This verse is rather an answer to the other question, recorded in St Matthew, “why dost thou speak to them in parables?”. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. The parable of the Lost Coin (15:8-10) is unique to Luke and is sandwiched between the parable of the Lost Sheep (15:3‒7) and that of the Lost Son (15; 11‒32). The lady had ten of these, so the total value of her wealth was $1.60. Luke 8 is the eighth chapter of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early Christian tradition uniformly affirmed that Luke composed this Gospel as well as the Acts of the Apostles. "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". A mystery, as the word is used in Scripture, is nothing more than an unknown thing. The parable of the Lost Coin (15:8-10) is unique to Luke and is sandwiched between the parable of the Lost Sheep (15:3‒7) and that of the Lost Son (15; 11‒32). See Gill on Matthew 13:11, Matthew 13:12, Matthew 13:13, Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. The seed represents God's Word communicated in various ways: in preaching, writing, and acts of divine intervention. God forbid. Oh, I do not want you to love your child less. Jesus said to his disciples: 'I tell you, if anyone openly declares himself for me in the presence of human beings, the Son of man will declare himself for him in the presence of God's angels. Show the man himself, a sinner ready to perish--the suitable Saviour for him is revealed by His paying the penalty of sin. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/luke-8.html. thaumadzo) indicates wonder, amazement, or astonishment. "Commentary on Luke 8:10". Some would think it a grand thing to be told they could increase their life twofold, tenfold, and live for hundreds of years. What kind of a father or mother would it be who would be content to have a child such? (Commentaries for … ADAPTED FROM MARK. So He declares what He would have you to do, what He will enable you to do. Charles H. Talbert, Reading Luke: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Third Gospel (New York: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1984), pp. Used by Permission. BibliographyExell, Joseph S. "Commentary on "Luke 8:10". Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and SEARCH carefully until she finds it? In fact, this passage is one of several unique to Luke that focus on women (others include Lk 1:5–39+, Elizabeth; Lk 2:36–38+, Anna the prophetess; Lk 7:36–50+, the sinful woman; Lk 10:38–42+, Martha and Mary; Lk 13:10–17+, the healing of the crippled woman; Lk 15:8–10+, the parable of the woman with the lost coin; Lk 18:1–8+, the parable of the woman and the judge). Thus He would open up the mystery for those who were seeking. The chapter begins with a contrast between “tax collectors and sinners” and “Pharisees and scribes.” Apparently, sinners are drawn to Jesus, but religious leaders complain that he accepts and even … Continue reading "Commentary on Luke 15:1-10" These words are difficult, and (without dwelling on the fact that the particle ἵνα loses in later Greek some of its final force) must not be pressed with unreasonable and extravagant literalism to mean that the express object of teaching by parables was to conceal the message of the Kingdom from all but the disciples. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Luke 9:18-24 . Ephesians 2:3. I will tell you your thirtyfold would do very well provided you are not content with it, and you want to make it more. The inquiry is, What had they which the others had not? It forces itself upon us when we least expect it. BAR ES, "Ten pieces of silver - In the original, ten “drachmas.” And it would mean more to them because they had first had to think about it before asking. The doctrines of the Gospel, which to have spiritual knowledge is a special and peculiar gift of God. Now let us look to those to whom Jesus gave the interpretation. We think not very mysterious after the common use of the word, but the mystery is the simple truth, the fact of relationship that lies deepest and uppermost and everywhere throughout nature, making life worth living, and men worth being. and Mk., as if it contained an unwelcome idea. See App-107. It is now generally used to imply something which we cannot understand; in the New Testament it always means something once hidden now revealed, Colossians 1:26; 1 Timothy 3:16; Matthew 11:25-26; Revelation 17:5, &c. It is derived from μύω, ‘I initiate.’ “God is a revealer of secrets,” Daniel 2:47. The heart alone can speak to the heart. 1887. And He said, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand . Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". THREE PARABLES. Luke 8:10 - And He said, 'To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that seeing they may not see, and … – Online Bible Study – Easy English Commentary – Day 272 . Luke makes it evident that the communion that Jesus gives at the present time to his disciples will be confirmed and will become perfect at the moment of his coming in glory (“he will come in his glory and of the Father and of the angels”: 9: 26). The passage includes a setting (15:1-2) followed by the parables of the Lost Sheep (15:3-7) and the Lost Coin (15:8-10). Nothing can be better than the profound remark of Lord Bacon, that “a parable has a double use; it tends to vail, and it tends to illustrate a truth; in the latter case it seems designed to teach, in the former to conceal.”. There are very mistakenly wicked things said of that kind. And when it has passed away, what remains but—mystery? A word list at the end explains words with a *star by them. (1-3) Women who ministered to Jesus. Yet they who follow the Light are the very last to fancy that they have made that Light for themselves. to question the authority of the greatest thoughts which God sends to us. Luke 15:8–10 The Parable of the Lost Coin 8 “ Or what woman , having ten silver coins , 1 if she loses one coin , does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it ? T oday we are going to look at this beautiful parable of the Lord's teaching in Luke 15:8-10, what is usually called the Parable of the Lost Coin. Luke 8:12. others = the rest. The good seed in their hearts brought forth its own fruit in its season. There is One Who controls them all. Luke 8:8-10. And he said, unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, that seeing they might not see, and hearing, they might not understand, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Luke 8:10, ESV: "he said, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God, but for others they are in parables, so that ‘seeing … He does not speak the parables for the purpose of concealment. So He calls you to be prophets. A plain and easy way of giving the true knowledge is made apparent. (1-3) Women who ministered to Jesus. Commentary on Luke 8:4-21 (Read Luke 8:4-21) There are many very needful and excellent rules and cautions for hearing the word, in the parable of the sower, and the application of it. what are we doing here in this little point of time resting upon the depths of the great eternity? I.e. Luke 1:8-10. Would you not search high and low until finding it–giving yourself no rest or … See for this word on Matthew 13:11; Mark 4:11. They have not, therefore they cannot receive. Retail: $39.99. That seeing they might not see, &c.; that is, that while enough is exhibited to them to invite their attention, they may still be left at liberty to shut their eyes to the truth, if they choose. I am not perfect. We have, then, abundant illustration of the character of this multitude. Luke’s *Gospel tells the … Our duty is not mysterious. They felt that they lacked wisdom; they hungered and thirsted after the knowledge of righteousness, and with the docility of children they desired to learn the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven. Why? In their synagogues Jesus had expounded the Holy Scriptures and showed their fulfilment in Himself. Luke 12:8-10. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tbi/luke-8.html. “Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. 1. The word ‘mystery’ in the New Testament always speaks of ‘a mystery now to be revealed’. This is even more than Paul wrote. I am more disposed to interpret it as a description of a hardened and obdurate state of mind--a wilful ignorance connected with gross stupidity. In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” (Luke 15:8-10) Consider for a moment losing something extremely valuable to you. Mysteries made known.—To those who ask it is given to know these things—to know them, not as we know the things of this world, which we can understand and express in words, but to know them with the deep devotion and the fervent love of the inmost heart. Jirair Tashjian. “Well, I think that the disposition that would be content to bring the thirtyfold would prefer to bring one seed or none at all. Luke, like St. Mark, gives the words of Isaiah, but not as a quotation. "Commentary on Luke 8:10". LET US CONSIDER THE MEANS BY WHICH THESE MYSTERIES WERE REVEALED TO THOSE TO WHOM IT WAS GIVEN TO KNOW HIM. ‘And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingly Rule of God, but to the rest in parables, that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.’. Daily Devotional Luke 20:9-12 – How do I break a bad habit, part 5 – Love God not the world – The parable of the tenants (Part 1) Daily Devotional Luke 20:1-8 – How do I break a bad habit, step 4 – Repent and give all authority to God – Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 357 It is very dirty, perhaps. It has been granted you to grasp these mysteries unveiled; to the rest it has been only given to grasp them under the veil of parables. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, and notesfor that particular Luke 1 verse. Why are you content to be unborn in the cocoon, or in the chrysalis of the worm?” The Lord speaks, I say, in all His parables to wake up that power of life in us that makes a man put everything aside and look up and feel that he has but to be, and he must be, he must be the thing that the Eternal Father made His child to be, else we are but the defective insect we may be born. www.meetingwithchrist.com . You know it is absurd to ask me to he perfect. By Jody Armstrong Posted on August 5, 2020 Posted in Devotional Tagged Commentary Luke 12:8-10, grieving the Holy Spirit, Romans 8:34, Satan, the worst lie, what is blaspheming the Holy Spirit?, what separates disciples from apostles … I do not understand half ways of things. The avenues by which pure, Divine, holy truth might reach their hearts they have closed by the corruptions of the flesh and the cares of the world. God, it seems to me, alone can see and know that, but that this turning takes place we know, and plenty of testimony could you have to the fact. I should simply scorn it. It will be updated to the new version soon.] Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Then there are some, you know, that are the picture of the different kinds of people. November 4, 2012 by Jeremy Myers Leave a Comment [Note: This is the “Old” version of the Grace Commentary on Luke. Copyright StatementThe text of this work is public domain. 1801-1803. "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". A mystery, as the word is used in Scripture, is nothing more than an unknown thing. "Commentary on Luke 8:10". To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient. The mysteries (τα μυστηρια ta mustēria). Jesus Himself taught that the human heart is the source of all sorts of wickedness (Mark 7:21-23). Around him shines ... Luke is fond of mentioning that people marveled at what they heard and saw (1:21, 63; 2:33; Acts 2:7; 3:12; 4:13). You must have been allowed to feel that you are stirred with the truest joy, and braced to labour best at your little tasks, while you welcome and keep before you the loftiest ideal of the method and the aim of work and being which God has made known to you. BAR ES, "Ten pieces of silver - In the original, ten “drachmas.” The drachma was about the value of fifteen cents, and consequently the … In hours of sorrow and in hours of joy; in the shock of some crisis of our life or in a time of quiet thought; in the awful silence of the chamber of death or in the peaceful stillness of a starlight night. Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath. So what do I find? Vulg caeteris, ‘to the rest;’ “to them that are without,” Mark 4:11. Do you know what St. Paul so often calls the mystery that he has to reveal? It is easy to darken them and to lose them. Luke 8:10 New International Version << Luke 7 | Luke 8 | Luke 9 >> 10 He said, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to others I speak in parables, so that, " 'though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.' Ephesians 2:3. He is never withholding, but always giving. The answer is at hand: because he is not faithful to the little light he already has obtained. Luke 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were praying without at the time of incense. When Christ spake the parable of the sower, He was not addressing any little cluster of men—‘a great multitude were by the sea on the land,’ and they all heard His words. There was one man I heard sometimes when I was a youth, and I cared more to hear him than all the rest put together. Compared to these two famous parables, the one of the Lost Coin has received the least attention from readers as well as scholars. Even if it has been exposed to the hostility of the world, it is indispensable not to cease to give a … Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of GOD--. I. Without this spiritual power, the hearer is susceptible to having God's knowledge stolen by Satan, the accuser and tempter.. God's Word sometimes falls on the ears of people whose … His work in relation to us has been from the first an unfolding. whither go we? When God calls His children it is that they respond as children in obedience--in obedience. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Luke 18:1-8 EXEGESIS: This week's Gospel lesson has close ties to the scriptures that precede it (17:20-37) and follow it (18:9-14; 19:11-27). The lost sheep represents the sinner as departed from God, and exposed to certain ruin if not brought back to him, yet not desirous to … Luke 8:10. ‘To know the mystery of His will’—to give ourselves up to it, and enter into it with all the living consciousness of the spirit—to work it out in ourselves and in the world around us; is there a more blessed portion for us upon the earth than this? It is the Kingdom of God. Friends, do you want it? It was just that God loved the Gentile as much as the Jew, that God was no respecter of persons, that He cares for the poor man as much as for the rich. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". "E.W. You may learn of the power of God, but the power of God is not God. Commentary Luke 12:8-10. 3. ; cf. First, the parable proper (verses 2-5) doesn’t stand alone. The application is to you, and an affecting application it is. Luke 5:29.— , etc. ... Luke 1:2 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; Luke 1:3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus, Luke 1:4 That thou mightest … Luke 12:8-10. Words in boxes are from the Bible. But the people that are in the condition of this corn growing amongst thorns, they are perhaps the last that will understand “it to mean themselves; the strangeness of which is this, that a few more years and all the possibility of my having anything whatever to call my own--I shall have no hand to hold it, not to say no pocket to put it into. BibliographyAbbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. The inner holies of God are fast concealed from those who will not come aright, with a heart of love and trust, but open to all who are willing to see and to hear. It sets the table for the grand third … Continue reading "Commentary on Luke 15:1-10" God is nothing like an unjust judge, we quickly assert. There is something that seems to prevent any form of the truth getting down to the growing part of them. Luke is fond of mentioning that people marveled at what they heard and saw (1:21, 63; 2:33; Acts 2:7; 3:12; 4:13). There are some things in God’s universe that seem as barren and unattractive as bare and fissured rocks, but which contain an inwardness of warmth and sweetness inconceivable. Thus to you much has been given. And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have … That is what you are born men and women for, not to make money, but to know God; and to know Christ is the only way to know God. Read the text, “Because it is given unto you to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given,” and the meaning is plain and complete. An EasyEnglish Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on the Gospel of Luke. 2013. Lk 8:11; Mt 13:3,4,18,19,24-26,37; Mk 4:2-4,15,26-29 https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/vnt/luke-8.html. Whatever is true in any of these things, whatever is true is mine; but I do not want it except by growing to it in the natural progress of the law of Him who is the root of my being, and who has told me that I inherit with Jesus Christ that which my Father has to give. The world unseen is not without form and void. 1. "Commentary on Luke 8:10". (Luke 15:8-10 RSV) There are three very revealing movements in this little story: The first is the circumstance of the lost coin. When Augustus became emperor, there was a glimmer of hope that he would bring peace and salvation to the world. Jesus appears to contradict Himself. Luke 8:10 Context. It is no wonder that you should remain still in ignorance of many things, seeing you have already more light than you follow in the practical part of religion. The word ‘mystery’ in the New Testament always speaks of ‘a mystery now to be revealed’. It will be updated to the new version soon.] This version has less Greek than the version below. There is nothing more striking in the government of God, than the reserve in the communication of religious truth, which seems to have marked the divine administration in all ages of the world. Vide notes on Mt. The reason is that the Holy Spirit will teach them what to say (12) and keep them from denying their Lord (9) and … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/luke-8.html. – Commentary in easy English – Day 313 “Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. But anyone who disowns me in the presence of human beings will be disowned in the presence of God's angels. Luke’s *Gospel tells the story of the life and work of Jesus. 9 And 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 .’ 10 Just so , I tell you , there is joy before l the angels of God over one sinner who … This is what we read. Commentary on Luke 15:1-10 (Read Luke 15:1-10) The parable of the lost sheep is very applicable to the great work of man's redemption.
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