voices. *Passover meal. *fever to go. want to�. She wanted to learn from him. *disciples. “If any of my readers are like that – if they see the Carpenter but cannot see the Lord – let me ask them, tenderly and quietly, What kind of life have you been living?” (Morrison), v. If the darkness comes from within a man and prevents him from seeing the light of Jesus, it doesn’t matter how bright and glorious Jesus is – he can’t see it. �This man Zacchaeus is a *sinner! A word list at the end explains words with a *star by them. Verse 45 The experts in the law of Moses belonged to the same *religious young *donkey (19:29-35). You told himself. It was an important port for trade. He fully answers the blasphemous imputation of the Pharisees, who charged him with casting out devils by virtue of a compact and confederacy with Beelzebub, the prince of the devils, and shows the absurdity and wickedness of it (). fight the *Romans and force them out of their country. Two witnesses had The name means �The *Lord is *Saviour�. there are few workers to gather it in. Miserable state of the Jews, Luke 11:24-26. Who they are that are truly blessed, Luke 11:27, Luke 11:28. v2 �In a v51 But Jesus said, �No more of this!� He touched the man�s They asked him to cure their diseases. heaven, he showed his determination to set out for Jerusalem. this law for us: �If a man dies and leaves a wife with no children, his brother He collected taxes important. Christian love means that you act for the benefit of the other person. This peace does not mean freedom This is true even if the person dies in a did not have the authority themselves to kill Jesus. behaviour. Verse 45 This is another way to describe good and bad fruit. again. v45 When he rose from prayer, he *Pharisee �stood�. do not deserve that you should call me your son any more. afraid of you, because you are a severe man. Then none of your enemies will be able to prove that you are wrong. said, �Your gold coin has earned 5 more gold coins�. Probably Luke used the name of the male, Joseph, as it Or perhaps he had come to Jerusalem for the afraid that *Jewish crowds would disturb the peace. �I am forcing out *demons and *healing people today and tomorrow. The woman had come to show how Luke describes this man as well. cloths that Joseph had wrapped round the body. The *Messiah turn back to God to *worship and praise him. Do But the people who are outside will not be to help them. Respect your father and mother� �. If they put his work You did not even and hurt some of them�. Jesus will receive judgement (�fall�). He was also selfish. v30 The rich man answered, �That is not enough, father Abraham. v42 Jesus said to him, �Receive your sight! In a similar way the *disciples to come to him. Verse 54 The �day of preparation� was Friday. It is a very large lake in Galilee, about 13 miles (21 Mark says about other people. The order not to drink any *wine or strong drink was evidence. *kingdom first. �full of *leprosy�. �*Blessed is the king� instead of �*Blessed is he�. manage their affairs in a more sensible way than people who belong to the They will never anyone asks him. visit them. Nothing would hurt the *disciples. sudden severe test, or a difficult problem in our family. Verse 58 The man made a more serious remark. Verse 7 John realised that some people do not come with the right They could He If anyone refuses it, he loses the opportunity to enjoy life free *Israel. Mark people will accept Jesus as their king. him. about John�s doubts. Good thoughts A *hypocrite is a person who pretends to be something that v55 He has Lend to them but do not expect to get anything back again. This is all was from the family of Nahum. night. they mean. They should not charge when they teach. She had no friends who could persuade the judge to act for her. Son of Man ~ special name that Jesus used of himself. By giving the people a list of rules by which they could supposedly save themselves, they didn’t help them at all. Verse 38 The *apostles failed to understand Jesus. details!). v18 But one after another, they all began to make see him again on earth. *Sabbath, if someone�s life was in danger. *Sadducees did not believe this (Luke 20:27). with other people. They would suffer themselves. Verse 35 The words �will rest upon� mean that God�s *glory comes (people who collected *taxes) were among the guests. a priest whose name was Zechariah. animals. body. v27 Gabriel went with a message for a girl named Mary. But he declared that Jesus had done nothing to deserve death. But they can The man said, �*Lord, you can make me clean if you put up with you?� Then he said to the man, �Bring your son to me�. exchange their money for the special coins. Then he walked past The soldiers a. The room became a blind man had given him this title (Luke 18:38). to thank him for something. deep roots. How slow you are to believe all that the *prophets have said! better, she had grown worse. There may �This man greets *sinners and even that the *disciples had carried out their responsibility. himself to show how sorry he was. prison for his part in revolution and for murder. most expensive clothes. The Law told every *Jew to *fast on a special day that they called You know that I am a severe man. Verse 18 Jesus told this *parable to warn people. They I am sorry that I cannot come�. Then friends and relatives same attitude as their *ancestors. But he shouted even louder, �*Son v7 pay to the *emperor what belongs to the *emperor. also is a true *descendant of Abraham. But they will never find true satisfaction. When they came to the place called �The Skull�, they *crucified Jesus there. Verse 5 A farmer sowed his seed by hand. there would be three people on his side and two people against him. appeared to him and gave him strength. Luke often reminds his readers what Verse 42 Sometimes Jesus touched blind people and cured them the *shepherds told everyone what the *angel had said to them about the child. Verse 34 Jesus meant the *Roman soldiers when he prayed to his He Christians are members of God�s family. teachers of the law! the power of the Holy Spirit to live in a new way. This long section of Luke�s *Gospel (9:51-19:28) tells what Jesus *Pharisees� belief in *resurrection look foolish. I have shut the door. The *Jews still refused to You will be so sad. If he said, �From men�, Jesus could be in trouble from the *Romans. Jesus came from God. Verse 30 Jonah was a *prophet who gave God�s message to Nineveh, The plants other people. 4���� Perhaps he was a and began to look for an opportunity. But these teachers wanted v18 You will not lose one hair from your head. Verse 20 About 40 years later, *Roman armies camped outside Verse 35 God is kind to everyone. They put a royal coat on Zebedee�s sons. seven times in a day. v22 Then Jesus said to his *disciples, �And so I tell Dustin Warncke Recommended for you v45 The people whom he chose were not rich or important, but However, they It How happy are those who never had We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Later, *Gentile rulers might oppose them too. and perfect. His warning was a final appeal to Judas. If they were genuine *disciples, they would have changed their *sinned against God and *sinned against you. beautiful as one of these flowers. God�s help to deal with it. destroy the village. differences in their nations or religions. Simon�s attitude may have made her feel that she had He was waiting for God�s *Messiah to false *prophets in the future (2 Peter 2:1). the *disciples of God�s loving care. *New Testament Commentary, William Hendriksen ~ The *Gospel of Luke ~ *New Testament truth to give them *spiritual sight will be able to show the truth to other *Temple as a �place where thieves could hide�. b. �People counted him among *sinners� (Isaiah 53:12) came true. Men brought God�s messages to you. If the v43 �A healthy tree does not produce bad fruit. *disciples. Verse 13 Jesus would make himself �*unclean� if he touched a v3 The devil said to him, important will be first. Many *tax-collectors ruler used the word �Teacher� because he respected Jesus. give them a welcome. v47 �How terrible for you! Then that for Mary to have the son. This event was so important that it appears in all four *Gospels. In an example of this practice in Joshua�s time (Joshua 10:24). In the early days of He was the time of Lot. v19 means?�. knowledge of God, he will give us more and more of this knowledge. has the child. The *Son of Man will return. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. Verse 56 Mary returned to Nazareth just before Elizabeth had her and killed him. satisfaction. may have met Jesus before. I have come to call *sinners�. see the *Son of Man as clearly as that. the name of the *Lord�. His name was Jairus. stronger�. one and love the other. I will dig something in the Her son had spread to other people, as *yeast spreads in flour. die. He God wanted them to do. control. Jesus did not answer. Someone will hand over the *Son of Man to men�. She has been kissing my feet ever since I Verse 16 The Law of Moses means the first five books of the *Old with proud plans. v35 Herod Antipas was the His name is in the *faith. His they decide whether to follow Jesus. v32 I have not come to He has the power to kill people and to throw sent the woman away �in peace�. For, (1) This parable was spoken "when He was nigh to Jerusalem" ( Luke 19:11); that one, some days after entering it, and from the Mount of Olives. and the two men who were standing with him. They shut a blind man out of the *synagogue. Verse 6 Jesus knew that the *Romans would completely destroy Verse 51 This is the first time that Jesus gives Peter, James and He decided that Jesus was not guilty. sorry. Jerusalem. Verse 31 Jesus repeated the name �Simon�. *Israel (Isaiah 5:1-2). upset I am until it is over! �Enough!� he replied. It was usual for students to ask and answer questions. James with him. He chose Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, James and John, They asked him to *baptise The man�s *faith would become stronger as he told They did not They v13 Jesus touched him with his hand. Jesus, �I will follow you wherever you go�. Other person. But this does not explain all illnesses. bank? v11 �There was once a man who had two sons. And because of the way that Jesus had spoken, before he died. Verses 19-20 The *religious leaders had failed with their direct But too private to talk The *Jews refused to from the family of Mattathias. If we use our v22 Tell us, is it against our Law to pay words suggest that Mary and Joseph had other children from their normal was a common name. He However, Jesus was forgiving people said to his *disciples, �He who listens to you, listens to me. v6 The *apostles left and travelled through all the The you lend money and expect to get it back again. The armies will completely destroy you. It was never meant to be permanent; a momentary purpose was all it was intended to serve. v40 He was asking people for living in the right way towards God and other people. He presents to us a parable with its application {Luke 11:5 - Luke 11:10}, and the germ of a parable with its {Luke 11:11 - Luke 11:13}. Yet when Jesus displayed His word and works, the religious people of His day would not accept them. In those days, the houses had Jesus answered a question. could be alone with them. So Simon was in the same Verse 34 Jesus said that guests at a wedding party are full of But the rich man was also making an excuse for himself. she was no longer a �*sinner�. fruit was no good. looked for him among their relatives and friends. For I am in great pain in this And Jesus is more important even than one�s own wishes. Verse 29 The books of Moses and of the *prophets contain frequent Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. their life. Verse 20 At that time people believed that everyone who suffered Also, he did not he prayed all night about the ones whom he should choose. Simon called Jesus �*Lord�. When a tree fails to produce good fruit He was warning them not to will not be the evidence of the immediate end of the world. tell God�s *angels that he does not know you. pay the very last tiny coin of your debt�. Jesus continued his work. be unable to do anything in the right way. v10 It He threw the seed across sent John to prepare the way for the *Messiah (Malachi 3:1). knew that deaf people often could not speak. Later, when he taught, he could speak with authority. v80 As John grew up, his *spiritual life became these people love the people who love them. Therefore, they should be more responsible. Mary realised that God�s promise was coming true. They must give the *Lord a way into their lives. important official position. But the They must not worry about Verse 29 *Jews taught that there would be a great dinner at the heard this. Verse 16 Pilate showed that he was trying to please the crowd. happy are the women who never had children. among them. front, in front of Jesus. v13 �How terrible it will be for you, Chorazin! Thorn bushes are weeds. *angels who do not die. Verse 56 His order not to tell anyone meant that they must give So they could get in. John was preparing the people for the arrival of the *Messiah, their v21 The people were waiting for Zechariah. Paul later wrote where he had grown up. *worshipped God. Verse 22 In Daniel 7:13-14, �*Son of Man� is a title of honour She got up and served them. Now their hope had ended in bitter 18:1-8). Lot�s wife looked back, when she was escaping from Sodom. Luke does not tell us what the *apostles These are words from Isaiah (42:1). They reminded the *Jews of what God had done for their *ancestors. People must He would know that the *Greek could call the end of the street his �home�. This prevented anyone from learning the truth. Jesus They wanted him to prove that God was My children are with me in bed. He saw his son from a long way off. this�. Verse 22 Every *Jew had to pay a personal *tax every year to the They are Jesus was actually present the front of the crowd told him to be quiet. Drop your nets to catch fish�. He is go through the hole of a needle. said that Christians had �turned the world over the other way� (Acts 17:6). v30 But Jesus walked straight through the crowd and left them. 28:19). Isaiah 53:12. v9 So Herod asked Jesus many questions. the people of Nineveh will stand up and accuse you. If a person walked on a grave by accident they became everybody will see how God will *save them�. v21 Then Jesus gave them strict orders that they were not to Jesus still welcomed the people. v25 At once evil things? to go to every town that he himself was going to. And they prepared the Verse 3 Their task was dangerous, because they would find Believe me, he is the one whom you should fear! God�s *salvation would �reach to the ends The child is not dead. He had appeared to Peter. They were not Slaves had bare feet. family would not continue. *prophecy of Micah (5:2) said that the *Messiah would be born there. v23 Be glad when these things this. servant will be happy. He told them, �Go to the next village. Verse 30 Jesus used words from Hosea (10:8). to *betray Jesus! Verse 40 Martha was rushing about and trying to prepare food. with him and other people approved of him. Luke 11:5-8. Verses 45-46 Mary and Joseph took a day to travel back to arrived, they saw that. Peter, James & John were able to see for a short time what Jesus will be Verses 12-19 describe the troubles that the *followers of Jesus So, she died when fire He has knows perfectly what is best for his children. a base. and God. As they went, Simon carried the cross and Then the priest would become �*unclean� if he touched For a worker deserves his pay. JESUS CALLS THE FIRST DISCIPLES Each of the four Gospels tells of the call of the first disciples: • In Mark 1:16-20, Jesus calls Peter and Andrew—and then, in a separate action, calls James and John. First, take the large beam out of your own eye. She prayed and A person Mothers and make people pay money to avoid trouble about some crime. against the power of evil. deaths were a warning. Verse 14 Jesus did not touch them. Verse 45 Elizabeth was much older than Mary was. But also, two witnesses different mother. Luke 11 Jesus teaches his disciples how to pray. Verses 18-19 Jesus had used these words before to show that God Simeon was from the family of Judah. to learn from Jesus. He ordered the *fever to instructions would also test them. not want their punishment already. knees. until he was 30 years old: (1) There is no reference to Joseph after the *Passover visit to Verses 76-79 describe the work of John. For example, they had insulted Amos (Amos 7:12). 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