Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. hHow often would I have igathered jyour children together kas a hen gathers her brood lunder her wings, and myou were not willing! Please have me excused.’ 5And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. 2 And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? 24 For I tell you,4 mnone of those men who were invited shall taste my banquet.’”. I am no longer worthy to be called your son. 3 So he told them this parable: 31 And he said to him, ‘Son, hyou are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. 17 As he said these things, fall his adversaries were put to shame, and gall the people rejoiced at all the glorious things that were done by him. 9 Does he thank the servant because he did what was commanded? 23 # ch. 11And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. 2 And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you 27And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and sound.’ 28 But he was angry and refused to go in. Over 1 Million Copies Sold. 29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, 20 And another said, j‘I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.’ 1 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 25 But first che must suffer many things and cbe rejected by this generation. 37 And they said to him, “Where, Lord?” He said to them, q“Where the corpse11 is, there the vultures12 will gather.”. I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg. 2And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”. 31And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. 18 Was no one found to return and rgive praise to God except this sforeigner?” 10 Just so, I tell you, there is joy before lthe angels of God over one sinner who repents.”. 33 uSo therefore, any one of you who vdoes not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple. 29 But Abraham said, ‘They have qMoses and the Prophets; rlet them hear them.’ The Parable of the Lost Sheep. And he called one of the servants and asked what these things meant. 17 But cit is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void. And he arose and came to his father. 15 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 34 I tell you, in that night there will be two in one bed. 26 And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been fixed, in order that those who would pass from here to you may not be able, and none may cross from there to us.’ And I tell you, you will not see me until you say, o‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!’”. Acts 12:11 30 And behold, ysome are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.”, 31 At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from zhere, for aHerod wants to kill you.” 32 It was fitting eto celebrate and be glad, for this your brother iwas dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’”. 7 Then he said to another, ‘And how much do you owe?’ He said, ‘A hundred measures2 of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your bill, and write eighty.’ Luke 8:15 As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience. 6 And the Lord said, e“If you had faith like fa grain of mustard seed, you could say to this gmulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need. Luke 15:20 20 And he arose and came to his father . 12 When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said to her, “Woman, you are freed from your disability.” 2 xIt would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.2 But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. 3 No, I tell you; but unless you rrepent, you will all likewise perish. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes agrumbled, saying, b“This man receives sinners and ceats with them.”. 6And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep that was lost.’ Searching for everyWORD Luke 1 13:21: Scripture / Outline / Commentary (ESV) deals, bargains, sales on Bargain Bro India Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. niv kjv esv nkjv And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15 money greed materialism contentment 4 I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.’ 3 And Jesus responded to rthe lawyers and Pharisees, saying, s“Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?” 27 And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, to send him to my father’s house— Luke 15 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. For example, Luke 1:1-4 is a single sentence in Greek which has been translated as a painfully clause-filled sentence in English - the NIV helpfully begins a new sentence at verse 3. 7 “Will any one of you who has a servant3 plowing or keeping sheep say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and recline at table’? 16 z“The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then athe good news of the kingdom of God is preached, and beveryone forces his way into it.5 Luke 18:9-17 The Pharisee and the Tax Collector. And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fattened calf, because he has received him back safe and sound.’. Why should it use up the ground?’ It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’”. 29but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends. 2 And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy. 10 But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, wso that when your host comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher.’ Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at table with you. Read verse in English Standard Version 13 But when you give a feast, ainvite bthe poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 46 saying to them, “It is written, d‘My house shall be a house of prayer,’ but eyou have made it a den of robbers.”. Please have me excused.’ Luke 15:4-7 ESV “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it? Luke 15:11-32 ESV. But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’. 9And when she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbors, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the coin that I had lost.’ 7 Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed vhow they chose the places of honor, saying to them, 13Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in reckless living. 2 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 Then Jesus told them this parable: 30But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’ But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. cDoes not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger and lead it away to water it? 22 The poor man died and was carried by ithe angels jto Abraham’s side.6 The rich man also died and was buried, 24 And he called out, m‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the end of his finger in water and ncool my tongue, for oI am in anguish in this flame.’ Read full chapter Luke 15:7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. And he divided n his property between them. 17“But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 28 Likewise, just as it was in the days of gLot—they were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building, Now he was pa Samaritan. Luke 15:11-24 The Parable of the Prodigal Son. 12And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them. 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 12 And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me [m] Deuteronomy 21:17 the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided [n] Luke 15:30; Mark 12:44 his property between them. 2 And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? 13 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood pPilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 13 Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in oreckless living. Luke 15 English Standard Version The Parable of the Lost Sheep 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And he divided his property between them. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes a grumbled, saying, b "This man receives sinners and c eats with them.". 19 “There was a rich man who was clothed in epurple and fine linen and fwho feasted sumptuously every day. 10 q“One who is rfaithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. 14 tThe Pharisees, who were ulovers of money, heard all these things, and they vridiculed him. Luke 15:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 And he arose and came to his father. 17 And at the time for the banquet he i sent his servant 3 to say to those who had been invited, ‘Come, for everything is now ready.’ 18 But they all alike began to make excuses. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. Luke 15:3-7 The Parable of the Lost Sheep. One will be taken and the other left. 5 No, I tell you; but unless you rrepent, you will all likewise perish.”, 6 And he told this parable: “A man had ta fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. 15 When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” Footnotes: 1 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 33 Nevertheless, cI dmust go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following, for it cannot be that ea prophet should perish away from Jerusalem.’ 24 For this my son dwas dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’ And they began to celebrate. 9:15; Mark 2:20; [ch. 2 And he answered them, q“Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? 5 So, summoning his master’s debtors one by one, he said to the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?’ Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in reckless living. 19 And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to examine them. Luke 15:7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. Luke 16:15 English Standard Version (ESV). 14 But zthe ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus ahad healed on the Sabbath, said to the people, b“There are six days in which work ought to be done. Luke 15-19English Standard Version (ESV) The Parable of the Lost Sheep 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” (). 16 And he pwas longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. 17 “But qwhen he rcame to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 14 One Sabbath, pwhen he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were qwatching him carefully. 11 And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. Luke 15 The Parable of the Lost Sheep. 6 He said, ‘A hundred measures1 of oil.’ He said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.’ 24:23; Mark 13:21; [ver. yIf your brother sins, zrebuke him, and if he repents, aforgive him, 16 But he said to him, g“A man once hgave a great banquet and invited many. 22But the father said to his servants,d ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet. 11 And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. Read or Listen to the Bible in your most comfortable language. The first said to him, ‘I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. 14 and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disobeyed your command, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might celebrate with my friends. 7Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. Luke 15 English Standard Version The Parable of the Lost Sheep 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 2And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them." 6 uAnd they could not reply to these things. Luke 15:16 And he was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. Luke 15:7 Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance. And to what shall I compare it? 22 And he said to the disciples, # ch. Then he took him and healed him and sent him away. 35 oThere will be two women pgrinding together. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes a grumbled, saying, b "This man receives sinners and c eats with them.". The Parable of the Lost Sheep 1Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 29 And wpeople will come from east and west, and from north and south, and xrecline at table in the kingdom of God. I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 16And he was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. 12 And if you have not been faithful in sthat which is another’s, who will give you that which is your own? “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it? English Standard Version; Luke 15 Luke 15. 17 “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father's hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! 21:8; Matt. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them. One will be taken and the other left.”10 Luke 15:11 29 hbut on the day when Lot went out from Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all— 31 Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not tsit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand? 15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. 9 Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.’”. 14 And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need. 27 But he will say, ‘I tell you, tI do not know where you come from. 8“Or what woman, having ten silver coins,a if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it? Luke 15:18 I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 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