And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. 51 Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? Now take it easy! The master will return unannounced and unexpected, and he will cut the servant in pieces and banish him with the unfaithful. NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible, Leatherlike Brown/Green/Dark Teal, NLT Holy Bible, Giant Print, Black Imitation Leather, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter), The Complete Evangelical Parallel Bible KJV, NKJV, NIV & NLTse Hardcover. You will die this very night. “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. 29 “And don’t be concerned about what to eat and what to drink. You know how to interpret the weather signs of the earth and sky, but you don’t know how to interpret the present times. When someone has been given much, much will be required in return; and when someone has been entrusted with much, even more will be required. You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected.”. 45 But what if the servant thinks, ‘My master won’t be back for a while,’ and he begins beating the other servants, partying, and getting drunk? To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 4 “Dear friends, don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot do any more to you after that. 32 “So don’t be afraid, little flock. 30 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers all over the world, but your Father already knows your needs. And if that happens, you won’t be free again until you have paid the very last penny. For it gives your Father great happiness to give you the Kingdom. I tell you the truth, he himself will seat them, put on an apron, and serve them as they sit and eat! Your treasure will be safe; no thief can steal it and no moth can destroy it. Yet God does not forget a single one of them. Life is not measured by how much you own.”. “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees—their hypocrisy. [a] Yes, he’s the one to fear. For life is more than food, and your body more than clothing. 12 for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what needs to be said.” 13 Then someone called from the crowd, “Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me.” 14 Jesus replied, “Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” 15 Then he said, “Beware! Your treasure will be safe; no thief can steal it and no moth can destroy it. 27 “Look at the lilies and how they grow. 26 And if worry can’t accomplish a little thing like that, what’s the use of worrying over bigger things? 26 And if worry can’t accomplish a little thing like that, what’s the use of worrying over bigger things? “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself. as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast. Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? Look at the ravens. Eat, drink, and be merry!”’, “But God said to him, ‘You fool! Now take it easy! 47 “And a servant who knows what the master wants, but isn’t prepared and doesn’t carry out those instructions, will be severely punished. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for God feeds them. No, I have come to divide people against each other! Then he said, ‘I know! But what if the servant thinks, ‘My master won’t be back for a while,’ and he begins beating the other servants, partying, and getting drunk? Then you will be ready to open the door and let him in the moment he arrives and knocks. 42 And the Lord replied, “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. All rights reserved. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and he will give you everything you need. I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food to eat or enough clothes to wear. But I’ll tell you whom to fear. You fools! “Look at the lilies and how they grow. Luke 12:12 New Living Translation (NLT) 12 for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what needs to be said.” “So don’t be afraid, little flock. 5 But I’ll tell you whom to fear. “What is the price of five sparrows—two copper coins? 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). Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat and other goods. “When you see clouds beginning to form in the west, you say, ‘Here comes a shower.’ And you are right. “When you see clouds beginning to form in the west, you say, ‘Here comes a shower.’ And you are right. Guard against every kind of greed. “Dear friends, don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot do any more to you after that. “Why can’t you decide for yourselves what is right? Eat, drink, and be merry!”’, “But God said to him, ‘You fool! “And don’t be concerned about what to eat and what to drink. Jesus turned first to his disciples and warned them, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees-their hypocrisy. 58 When you are on the way to court with your accuser, try to settle the matter before you get there. 51 Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? 50 I have a terrible baptism of suffering ahead of me, and I am under a heavy burden until it is accomplished. Bible > NLT > Luke 12 Luke 12 New Living Translation: Par A Warning against Hypocrisy. The servants who are ready and waiting for his return will be rewarded. No, I have come to divide people against each other! 55 When the south wind blows, you say, ‘Today will be a scorcher.’ And it is. You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected.”. From now on families will be split apart, three in favor of me, and two against—or two in favor and three against. 56 You fools! “And a servant who knows what the master wants, but isn’t prepared and doesn’t carry out those instructions, will be severely punished. 43 If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! 24 Look at the ravens. Jesus turned first to his disciples and warned them, “Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees—their hypocrisy. “Understand this: If a homeowner knew exactly when a burglar was coming, he would not permit his house to be broken into. 39 “Understand this: If a homeowner knew exactly when a burglar was coming, he would not permit his house to be broken into. 3 Whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be shouted from the housetops for all to hear! So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows. 1 Meanwhile, the crowds grew until thousands were milling about and stepping on each other. I have a terrible baptism of suffering ahead of me, and I am under a heavy burden until it is accomplished. 34 Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. 7 And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. Luke 12 New Living Translation (NLT) A Warning against Hypocrisy. 28 And if God cares so wonderfully for flowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. 48 But someone who does not know, and then does something wrong, will be punished only lightly. “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.