We may request cookies to be set on your device. The Second Lesson is … Continue reading "Commentary on Luke 5:1-11" Jesus is the perfect doctor to heal us of our sin. Jesus says, “I haven’t come to patch up your old practices. When was the last time you were accused of being too cheerful or too happy? Only Luke mentions the *parables of the rich fool (12:13-21) and the *parable of the rich man and poor Lazarus (16:19-31). Luke 5:18, παραλελυμένος, instead of παραλυτικος in the parallels, the former more in use among physicians, and the more classical.— ἐζήτουν. This reminds us that the religious establishment of any age is not necessarily pleasing to Jesus. In this chapter, we have, I. Christ preaching to the people out of Peter’s ship, for want of a better pulpit . But it was only because people wanted something out of him. d. That day was the Sabbath: That all this was done on the Sabbath day will be the source of the controversy that follows. JESUS CALLS THE FIRST DISCIPLES Each of the four Gospels tells of the call of the first disciples: • In Mark 1:16-20, Jesus calls Peter and Andrew—and then, in a separate action, calls James and John. Commentaries for Luke Chapter 5 The Gathering of Disciples. 5: [ PDF ] Discipler's Answer Outline for Ch. c. But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved: Jesus’ point is clear. ii. Luke knew the dangers of wealth and he sympathised with the poor. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. So it was, as the multitude pressed about Him to hear the word of God, that He stood by the Lake of Gennesaret, and saw two boats standing by the lake; but the fishermen had gone from them and were washing their nets. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. 5 Poor people. Luke’s account is not a typical call story, because Jesus does not extend a formal invitation to discipleship, but says simply, “Don’t be afraid. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. (iii) Luke 5:15 tells us of the popularity Jesus enjoyed. God may heal through medical treatment (1 Timothy 5:23, James 5:14 with Luke 10:34). But the days will come: There would come a day when fasting is appropriate for Jesus’ followers. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Jesus answered their question with an allusion to the wedding practices of His day. During the weeklong wedding feast, it was understood that joy was more important than conformity to religious rituals. God will often look for new vessels to contain His new work, until those vessels eventually make themselves unusable. The miraculous draught of fishes, Peter, James, and John called. (Similar stages are observable in other eminent servants of Christ.) Luke 5:1 "And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he … of iii. ii. 2. in Luke 5:18 he uses the technical term for "paralyze"—different from Matthew and Mark who used the more popular term. (17-26) Levi called, Christ's answer to the Pharisees. Jesus said that His followers should have this kind of happiness. There is a sense in which the acorn is gone, but its purpose is fulfilled in greatness. Salem Media Group. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. Chapter Contents. In doing this, Jesus doesn’t destroy the old (the law), but He fulfills it, just as an acorn is fulfilled when it grows into an oak tree. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. i. Jesus formed a new institution – the church – that brought Jew and Gentile together into a completely new body (Ephesians 2:16). All rights reserved. Jesus' gathering of disciples was not unusual in his time and Jewish setting... View the entire commentary * More information on Commentaries b. Connected with the Sabbath observance conflict raised in Luke 6:1-5, Luke offers a matching pericope in Luke 6:6-11 that echoes and complements the first but is clearly meant as an aside. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. (27-39) Commentary on Luke 5:1-11 (Read Luke 5:1-11) When Christ had done preaching, he told Peter to apply to the business of his calling. Luke Chapter 5 (King James Version) 1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, 2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. d. And no one, having drunk old wine, immediately desires new; for he says, “The old is better”: Just because people are more comfortable with the old, some assume that it is better. And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; or else the new wine will burst the wineskins and be spilled, and the wineskins will be ruined. David Guzik commentary on Luke 5 describes the miraculous catch of fish and the call of the first three disciples including Peter. CHAPTER 5. But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved. iii. If any ceremonial observance would detract from the joy of a wedding feast, it was not required. If you refuse cookies we will remove all set cookies in our domain. i. Download the Entire “Discipler's Commentary” for Luke: [ PDF ] Logos Software Users: Download this .docx file and use the “Personal Books” feature to include it in your Logos Library [ DOCX ] Chapter 5 w/Outlines: [ PDF ] Discipler's Blank Outline for Ch. Luke 5 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.