Luke 15:20English Standard Version (ESV) 20 And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. 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 3 So he told them this parable: 11 For xeveryone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”, 12 He said also to the man who had invited him, “When you give ya dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers2 or your relatives or rich neighbors, zlest they also invite you in return and you be repaid. 18 d“Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. 24 For this my son dwas dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’ And they began to celebrate. 24:23; Mark 13:21; [ver. (). Then the master of the house became angry and said to his servant, ‘Go out quickly to the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in kthe poor and crippled and blind and lame.’ 18 I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, sI have sinned against theaven and before you. 2And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them." 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. 7 And he said to the vinedresser, ‘Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Luke 15 The Parable of the Lost Sheep. 15 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 23And bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate. yHe who has ears to hear, let him hear.”, 15 Now zthe 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. 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.’ 31 And he said to him, ‘Son, hyou are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. The Parable of the Lost Sheep 1Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 11 And behold, there was a woman who had had wa disabling spirit for eighteen years. 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. I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg. uI am no longer worthy to be called your son.’3 29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, And he called one of the servants and asked what these things meant. 24 For I tell you,4 mnone of those men who were invited shall taste my banquet.’”. 35 It is of no use either for the soil or for the manure pile. cDoes not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger and lead it away to water it? Treat me as one of your hired servants.”’ 26 dJust as it was in the days of eNoah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man. 2 And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy. 4 and if he sins against you bseven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes a grumbled, saying, b "This man receives sinners and c eats with them.". Luke 16:15 English Standard Version (ESV). 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.’ 27 fThey were eating and drinking and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. His father came out and entreated him, 8 And he answered him, ‘Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put on manure. Luke 15:31 English Standard Version (ESV). 14 When he saw them he said to them, “Go and mshow yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed. 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. 25 “Now his older son was in the field, and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. Treat me as one of your hired servants.”’ 9 And I tell you, omake friends for yourselves by means of punrighteous wealth,4 so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal dwellings. 16 He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had ja manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. 23 And bring bthe fattened calf and kill it, and clet us eat and celebrate. 34 I tell you, in that night there will be two in one bed. 11 And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. 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.’ It contains an account of Jesus 's birth and an incident from his childhood . 14 And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need. 26 And he called one of the servants and asked what these things meant. His father came out and entreated him. 31 And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. Luke 12 - In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is … And I tell you, you will not see me until you say, o‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!’”. Turn in the account of your kmanagement, for you can no longer be manager.’ 16 And he pwas longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. Luke 2 is the second chapter of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament. Treat me as one of your hired servants.”’. 32 And he said to them, “Go and tell that fox, ‘Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day bI finish my course. 4 But they remained silent. 4 d“What man of you, having a hundred sheep, eif he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine fin the open country, and ggo after the one that is lost, until he finds it? 15 Then the Lord answered him, “You hypocrites! 29 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 ecelebrate with my friends. Printed from the Blue Letter Bible. For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’ And they began to celebrate. 4“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? American Standard Version 12 And 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. The first said to him, ‘I have bought a field, and I must go out and see it. 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 35 oThere will be two women pgrinding together. 23 And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled. 3 And Jesus responded to rthe lawyers and Pharisees, saying, s“Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?” 27 qWhoever does not rbear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them. 28 Likewise, just as it was in the days of gLot—they were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building, Where are the nine? 3 Pay attention to yourselves! And he said, “Young man, I say to you, n arise.” 15 And the dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus 4 o gave him to his mother. 5 And when he has found it, h he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. 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? 1 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, 2 just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, 3 it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, 4 that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught. 22 And the servant said, ‘Sir, what you commanded has been done, and still there is room.’ 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. Come on those days and be healed, and not on the Sabbath day.” The Parable of the Lost Sheep. 17 But cit is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void. 2 And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you 24 p“Strive qto enter through the narrow door. Luke 15:17 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. 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.’ 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”. 15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. Verses 1–19 are commonly read during Nativity plays as part of celebrating Christmas . 7 Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed vhow they chose the places of honor, saying to them, 18 Was no one found to return and rgive praise to God except this sforeigner?” 8 Will he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare supper for me, and hdress properly,4 and serve me while I eat and drink, and afterward you will eat and drink’? And he divided unto them his living. vDepart from me, all you workers of evil!’ Luke 16 English Standard Version The Parable of the Dishonest Manager 1 He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 25 But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that pyou in your lifetime received your good things, and Lazarus in like manner bad things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in anguish. 22 But the father said to his servants,4 ‘Bring quickly ythe best robe, and put it on him, and put za ring on his hand, and ashoes on his feet. For what is exalted among men ( C ) is an abomination in the sight of God. 11 And he said, "There was a man who had two sons. 12 s L s o N a s S H L L a b 8 a z N N M z s N x M s d o D D 2020 CPH Scripture: ESV' Printed in USA Concordia Publishing House Your church's publisher Visit us at CPH.org 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. 4 Or those eighteen on whom the tower in sSiloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others who lived in Jerusalem? Why should it use up the ground?’ 13 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood pPilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 25 But first che must suffer many things and cbe rejected by this generation. 30 so will it be ion the day when the Son of Man is revealed. Luke 230-31 NAME: 20124 them feel that way. Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes agrumbled, saying, b“This man receives sinners and ceats with them.”. 32 And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace. 9 and he who invited you both will come and say to you, ‘Give your place to this person,’ and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest place. 27 And he said, ‘Then I beg you, father, to send him to my father’s house— 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. 16And he was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. For mthe sons of this world3 are lmore shrewd in dealing with their own generation than nthe sons of light. 15 When one of those who reclined at table with him heard these things, he said to him, e “Blessed is everyone who will f eat bread in the kingdom of God!” 16 But he said to him, g “A man once h gave a great banquet and invited many. 15 10 ANSWERS 1st Sunday Christmas My eyes have seen Your salvation that You have prepared in the presence of all peoples. 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 And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. 3 Pay attention to yourselves! And he divided n his property between them. Now he was pa Samaritan. 15 Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, npraising God with a loud voice; 19 uI am no longer worthy to be called your son. 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: 32It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’”. 23 zAnd they will say to you, ‘Look, there!’ or ‘Look, here!’ Do not go out or follow them. 29 hbut on the day when Lot went out from Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all— 9:15; Mark 2:20; [ch. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. Luke 15 The Parable of the Lost Sheep. 1 Inasmuchasmanyhaveundertakentocompileanarrativeofthethingsthatahavebeenaccomplishedamong… 35 Behold, nyour house is forsaken. 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. But when this son of yours came, who has devoured your property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’. 26 n“If anyone comes to me and odoes not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, pyes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. 11 And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 And the younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me m the share of property that is coming to me.' 22 And he said to the disciples, # ch. Over 1 Million Copies Sold. 1 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 6 He said, ‘A hundred measures1 of oil.’ He said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.’ 3So he told them this parable: 20 And he arose and came to his father. 9 Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.’”. 30 saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’ 15 So he went and hired himself out to2 one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’. 1 Now z the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 5 cThe apostles said to the Lord, d“Increase our faith!” Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 28But he was angry and refused to go in. 00:02:45 - Morning: Matthew 24:13; Luke 8:15; John 9:4; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 1:24; Gal… Episodes being played now Winner of the ECPA Book of the Year Award. “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? 28 wIn that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see wAbraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but wyou yourselves cast out. 34 fO Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that gkills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! hHow often would I have igathered jyour children together kas a hen gathers her brood lunder her wings, and myou were not willing! 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. 21 jIt is like leaven that a woman took and hid in kthree measures of flour, until it was lall leavened.”, 22 mHe went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and njourneying toward Jerusalem. 16 But he said to him, g“A man once hgave a great banquet and invited many. Please have me excused.’ « Luke 15:9 | Luke 15:11 » | Compare: NIV, KJV, NLT, NKJV, NRSV, ESV | Cross references home Luke 15:10 Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” 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. And 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. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them." 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.’, Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”. 4 I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.’ English Standard Version And 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. 21 And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 25 Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, 12 And if you have not been faithful in sthat which is another’s, who will give you that which is your own? 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.’. It is thrown away. Read verse in English Standard Version 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! Luke 15:13 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 o reckless living . And he was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. 8 “Or what woman, having ten silver coins, # 15:8 Greek ten drachmas; a drachma was a Greek coin approximately equal in value to a Roman denarius, worth about a day’s wage for a laborer if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it? 20 And at his gate gwas laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 16 Fear seized them all, and p they glorified God, saying, q “A great prophet has arisen among us!” and r “God has visited his people!” 17 And this report about him spread through the whole of Judea and all the surrounding country. 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. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes a grumbled, saying, b "This man receives sinners and c eats with them.". 23 And someone said to him, “Lord, owill those who are saved be few?” And he said to them, 31 On that day, jlet the one who is on kthe housetop, with his goods in the house, not come down to take them away, and likewise let the one who is in the field not turn back. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. 13 pNo servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. 24For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.’ And they began to celebrate. 9 Does he thank the servant because he did what was commanded? 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.’ Read or Listen to the Bible in your most comfortable language. 31 He said to him, ‘If they do not hear qMoses and the Prophets, tneither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead.’”, 17 And he said to his disciples, u“Temptations to sin1 are vsure to come, but wwoe to the one through whom they come! 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.”. (). 19 It is like ia grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches.”, 20 And again he said, “To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? 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? 15 So he went and hired himself out to b one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs. And he divided his property between them. And bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let us eat and celebrate. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers,6 lwho stood at a distance 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. 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. 19 “There was a rich man who was clothed in epurple and fine linen and fwho feasted sumptuously every day. 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. 21And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. 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. Luke 15:12 English Standard Version (ESV). Read more Share Copy 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? 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 reckless living. But while he was still a long way off , his father saw him and felt compassion , and v ran and w embraced him and x kissed him . For you will be repaid cat dthe resurrection of the just.”, 15 When one of those who reclined at table with him heard these things, he said to him, e“Blessed is everyone who will feat bread in the kingdom of God!” 16 and ohe fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks. 2 And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? 28 for I have five brothers—so that he may warn them, lest they also come into this place of torment.’ 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: Luke 15:9 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.' 20 And another said, j‘I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.’ 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? Then he took him and healed him and sent him away. 30 But when this son of yours came, fwho has devoured gyour property with prostitutes, you killed the fattened calf for him!’ And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. Luke 15:16 And he was longing to be fed with the pods that the pigs ate, and no one gave him anything. 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