It is difficult to balance the grace of god so clearly demonstrated in the parable of the great banquet luke 14. Lukes gospel tells the story of the life and work of jesus. We can understate the demands of jesus when we preach the gospel to others. The heavenly banquetthe spiritual banquet has been set before us in rich abundance. This servant often repeats the very formula mentioned in luke 14. Luke chapter 14 david guziks commentaries on the bible.
If a sheikh, beg, or emeer invites, he always sends a servant to call you at the proper time. James rosscup writes that this was the great work in the life of the versatile dean of canterbury. Luke 14 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. In luke 14, we see jesus dining in the home of a prominent pharisee. Lukes second book, acts, continues the story after jesus went back to heaven. I think the esv study bible is correct when it says of this parable that a great banquet refers to the arrival of the kingdom in the ministry of jesus, with its initial present taste of the joyful fellowship with god that will be fully realized in the coming age bibleworks. In between two great banquet parables, each declaring pure grace the great banquet and the prodigal son, is set a collection of sayings that speaks of the high cost of discipleship in clear and demanding terms luke 14. Luke 14 in 140 characters or less bible summary luke 14. What is the meaning of the parable of the great banquet luke. Read luke 14 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete.
David guzik commentary on luke 14, in which jesus eats with a pharisees. What is the meaning of the parable of the great banquet. The custom here referred to still prevails in palestine. In the gospel story there are seven incidents in which jesus healed on the sabbath day. Study the bible online using commentary on luke 14 and more. Lets read the parable of the great banquet in luke 14. A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many. This book is part of a 9volume set that includes seven volumes of the sda bible commentary, the sda bible dictionary and a special supplement to the commentary, volume 7a which contains pertinent ellen g.
Luke 14 is the fourteenth chapter of the gospel of luke in the new testament of the christian bible. The story in lukes gospel was told at a dinner that jesus attended. The second man says that he cannot come because he has bought five yoke of oxen and he is going to try them out. At the mention of the resurrection, someone at the table with jesus said, blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of god verse 15. Jun 16, 20 this is the most accurate film reproduction of the life of jesus christ in existence bible source luke chapter 14. An outcome of this production was the new testament for english readers 4 vols. Then said he unto him, a certain man made a great supper, and bade many. Luke 14 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the bible.
Luke 14 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this. The book of revelation refers to it as the marriage supper of the lamb rev. Jesus is at a banquet and one of the people sitting near him says, blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of god. I think the esv study bible is correct when it says of this parable that a great banquet refers to the arrival of the kingdom in the ministry of jesus. Luke 14 new international version niv jesus at a pharisees house. Jesus told the parable of the wedding feast in matthew 22. When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the best place, lest one more honorable. This prompts one of the pious guests at the table to comment on the great banquet, voicing a common expectation of judaism at the time concerning salvation in gods kingdom. Luke 14 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. What is the meaning of the parable of the great banquet luke 14.
But he said to him, a man once gave a great banquet and invited many. At one point during the meal, jesus instructed the host not to simply be. Luke 14 commentary william barclays daily study bible. He cant even take time off to have dinner with jesus. Luke 14 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary. It is the sabbath, and jesus is invited to a meal at the house of a leading pharisee. Its fascinating to study the life of christ so intimately and so closely and in such detail as we do in going through the gospel of luke and having gone through the gospel of matthew and the gospel. Jesus had just healed a man with dropsy and taught a brief lesson on serving. The eschatological image of a wedding also occurs in the parable of the faithful servant and the parable of the ten virgins.
The parable of the great banquet or the wedding feast or the marriage of the kings son is a parable told by jesus in the new testament, found in matthew 22. Luke 14 niv jesus at a pharisees house one bible gateway. Norval geldenhuys, commentary on the gospel of luke. Jeff johnsons new book, he died for me, is now available in paperback. Luke 14 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is from the most widely read and often quoted preacher in history, charles haddon spurgeon.
So jesus decided to tell the parable of honor at the banquet to show them how important humility is in the kingdom of god. The behavior of the banquet guests in this parable seems to show that a good seat at the table didnt just reflect social standing, but might actually create it. And the lord said unto the servant, go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to. When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the. Luke 14 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. The fact that this custom is mainly confined to the wealthy and to. Commentaries for luke chapter 14 pure discipleship. So jesus takes the opportunity to tell a parable about gods invitation to the kingdom of godwhich i have called the banquet of his eternal joy. This is the most accurate film reproduction of the life of jesus christ in existence bible source luke chapter 14.
This is an especially relevant question when one considers the sort of people who will also be at the feast. Henry alford the greek new testament luke commentary. This servant often repeats the very formula mentioned in luke. What is the meaning of the parable of the wedding feast. When you are bidden by someone to a marriage feast, he said. Jan 02, 2020 jesus then says that those who serve others will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous luke 14. The banquet is free, the invitation by grace, but acceptance carries with it responsibility. It records one miracle performed by jesus christ on a sabbath day, followed by his teachings and parables. 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. And at the time for the banquet he sent his servant to say to those who had been invited, come, for everything is now ready. To better understand the context of this story, it is important to know some basic facts. Luke 14 holman christian standard bible hcsb a sabbath controversy.
We have had presented to us by the messengers of god the richest feastthe righteousness of christ, justification by faith, the exceeding great and precious promises of god in his word, free access to the father by jesus christ, the comforts of the holy spirit, and the well. An exposition of the gospel of luke grand rapids, michigan. Now it happened, as he went into the house of one of the rulers of the pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath, that they watched him closely. The parable of the great banquet bible study luke 14. Enter for a chance to win this niv cultural backgrounds study bible. Included in this publication are the portions of text written by ellen white. Luke 14 niv bible one sabbath, when jesus went to eat in. Luke 14, new international version niv the bible app. A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. You will be repaid, says jesus, at the resurrection of the righteous. In depth inductive bible study of jesus parable of the great banquet in luke 14.
Luke chapter 14 barnes notes on the new testament on. At his great banquet the lord will have a great multitude which no one can count from every nation and tribe and people and tongue rev. Like the first man, this man was caught up with his possessions and his work. Lukes account of jesus visit to the synagogue at nazareth is based on mark 6. Jesus then says that those who serve others will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous luke 14. Posted on 20 apr 20 to 27,624 followers, with 8 retweets.
Study guide for luke 14 by david guzik blue letter bible. Luke 14 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on the. In reply, jesus tells the parable of the great banquet. Other online lessons from luke lessons in book format. With this very short subunit in the journey section, jesus attention turns almost totally to his disciples. Luke 14 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary on. Luke 14 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. This parable is similar in some ways to the parable of the great banquet luke 14.618 320 1685 953 1288 1426 773 1337 992 250 782 1476 1034 270 541 1025 949 1483 654 416 1136 1692 273 251 233 680 1137 659 142 658 957 944 896 357 1603 100 1570 365 518 217 560 1126 1497 797 437 150 712 632 342 842 357