Bible Study Notes on Luke 13:1-21 – 20180709

Luke 13:1  "...whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices" Some Pilate had killed in something of a dramatic way.  According to commentaries, the event isn't mentioned elsewhere.  Assumed they were involved in insurrectionist activity, and Pilate had them killed while they were offering sacrifices so their blood was mingled with that of their sacrifices.  …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 12:41-59 – 20180706

41  "...Lord, do You speak this parable only to us, or to all..." Peter's exact motive in asking this question isn't given.  Commentary implies he may have been wondering about the rewards mentioned.  Similar to Peter's statements elsewhere saying they had given all, what would they receive.  Jesus appears to answer a few verses later. …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 12:22-40 – 20180705

22  "...do not worry about your life..." Easy to say, not easy to do.  Jesus said it, so I definitely want to do it, but it is so difficult when you're out of a job with no income and the bills keep coming in.  And you're blue in the face from praying with no answers …

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Bible Study Notes on Luke 12:1-21 – 20180701

Luke 12:1  "In the meantime...so that they trampled one another..." Odd.  Doesn't seem to have anything to do with what He began to teach.  Commentary suggests Luke was calling attention to the fact that Jesus's fight with the Pharisees and lawyers had gathered a large crowd.  Perhaps He was calling out the people's motives for …

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