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Luke 10

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Verse 1

Luke 10:1

other -- heteros = others of a different kind. Not men to surplant the 12 apostles, or like them.

two ... in "twos" we find: courage, companionship and credibility

Verse 2

Luke 10:2

v. 2 1) Harvest is plentiful. - people all around, hurting.

2) Pray - for them and for workers

3) vs. 3 "Go"

4) v. 1 - Jesus - I will come and visit these towns ("You go, and I will come!")

Verse 18

Luke 10:18

"I was watching Satan falll ..." see NASV. Perfect imperfect action reapeated in time past. Everytime a devil cas out- Satan fell from heaven ... 1 John 3:8; Luke 11:14-22; Zechariah 13:2

Verse 30

Luke 10:30

a certain man ... Men fall into unfortunate situations, needing a helping had and encouraging word.

Verse 33

Luke 10:33

Help came from an unexpected source.

compassion ... Christians are people who have compassion. Christians are people who care!!

Verse 34

Luke 10:34

care ... 3 occurances of the Greek word; see 1 Timothy 3:5 "...how can he take care of God’s church."

Verse 38

Luke 10:38

Sermon: Three Times At the Feet of Jesus

1) As a Learner

A. Christians need to learn

B. Sinners must sit at His feet - Romans 10:13 ff

2. As a Distressed Disciple - John 11:32

3. As a Grateful Servant - John 12:3

Verse 42

Luke 10:42

one thing needful ... cf. "one thing lacking" Mark 10:21

Bibliographical Information
Gann, Windell. "Commentary on Luke 10". Gann's Commentary on the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/gbc/luke-10.html. 2021.
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