luke 17 kjv commentary

UNLESS OF COURSE ONE TRIES TO INTERPRET IT IN A NON-LITERAL WAY AS IS COMMONLY DONE BY MANY EVANGELICAL THEOLOGIANS!) 16:1; Rev. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} {{/items}} ← Language. 19 “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape (COMMAND) to the mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die; 20 now behold, this town is near enough to flee to, and it is small.    11. And He said to them, “Where the body  is, there also the vultures will be gathered - One knows where there is dead flesh by observing vultures circling overhead. Lot's wife looked back at Sodom and Gomorrah because she loved the world, she loved the things of the world more than she loved God. They pulled some twenty street signs out of the ground, including the stop sign at one fateful intersection. Yes the master would be expected to say this to the slave who was to prepare a meal before eating himself. 9:16; Mk. Most did not believe. Henry Morris on the other will be left - The return of the Lord, like His first coming, will entail many events stretched over a period of time. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. One Sunday after church Tim rushed to my side, looking somewhat perplexed. 9:11; Mk. 135-140): First, are you aware that the offender has something against you? 17 And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? The spiritually mature are those who look for the Second Coming not for any personal gain but for the glory of Christ. Let us lay to heart these things. Agreement: Make your approach a series of gradual and mutual agreements: "Could I speak to you? Were thrown into the sea - Hurled into the sea! It became an improper preposition which took as its object a noun in the genitive case. So it is unlikely that they would have been allowed into the village confines. Luke 18 Commentary. Alas! That’s the key to our journey through life. Presumably Lot's lifestyle was a continual testimony of his righteousness, but we cannot be definitive (see Ge 19:7 "do not act wickedly," but sadly it was followed by his horrible offer of Ge 19:8). This is to be done instead of harboring a grudge. 79–90), and chiefly base their conclusions upon this passage misinterpreted, as illustrated e.g. God loves you, He loves you unconditionally. Comment: The thief on the cross understood what the religious Jews in their pride and hard hearts simply could not see! The kingdom of God - Matthew uses the synonymous phrase the Kingdom of Heaven where "heaven" is used as a "euphemism" for the Name God which orthodox Jews would not pronounce. But when this day comes, it will be obvious to all what is happening and it will come suddenly upon the world. To keep (4046) (peripoieomai from peri = around + poiéo = make) literally means to make around oneself  and then or gain anything, making it one's own, by paying a price, by performing labor, etc. And this makes wonderful sense, because after God removes the old universe in which sin occurred (even in the Millennial Kingdom - Rev 20:7-10-note), and then removes all those guilty of all the sins committed on the earth (Rev 20:11-15-note), then He will do a new thing, John describing this "new thing" writing "Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away (When? With the Lord, nothing is impossible. Spurgeon on stood at a distance - The rule was that they should never come upon the public road, or near the highway, lest the disease should be taken by others who might come near them. Humble People Are Marked By Recognition Of Weakness (Luke 17:5-6) For thousands of years, Israel had been the one nation that looked to God while the Gentile nations generally rejected the light and chose to live in spiritual darkness. Matthew quotes Zechariah's prophecy that Israel's King was coming (Zechariah 9:9), but notice He was coming on a donkey not on a white horse like a conquering general. It is likely that this location is the general area to which Luke is referring with the phrase between Samaria and Galilee. “Command the sons of Israel that they send away from the camp every leper and everyone having a discharge and everyone who is unclean because of a dead person. 10:13; Lk. 32, to future rejoicing in successful labor, I Thessalonians 2:19–20; But even more so, they matter to God! When the king went along the highway, there were crowds of poor lepers on either side of the road, a shocking sight to see in this dear land of ours; and the king, in his tender mercy, simply passed a law that the lepers should not come near the road again to hook his gracious majesty with their misery. The majority, they were the takers. Leprosy is spread between people. Luke Sermons. Whenever we complete a task we cannot claim that we have done more than we should." They were despised by the Jews because of their mixed Gentile blood and their different worship, which centered at Mount Gerizim (Jn 4:20-22). Almost certainly it was added by a scribe either from memory or by copying it from the statement in Mt 24:40 where it was present in the Greek manuscripts. Kingdom (932)(basileia from basileus = a sovereign, king, monarch) denotes sovereignty, royal power, dominion. 36:32; 45:3; Lam. Stated another way, eternal salvation comes only through belief in Jesus Christ and no other way. What we possess is not our own— Though Jews and Samaritans did not usually agree, yet, as sorrow brings a man strange bedfellows, so in this case, these partners in a general sorrow forgot their sectarianism, and were blended into one sad company. The real root of their anxiety is the fear that they will lose control of their lives once they leave the ground. It’s going to get worse and worse (ED: NOT BETTER AND BETTER AS THE POST-MILLENNIALISTS BELIEVE!). 1. Give every flying minute The delay is to them ample evidence that it never will be witnessed. And He will send forth His angels with A GREAT TRUMPET and THEY WILL GATHER TOGETHER His elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other." Second, if he was a real leper, was he really cured of his leprosy? The passage has even been understood to refer to Jeremiah, e.g., by Sa’adiah Gaon, an influential Rabbinic leader in the ninth century. Starting with one red paperclip, he would trade on the Internet until he exchanged it for a house. That was an apostate temple and an apostate form of religion. It’s just exactly what Jesus said in Luke 9:23–25-note,"If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must (AN OBLIGATION, NECESSITY TO) deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. Almost all of the NT uses have a figurative use, especially to some aspect of spiritual truth that was heretofore hidden but now has the "lid removed" so that it can be seen (understood).Thus apokalupto means to "take the lid off", to remove the cover and thereby to expose to open view that which had heretofore not been visible, known or disclosed. And so in the Matthew version the most logical conclusion is that in Mt 24:40-41 the ones that are taken (from the field, from the grinding mill) will be taken to judgment and death. Because it means that God is just as free to bless us before we get our act together as he is after. 2:24. 15:9; Lk. (MacArthur goes on to say) That's pretty accurate. Paul describes this fateful, eternally significant choice in his second letter to the Thessalonians writing, For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you, 7 and to give relief to you who are afflicted and to us as well when the Lord Jesus will be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire, 8 dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus. In some revivals, there is plenty of shouting, but very little falling down on the face at Christ’s feet. But I am here to announce to any one who wants to listen exactly how the world is going to end, because the Bible tells us life as we know it will end with the return of Jesus Christ to earth --the literal, physical, bodily return of Jesus Christ who will come back in the same way that He left. We "ought to bear the infirmities of the weak" (Romans 15:1), "to love one another" (1 John 4:11), "to be teachers" (Hebrews 5:12), and "to walk as He walked" (1 John 2:6). Colossians 3:12,13  So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. Prop. Judgment is coming. God moves mulberry trees. The second category of miracles were called "messianic miracles," which were miracles only the Messiah would be able to perform. Then with arms outstretched, he went on to say, “Out of all the people in the world who are greater and smarter than I am, why did God choose me?” With that he joyfully clapped his hands. If you do go back, it demonstrates what you love. Work, while the night is dark'ning, Standards of Faith— Faith without works is dead. And when Jesus came along, He just could not be the Messiah, for not only did He not conquer the Romans and establish His throne, but where were all the signs in heaven that were to accompany the coming of the Kingdom of God? They did not understand who Jesus was or what He was seeking to accomplish. ", Lk. Sermon Bible Commentary. I tell you - This phrase is frequently used in Luke's Gospel, 20 times out of a total of 37 times total. But on the day that Lot went out from Sodom - Lot obeyed the angel's warning. Morris feels that "When the Lord comes, it will be at night when men are in bed. See Daniel 9:24-note; Daniel 9:25-note- ;Daniel 9:26-note- ;Daniel 9:27-note, Acts 17:3 (v2 = And according to Paul’s custom, he went to them, and for three Sabbaths reasoned with them from the Scriptures,) explaining and giving evidence that the Christ had to suffer and rise again from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus whom I am proclaiming to you is the Christ.”. We are the LORD's ambassadors. God wants us to entrust our lives to His care and control.     14, to the new heavens and new earth, II Peter 3:13; Revelation 21:1; 19:17; Rev. Let us work on, ploughing while we have strength for it; and when the sun goes down at eventide, then waiting like servants at the table of their Lord. Apollumi as it relates to men, is not the loss of being per se, but is more the loss of well-being. • 3. Everyone must be given that first invitation to sin, that first push along the wrong way. Why do people reject Jesus as their Savior? 18, to expectation and looking, Titus 2:13; Philippians 3:20; Hebrews 9:28; II Peter 3:12, 14; Revelation 1:7; Matthew 18:5-9 The Danger of Causing a Christian to Sin - The basic truth of that verse is that it is impossible to separate Christ from His people and that, consequently whatever affects believers, affects Him. Let us remember Lot's wife, and resolve to be real in our religion. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him: When someone sins against you, you s… It’s that same attitude that longs for God to be vindicated and glorified and exalted and Christ to be lifted up and worshiped and not to be so dishonored as He is today. It was not that they didn't like to hear Jesus speak about that kingdom. and the historical fulfillment and bodily resurrection. HIS  SECOND COMING WHEN WE WILL BE GLORIFIED LIKE HIM) fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure. (ED: PONDER THAT THOUGHT - AMAZING GRACE INDEED!). It refers to something that is certain and cannot be otherwise. Now I might add at this point, since it is not our "natural" inclination to forgive, a forgiving attitude in our hearts is best stimulated supernaturally by the Holy Spirit energizing us giving us the desire to forgive and the power to carry through with forgiving (cf Php 2:13NLT-note). He had just robbed a bank. Was he owed a thank you? On the other hand, we must recognize that faith is not a magic by which we control God. This change of mind may, especially in the case of Christians who have fallen into sin, be preceded by sorrow (2Cor 7:8, 9, 10, 11); but sorrow for sin, though it may cause repentance, is not repentance. It is possible that the primary cause of offense here would be leading disciples (“little ones”) astray in a similar fashion. Luke 17:11 While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee. It refers to being "without such qualities that deserve praise or commendation - not deserving special praise, not worthy of particular commendation." Spiritualize it, and then ask whether such spiritualisms can explain either the language of the prophets as to its world-dominion, or what Kingdom was really taken from the Jews. The good news is that many Jews are turning to Christ today. The Jews had developed an eschatological scheme which taught that there would be signs in the heavens, signs in the earth, cataclysmic events, but not signs like healing or even resurrections and any of the other miracles Jesus was performing. —Luke 17:5. 23:40, Cleon Rogers says that epitimao "has the nuance of a frank, but gentle admonition: politely tell him that he is wrong. 4:12; Hag. But since it is spiritual truth, it requires spiritual eyes to see, and the eyes of a man's heart have not been opened, they are blind to this truth. " (Luk 17:10 NLT). They use it as if no difficulties of any kind were attached to it, and as if it did not prove too much for their own theory. The apostles are the 12 disciples (the learners of Lk 17:1) who Jesus called personally and sovereignly to be in His inner circle, a group of men including even one betrayer, Judas Iscariot (Mt 10:2-4, Lk 6:13-note, cf Rev 21:14). Jesus is calling him to lay aside double mindedness for no one can follow Christ with a divided heart, and thus they will miss the Kingdom of God. We should ardently go after peace. 20:21; Lk. (3750 - click and select "Phonetics" to hear "ouai" pronounced) (ouai pronounced "oo-ah'ee," an eerie, ominous foreboding sound some say is like the cry of an eagle) is an onomatopoeic word (an imitation of the sound) which serves as an interjection expressing a cry of intense distress, displeasure or horror. Search Site with Google. 38“For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”. And they raised their voices - Raising one's voice is a frequent idiom in the Septuagint and also appears in Greek from the classical era forward. One will be taken and the other will be left - In short the return of Jesus will be divisive. The lion and the lamb will lie down together. The apostles' request was the same as the request of the distraught father in Mk 9:24 "Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.”. It seems to me that Christ’s present rule over His people in this wicked and corrupt world is a far cry from the glorious kingdom promised in the Scriptures. It was a spiritual kingdom, set up in the heart by the power of Divine grace. The world is in their hearts, and their hearts are in the world. The disciples' question is referring to the Kingdom being restored to the nation of Israel. In the passive sense it be means to be led into sin, to be caused to do wrong. (Mt 6:24-note). If we compare Matthew's use below of the same verb for taken (paralambano), it would seem to support the premise that the one taken is destroyed and the one left is safe. When do these days of the Son of Man occur? To cause a tree to be uprooted and planted in the sea is impossible. Even the believing, owing to this lack of external observation of the Kingdom, are represented as in danger of having its approach coming upon them most unexpectedly, while the world, rejecting those merciful and gracious predictions, is buried in slumber and caught in “a snare,” or “net.” But few, wholly dependent on faith and not on the Kingdom itself presenting preliminary external signs for observation, will accept of the prophecies pertaining to this matter and be looking for, watching for, and awaiting with hope the Kingdom. Do not go to rebuke another believer until you first have examined yourself and taken the log out of your own eye. When Jesus saw them, He commanded, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they journeyed, they were healed. But that is the opposite of what Scripture teaches. Her disobedience was the outward manifestation of her inner unbelief (cp Heb 3:18, 19-note where "disobedient" parallels "unbelief"). 33:6-8, 9)! (ED: HALLELUJAH. So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you - Now Jesus applies this parable of a slave doing his duty to the disciples. If your brother sins, rebuke him - That is strongly disapprove of his sin, which may include a censure, a reprimand, or a stern warning. In the Septuagint (e.g., Isaiah 16:11; Psalm 103:1) entos refers to the inside of man (i.e., the heart). 12:28; Mk. (Rev 6:8-note), "a third of the earth was burned up," (Rev 8:7-note), "a third of the sea became blood and third of the creatures which were in the sea and had life died and a third of the ships were destroyed," (Rev 8:8-9-note), "a third of the waters became wormwood; and many men died from the waters," (Rev 8:11-note), "a third of the sun and a third of the moon and a third of the stars were smitten, so that a third of them might be darkened and the day might not shine for a third of it, and the night in the same way," (Rev 8:12-note), men were tormented "for five months; and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it stings a man, and in those days men will seek death and will not find it," (Rev 9:5-6-note), "A third of mankind was killed by these three plagues, by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone" (Rev 9:18-note), and the list goes on and on. Barred from worshiping Him in the inner court of the temple, he humbly worshiped God incarnate in the person of Jesus." Lot's wife went far in religious profession. If you want the best that God has prepared, then you let go of this world and its sin, you give it all up, you take your life and lose it. Oh, how difficult is to forgive those who have sinned against us! 25:30). Props. Luke chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) 1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,. Luke 17:12 As He entered a village, ten leprous men who stood at a distance met Him; KJV Luke 17:12 And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off: like that of a visible object gradually or even swiftly approaching. The doctrine of the Kingdom and its related subjects have a direct practical tendency. 173 and 174). As faith relates to Christ it represents a strong and welcome conviction or belief that Jesus is the Messiah, through Whom we obtain eternal salvation and entrance into the Kingdom of Heaven. The same principle repeated (see verses from Mt 10, etc) to hate yourself, hate your mother, hate your father, hate your friends and relatives, even your money and possessions, because none of it means anything to the one who truly sells all to embrace Christ. That's why the book of Revelation begins with a unmistakable sentence, "Blessed is he who reads and those who hear (or understand) the words of the prophecy." 3:15; 2 Thess. 10:20; 1 Co. 14:35, Eperotao - 74 verses Ge 24:23; Ge 26:7; Ge 38:21; Ge 43:7; Nu 23:3; Nu 23:15; Nu 27:21; Dt. The writer of Hebrews says it this way - "For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered (Jesus understands what you are going through), He is able (dunamai means Jesus has the power, the omnipotence to do this) to come to the aid (boetheo - means to run to aid someone upon hearing their cry for help - our responsibility? Answer: The biblical account of Noah begins in Genesis 6. MacArthur adds that "That kingdom will be the rebirth of the world; paradise regained. We sin and we include her in the sin! No part of theology has as much mystery in it as that which deals with the future. While men may know the general time, they do not know the day nor the hour of this frightening, fateful day (Mt 24:36). “We who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves” (Rom. By David H. Roper, We thank You, Lord, for blessings Hamartano means to swerve from the truth, to turn aside from the straight course charted by the Word of Truth. The Lord now turns to His disciples. This singular transformation notion, so hostile to what they call “a higher spiritual conception,” is evidence that there must be something faulty in the theory itself. Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep - Jesus is still addressing the apostles, who would be familiar with the practices of masters and their slaves. Many cults prey upon new Christians or Christians that are out of church and have a baby mentality when it comes to spiritual matters. So it will be also in the days of the Son of Man - Jesus finishes the comparison. The "servant" is actually a slave, required to do his master's bidding. It could mean that just as vultures gather on dead bodies, so, “Where the spiritually dead are found, there inevitably will there be judgment” (Leon Morris, Luke [IVP/Eerdmans], p. 262). 7:10; Isa. And even the disciples were struggling with their own expectations of this kingdom of God. Luke 17:21 in all English translations. Or what about when we treat our wives in an insensitive or unloving manner and it causes them to sin (bitterness, anger, unforgiveness, etc)? It is amazing that, notwithstanding the just criticisms of able commentators, the most prominent men will continue to quote it in support of a spiritual Kingdom without the least attempt to show how it can be consistently and logically thus applied. NLT  Luke 17:10 In the same way, when you obey me you should say, 'We are unworthy servants who have simply done our duty.' But this is not the picture Scripture gives us of the nation of Israel. Oh, happy day! Mark 9:23— Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. Work while the dew is sparkling, Acts 3:19-21 (Luke makes a definite allusion to the Kingdom quoting Peter as he addresses the Jews after he was filled with the Spirit on Pentecost) “Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing (THIS REFERS TO THE COMING KINGDOM - NOTE HOW IT IS LINKED WITH THE SECOND COMING IN NEXT VERSE) may come from the presence of the Lord; 20 and that He may send Jesus, the Christ appointed for you, 21 Whom heaven must receive (HIS ASCENSION AND HIS SEATING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER DURING THE CHURCH AGE, THE "DIVINE PARENTHESIS") until the period of restoration (SEE BELOW) of all things about which God spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time. MacArthur - John was greater than the OT prophets because he actually saw with his eyes and personally participated in the fulfillment of what they only prophesied (Mt 11:10, 13+; cf. Luke 19:11-note  While they were listening to these things, Jesus went on to tell a parable, because He was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately. And he does not thank the slave for doing what he is told (9). (Rev 21:1-note), Question: "What was it like in the days of Noah?". 8:14; Jdg. Each person must submit to Jesus as King now and live in light of His soon and certain coming. It was exceedingly sinful. is thus perfectly understandable. Luke 17 King James Version 1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! (The Three Messianic Miracles). His Messiahship was proclaimed, not merely by the mouth of two or three witnesses, but by the mouth of ten witnesses. But, before the establishment of that Kingdom, it will be the Day of the Lord in the sense of judgment. (ED: THIS BEGS AN IMPORTANT QUESTION - YOU DO FEEL THE PAIN OF THE REPROACHES OF CHRIST DON'T YOU WHEN YOU ARE WATCHING A MOVIE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN THEY USE HIS NAME IN VAIN? It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck - Basically Jesus is saying it would have been better off for this person to have died before he offended a little one! The Inner Kingdom, are based on a wrong inference taken for granted, viz., “The Kingdom of heaven, Christ said is within us; it is not a physical state; it is a condition of the soul.” The Swedenborgian (Christ is Coming; but how? Cleansed is aorist tense (signifying this occurred at a point in time ~ instantaneous) and passive voice (the divine passive - the power to cleanse came from God, from Jesus Who is God). (Louw-Nida) It means either producing little or no profit or gain (financially), especially regarding a person's lack of praiseworthy merit. The term “returned” (NKJV) or “turned back” (KJV) indicates that praising God requires effort and sometimes sacrifice. Amen. Our best service does not bring gain to God and give us a claim on him (cf. And we don't know who all the principle players are. 1:5; 1 Pet. No one listened. That’s why we long for it. of the sons of God (BELIEVERS - SURE HOPEFULLY SOME OF YOUR UNREGENERATE FRIENDS KNOW YOU ARE BELIEVERS [cf Mt 5:16, Php 2:15] BUT THEY HAVE NO CLUE OF WHAT YOU WILL BE ON THAT DAY WHEN YOU ARE GLORIFIED!). 15:22 = a Canaanite woman; Matt. The verb "appear" is a nautical term like a ship appearing on the horizon. The Spirit has descended ( Acts 2:1-4).. "...Lk 22:18-note  for I say to you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine from now on until the kingdom of God comes.". How many times in a day does God forgive you?” Ah! It refers to the act of putting something away or of laying it aside. Luke 17:2  “It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to stumble. (TNTC-Luke), MacArthur explains - Although some fail to see the connection, this concluding parable fits in with the overall theme of this section. 14:21; Lk. Morris on the nine. THE INVISIBLE, INTERNAL, ETERNAL What was the purpose of the flood in the time of Noah? (1-10) Christ's kingdom. If not could it be because you are not obeying His commands? The grateful Samaritan is a picture of the outcasts who believed in Jesus. Thus it is erected even as a foundation upon which to build an interpretation. (Rev. • To let go or to keep no longer: Bitterness and hurt are released when you forgive. They, therefore, reject Him today. Broadman Bible Commentary -  The intense desire of a pilgrim, martyr church will be to reach the destination toward which it moves. The Pharisees who asked this question knew all of these prophecies. 13 “Therefore I speak to them in parables; because while seeing they do not see (THE INVISIBLE SPIRITUAL KINGDOM), and while hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand. In the passive some uses mean to be offended (Mt 11:6), the idea being that one is taking offense at Jesus and/or refusing to believe in Him. God overrules the worst that men can do to accomplish the best that He can do (cf Ro 8:28). One might say unless one is willing to lose his live, then he will for certain lose his life! 6:25; Lk. Comment: This phrase the PERIOD OF RESTORATION speaks of the coming Kingdom of Messiah. (1 John 2:15-17-note). Her stuff was there. ", Luke 9:62-note  But Jesus said to him, "No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.". What kind of people lived in Sodom? Yes, it will result in righteousness and peace and joy prevailing upon the earth (cf Ro 14:17-note). I don’t know how anybody can be a post-millennialist with that clear teaching of Scripture. Simply stated, if you do not recognize the King (Jesus) you cannot see the Kingdom of God. Yet, on another occasion He indicated that one day He would honor us for our faithfulness (12:37). The major point is that this tree has an extensive root system, so pulling it up would be a major operation. She belonged to Sodom. (Broadman Bible Commentary), Steven Cole - The false teaching and self-centered, superficial religion of the Pharisees would inevitably cause many of the sinners who had recently turned to Christ (Luke 15:1-note) to stumble in their new faith. They were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building - Yes this is true, but these were also very wicked days. 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