12 A funeral procession was coming out as he approached the village gate. But a person who is forgiven little shows only little love.”. “If anyone deserves your help, he does,” they said, 5 “for he loves the Jewish people and even built a synagogue for us.”, 6 So Jesus went with them. ‘Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, and he will prepare your way before you.’, I tell you, of all who have ever lived, none is greater than John. Yes, and he is more than a prophet. Luke 7 The Faith of a Roman Officer 1 When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people, he returned to Capernaum. “Young man,” he said, “I tell you, get up.” 15 Then the dead boy sat up and began to talk! She’s a sinner!”, “A man loaned money to two people—500 pieces of silver. Were you looking for a prophet? No, people who wear beautiful clothes and live in luxury are found in palaces. You didn’t greet me with a kiss, but from the time I first came in, she has not stopped kissing my feet. “Go back to John and tell him what you have seen and heard—the blind see, the lame walk, those with leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised to life, and the Good News is being preached to the poor.”. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Then he walked over to the coffin and touched it, and the bearers stopped. NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, teal (indexed), NLT Girls Life Application Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal/pink with flowers, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, NLT Inspire Catholic Coloring/Journaling Bible, hardcover, Rose, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling. “How can I describe them? When a certain immoral woman from that city heard he was eating there, she brought a beautiful alabaster jar filled with expensive perfume. I know this because I am under the authority of my superior officers, and I have authority over my soldiers. Who do you suppose loved him more after that?”. Just say the word from where you are, and my servant will be healed. “What kind of man did you go into the wilderness to see? “Don’t cry!” he said. John is the man to whom the Scriptures refer when they say. Was he a weak reed, swayed by every breath of wind? 31 “To what can I compare the people of this generation?” Jesus asked. 7 I am not even worthy to come and meet you. A denarius was equivalent to a laborer’s full day’s wage. They are like children playing a game in the public square. 2 At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer[a] was sick and near death. Great fear swept the crowd, and they praised God, saying, “A mighty prophet has risen among us,” and “God has visited his people today.”. Luke's account of Jesus' ministry can be divided into three major parts: (1) the events that occurred in and around Galilee (4:14-- 9:50), (2) those that took place in Judea and Perea (9:51-- 19:27), and (3) those of the final week in Jerusalem (19:28-- 24:53). No, people who wear beautiful clothes and live in luxury are found in palaces. When I entered your home, you didn’t offer me water to wash the dust from my feet, but she has washed them with her tears and wiped them with her hair. “What kind of man did you go into the wilderness to see? 2 At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer 1 was sick and near death. 45 You didn’t greet me with a kiss, but from the time I first came in, she has not stopped kissing my feet. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, I haven’t seen faith like this in all Israel!”. 14 Then he walked over to the coffin and touched it, and the bearers stopped. When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would know what kind of woman is touching him. 18 The disciples of John the Baptist told John about everything Jesus was doing. “To what can I compare the people of this generation?”. 46 You neglected the courtesy of olive oil to anoint my head, but she has anointed my feet with rare perfume. on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!’. “If anyone deserves your help, he does,” they said, “for he loves the Jewish people and even built a synagogue for us.”. 2 At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer 2 At that time the highly valued slave of a Roman officer When I entered your home, you didn’t offer me water to wash the dust from my feet, but she has washed them with her tears and wiped them with her hair. Soon afterward Jesus went with his disciples to the village of Nain, and a large crowd followed him. And if I say to my slaves, ‘Do this,’ they do it.”. “I tell you, her sins—and they are many—have been forgiven, so she has shown me much love. 36 One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to have dinner with him, so Jesus went to his home and sat down to eat. Was he a weak reed, swayed by every breath of wind? Then she kept kissing his feet and putting perfume on them. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, I haven’t seen faith like this in all Israel!” 10 And when the officer’s friends returned to his house, they found the slave completely healed. Just say the word from where you are, and my servant will be healed. No, people who wear beautiful clothes and live in luxury are found in palaces. “That’s right,” Jesus said. Who do you suppose loved him more after that?”, 43 Simon answered, “I suppose the one for whom he canceled the larger debt.”. They complain to their friends, ‘We played wedding songs,    and you didn’t dance,so we played funeral songs,    and you didn’t weep.’, 33 For John the Baptist didn’t spend his time eating bread or drinking wine, and you say, ‘He’s possessed by a demon.’ 34 The Son of Man,[f] on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!’ 35 But wisdom is shown to be right by the lives of those who follow it.[g]”. 7 When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people, he returned to Capernaum. Her tears fell on his feet, and she wiped them off with her hair. When Jesus had finished saying all this to the people, he returned to Capernaum.