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Here are all the Scriptures in Matthew where Jesus comes into contact with

"the Physically challenged " I have included the NIV and The Message.

Read through them and get a feel for His heart, love and attitude toward you.


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Luke 4:18-21 (NIV) – ""The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he…"

Luke 4:18-21 (MSG) – "God's Spirit is on me; he's chosen me to preach…"

Luke 4:38-39 (NIV) – "Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home…"

Luke 4:38-39 (MSG) – "He left the meeting place and went to Simon's…"

Luke 4:40 (NIV) – "When the sun was setting, the people brought to…"

Luke 4:40 (MSG) – "When the sun went down, everyone who had anyone…"

Luke 5:12-15 (NIV) – "While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came…"

Luke 5:12-15 (MSG) – "One day in one of the villages there was a man…"

Luke 5:17-26 (NIV) – "One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and…"

Luke 5:17-26 (MSG) – "One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and…"

Luke 6:6-11 (NIV) – "On another Sabbath he went into the synagogue…"

Luke 6:6-11 (MSG) – "On another Sabbath he went to the meeting place…"

Luke 6:17-19 (NIV) – "He went down with them and stood on a level…"

Luke 6:17-19 (MSG) – "Coming down off the mountain with them, he…"

Luke 7:1-10 (NIV) – "When Jesus had finished saying all this in the…"

Luke 7:1-10 (MSG) – "When he finished speaking to the people, he…"

Luke 7:11-17 (NIV) – "Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called…"

Luke 7:11-17 (MSG) – "Not long after that, Jesus went to the village…"

Luke 7:18-22 (NIV) – "John's disciples told him about all these…"

Luke 7:18-22 (MSG) – "John's disciples reported back to him the news…"

Luke 8:1-3 (MSG) – "He continued according to plan, traveled to town…"

Luke 8:1-3 (NIV) – "After this, Jesus traveled about from one town…"

Luke 8:40-56 (MSG) – "On his return, Jesus was welcomed by a crowd.…"

Luke 8:40-56 (NIV) – "Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him,…"

Luke 8:43-48 (MSG) – "In the crowd that day there was a woman who for…"

Luke 8:43-48 (NIV) – "And a woman was there who had been subject to…"

Luke 9:1-2 (MSG) – "Jesus now called the Twelve and gave them authority…"

Luke 9:1-2 (NIV) – "When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he…"

Luke 10:9 (MSG) – "heal anyone who is sick, and tell them, 'God's…"

Luke 10:9 (NIV) – "Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The…"

Luke 10:25-37 (NIV) – "On one occasion an expert in the law stood up…"

Luke 10:25-37 (MSG) – "Just then a religion scholar stood up with a…"

Luke 13:10-17 (NIV) – "On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the…"

Luke 13:10-17 (MSG) – "He was teaching in one of the meeting places…"

Luke 14:1-6 (NIV) – "One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house…"

Luke 14:1-6 (MSG) – "One time when Jesus went for a Sabbath meal with…"

Luke 14:12-14 (NIV) – "Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a…"

Luke 14:12-14 (MSG) – "Then he turned to the host. "The next time you…"

Luke 14:21 (NIV) – ""The servant came back and reported this to his…"

Luke 14:21 (MSG) – ""The servant went back and told the master what…"





Luke 4:18-21 (NIV)""The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he…"

  • 18. "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed,

  • 19. to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."

  • 20. Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him,

  • 21. and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."



Luke 4:18-21 (MSG)"God's Spirit is on me; he's chosen me to preach…"

  • 18. God's Spirit is on me; he's chosen me to preach the Message of good news to the poor, Sent me to announce pardon to prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, To set the burdened and battered free,

  • 19. to announce, "This is God's year to act!"

  • 20. He rolled up the scroll, handed it back to the assistant, and sat down. Every eye in the place was on him, intent.

  • 21. Then he started in, "You've just heard Scripture make history. It came true just now in this place."



Luke 4:38-39 (NIV)"Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home…"

  • 38.Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home of Simon. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked Jesus to help her.

  • 39. So he bent over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. She got up at once and began to wait on them.



Luke 4:38-39 (MSG)"He left the meeting place and went to Simon's…"

  • 38. He left the meeting place and went to Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was running a high fever and they asked him to do something for her.

  • 39. He stood over her, told the fever to leave - and it left. Before they knew it, she was up getting dinner for them.

Luke 4:40 (NIV)"When the sun was setting, the people brought to…"

  • 40.When the sun was setting, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them.

Luke 4:40 (MSG)"When the sun went down, everyone who had anyone…"

  • 40. When the sun went down, everyone who had anyone sick with some ailment or other brought them to him. One by one he placed his hands on them and healed them.

Luke 5:12-15 (NIV)"While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came…"

  • 12.While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, "Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean."

  • 13. Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!" And immediately the leprosy left him.

  • 14. Then Jesus ordered him, "Don't tell anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them."

  • 15. Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses.

  • 16. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.



Luke 5:12-15 (MSG)"One day in one of the villages there was a man…"

  • 12. One day in one of the villages there was a man covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus he fell down before him in prayer and said, "If you want to, you can cleanse me."

  • 13. Jesus put out his hand, touched him, and said, "I want to. Be clean." Then and there his skin was smooth, the leprosy gone.

  • 14. Jesus instructed him, "Don't talk about this all over town. Just quietly present your healed self to the priest, along with the offering ordered by Moses. Your cleansed and obedient life, not your words, will bear witness to what I have done."

  • 15. But the man couldn't keep it to himself, and the word got out. Soon a large crowd of people had gathered to listen and be healed of their ailments.



Luke 5:17-26 (NIV)"One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and…"

  • 17. One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law, who had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem, were sitting there. And the power of the Lord was present for him to heal the sick.

  • 18. Some men came carrying a paralytic on a mat and tried to take him into the house to lay him before Jesus.

  • 19. When they could not find a way to do this because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on his mat through the tiles into the middle of the crowd, right in front of Jesus.

  • 20. When Jesus saw their faith, he said, "Friend, your sins are forgiven."

  • 21. The Pharisees and the teachers of the law began thinking to themselves, "Who is this fellow who speaks blasphemy? Who can forgive sins but God alone?"

  • 22. Jesus knew what they were thinking and asked, "Why are you thinking these things in your hearts?

  • 23. Which is easier: to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Get up and walk'?

  • 24. But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins . . ." He said to the paralyzed man, "I tell you, get up, take your mat and go home."

  • 25. Immediately he stood up in front of them, took what he had been lying on and went home praising God.

  • 26. Everyone was amazed and gave praise to God. They were filled with awe and said, "We have seen remarkable things today."



Luke 5:17-26 (MSG)"One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and…"

  • 17. One day as he was teaching, Pharisees and religion teachers were sitting around. They had come from nearly every village in Galilee and Judea, even as far away as Jerusalem, to be there. The healing power of God was on him.

  • 18. Some men arrived carrying a paraplegic on a stretcher. They were looking for a way to get into the house and set him before Jesus.

  • 19. When they couldn't find a way in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof, removed some tiles, and let him down in the middle of everyone, right in front of Jesus.

  • 20.Impressed by their bold belief, he said, "Friend, I forgive your sins."

  • 21. That set the religion scholars and Pharisees buzzing. "Who does he think he is? That's blasphemous talk! God and only God can forgive sins."

  • 22. Jesus knew exactly what they were thinking and said, "Why all this gossipy whispering?

  • 23. Which is simpler: to say 'I forgive your sins,' or to say 'Get up and start walking'?

  • 24. Well, just so it's clear that I'm the Son of Man and authorized to do either, or both. . . ." He now spoke directly to the paraplegic: "Get up. Take your bedroll and go home."

  • 25. Without a moment's hesitation, he did it - got up, took his blanket, and left for home, giving glory to God all the way.

  • 26. The people rubbed their eyes, incredulous - and then also gave glory to God. Awestruck, they said, "We've never seen anything like that!"



Luke 6:6-11 (NIV)"On another Sabbath he went into the synagogue…"

  • 6.On another Sabbath he went into the synagogue and was teaching, and a man was there whose right hand was shriveled.

  • 7. The Pharisees and the teachers of the law were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath.

  • 8. But Jesus knew what they were thinking and said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Get up and stand in front of everyone." So he got up and stood there.

  • 9. Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to destroy it?"

  • 10. He looked around at them all, and then said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He did so, and his hand was completely restored.

  • 11. But they were furious and began to discuss with one another what they might do to Jesus.



Luke 6:6-11 (MSG)"On another Sabbath he went to the meeting place…"

  • 6. On another Sabbath he went to the meeting place and taught. There was a man there with a crippled right hand.

  • 7. The religion scholars and Pharisees had their eye on Jesus to see if he would heal the man, hoping to catch him in a Sabbath infraction.

  • 8. He knew what they were up to and spoke to the man with the crippled hand: "Get up and stand here before us." He did.

  • 9. Then Jesus addressed them, "Let me ask you something: What kind of action suits the Sabbath best? Doing good or doing evil? Helping people or leaving them helpless?"

  • 10. He looked around, looked each one in the eye. He said to the man, "Hold out your hand." He held it out - it was as good as new!

  • 11. They were beside themselves with anger, and started plotting how they might get even with him.



Luke 6:17-19 (NIV)"He went down with them and stood on a level…"

  • 17. He went down with them and stood on a level place. A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coast of Tyre and Sidon,

  • 18. who had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases. Those troubled by evil spirits were cured,

  • 19. and the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.



Luke 6:17-19 (MSG)"Coming down off the mountain with them, he…"

  • 17. Coming down off the mountain with them, he stood on a plain surrounded by disciples, and was soon joined by a huge congregation from all over Judea and Jerusalem, even from the seaside towns of Tyre and Sidon.

  • 18. They had come both to hear him and to be cured of their ailments. Those disturbed by evil spirits were healed.

  • 19. Everyone was trying to touch him - so much energy surging from him, so many people healed!



Luke 7:1-10 (NIV)"When Jesus had finished saying all this in the…"

  • 1. When Jesus had finished saying all this in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum.

  • 2. There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die.

  • 3. The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant.

  • 4. When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, "This man deserves to have you do this,

  • 5. because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue."

  • 6. So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: "Lord, don't trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof.

  • 7. That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed.

  • 8. For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and that one, 'Come,' and he comes. I say to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it."

  • 9. When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, "I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel."

  • 10. Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well.



Luke 7:1-10 (MSG)"When he finished speaking to the people, he…"

  • 1. When he finished speaking to the people, he entered Capernaum.

  • 2. A Roman captain there had a servant who was on his deathbed. He prized him highly and didn't want to lose him.

  • 3. When he heard Jesus was back, he sent leaders from the Jewish community asking him to come and heal his servant.

  • 4. They came to Jesus and urged him to do it, saying, "He deserves this.

  • 5. He loves our people. He even built our meeting place."

  • 6. Jesus went with them. When he was still quite far from the house, the captain sent friends to tell him, "Master, you don't have to go to all this trouble. I'm not that good a person, you know. I'd be embarrassed for you to come to my house,

  • 7. even embarrassed to come to you in person. Just give the order and my servant will get well.

  • 8. I'm a man under orders; I also give orders. I tell one soldier, 'Go,' and he goes; another, 'Come,' and he comes; my slave, 'Do this,' and he does it."

  • 9. Taken aback, Jesus addressed the accompanying crowd: "I've yet to come across this kind of simple trust anywhere in Israel, the very people who are supposed to know about God and how he works."

  • 10. When the messengers got back home, they found the servant up and well.



Luke 7:11-17 (NIV)"Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called…"

  • 11.Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him.

  • 12. As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out--the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.

  • 13. When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry."

  • 14. Then he went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still. He said, "Young man, I say to you, get up!"

  • 15. The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.

  • 16. They were all filled with awe and praised God. "A great prophet has appeared among us," they said. "God has come to help his people."

  • 17. This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.



Luke 7:11-17 (MSG)"Not long after that, Jesus went to the village…"

  • 11.Not long after that, Jesus went to the village Nain. His disciples were with him, along with quite a large crowd.

  • 12. As they approached the village gate, they met a funeral procession - a woman's only son was being carried out for burial. And the mother was a widow.

  • 13. When Jesus saw her, his heart broke. He said to her, "Don't cry."

  • 14. Then he went over and touched the coffin. The pallbearers stopped. He said, "Young man, I tell you: Get up."

  • 15. The dead son sat up and began talking. Jesus presented him to his mother.

  • 16. They all realized they were in a place of holy mystery, that God was at work among them. They were quietly worshipful - and then noisily grateful, calling out among themselves, "God is back, looking to the needs of his people!"

  • 17. The news of Jesus spread all through the country.



Luke 7:18-22 (NIV)"John's disciples told him about all these…"

  • 18. John's disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them,

  • 19. he sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?"

  • 20. When the men came to Jesus, they said, "John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?' "

  • 21. At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, sicknesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind.

  • 22. So he replied to the messengers, "Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor.



Luke 7:18-22 (MSG)"John's disciples reported back to him the news…"

  • 18. John's disciples reported back to him the news of all these events taking place.

  • 19. He sent two of them to the Master to ask the question, "Are you the One we've been expecting, or are we still waiting?"

  • 20. The men showed up before Jesus and said, "John the Baptizer sent us to ask you, 'Are you the One we've been expecting, or are we still waiting?'"

  • 21. In the next two or three hours Jesus healed many from diseases, distress, and evil spirits. To many of the blind he gave the gift of sight.

  • 22. Then he gave his answer: "Go back and tell John what you have just seen and heard: The blind see, The lame walk, Lepers are cleansed, The deaf hear, The dead are raised, The wretched of the earth have God's salvation hospitality extended to them.



Luke 8:1-3 (MSG)"He continued according to plan, traveled to town…"

  • 1. He continued according to plan, traveled to town after town, village after village, preaching God's kingdom, spreading the Message. The Twelve were with him.

  • 2. There were also some women in their company who had been healed of various evil afflictions and illnesses: Mary, the one called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out;

  • 3.Joanna, wife of Chuza, Herod's manager; and Susanna - along with many others who used their considerable means to provide for the company.



Luke 8:1-3 (NIV)"After this, Jesus traveled about from one town…"

  • 1.After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him,

  • 2. and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out;

  • 3. Joanna the wife of Cuza, the manager of Herod's household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.



Luke 8:40-56 (MSG)"On his return, Jesus was welcomed by a crowd.…"

  • 40. On his return, Jesus was welcomed by a crowd. They were all there expecting him.

  • 41. A man came up, Jairus by name. He was president of the meeting place. He fell at Jesus' feet and begged him to come to his home

  • 42. because his twelve-year-old daughter, his only child, was dying. Jesus went with him, making his way through the pushing, jostling crowd.

  • 43. In the crowd that day there was a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with hemorrhages. She had spent every penny she had on doctors but not one had been able to help her.

  • 44. She slipped in from behind and touched the edge of Jesus' robe. At that very moment her hemorrhaging stopped.

  • 45. Jesus said, "Who touched me?" When no one stepped forward, Peter said, "But Master, we've got crowds of people on our hands. Dozens have touched you."

  • 46. Jesus insisted, "Someone touched me. I felt power discharging from me."

  • 47. When the woman realized that she couldn't remain hidden, she knelt trembling before him. In front of all the people, she blurted out her story - why she touched him and how at that same moment she was healed.

  • 48. Jesus said, "Daughter, you took a risk trusting me, and now you're healed and whole. Live well, live blessed!"

  • 49. While he was still talking, someone from the leader's house came up and told him, "Your daughter died. No need now to bother the Teacher."

  • 50. Jesus overheard and said, "Don't be upset. Just trust me and everything will be all right."

  • 51. Going into the house, he wouldn't let anyone enter with him except Peter, John, James, and the child's parents.

  • 52. Everyone was crying and carrying on over her. Jesus said, "Don't cry. She didn't die; she's sleeping."

  • 53. They laughed at him. They knew she was dead.

  • 54. Then Jesus, gripping her hand, called, "My dear child, get up."

  • 55. She was up in an instant, up and breathing again! He told them to give her something to eat.

  • 56. Her parents were ecstatic, but Jesus warned them to keep quiet. "Don't tell a soul what happened in this room."



Luke 8:40-56 (NIV)"Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him,…"

  • 40. Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.

  • 41. Then a man named Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, came and fell at Jesus' feet, pleading with him to come to his house

  • 42. because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying. As Jesus was on his way, the crowds almost crushed him.

  • 45. "Who touched me?" Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you."

  • 46. But Jesus said, "Someone touched me; I know that power has gone out from me."

  • 47. Then the woman, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the presence of all the people, she told why she had touched him and how she had been instantly healed.

  • 48. Then he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace."

  • 49. While Jesus was still speaking, someone came from the house of Jairus, the synagogue ruler. "Your daughter is dead," he said. "Don't bother the teacher any more."

  • 50. Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, "Don't be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed."

  • 51. When he arrived at the house of Jairus, he did not let anyone go in with him except Peter, John and James, and the child's father and mother.

  • 52. Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. "Stop wailing," Jesus said. "She is not dead but asleep."

  • 53. They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead.

  • 54. But he took her by the hand and said, "My child, get up!"

  • 55. Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat.

  • 56. Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.



Luke 8:43-48 (MSG)"In the crowd that day there was a woman who for…"

  • 43.In the crowd that day there was a woman who for twelve years had been afflicted with hemorrhages. She had spent every penny she had on doctors but not one had been able to help her.

  • 44. She slipped in from behind and touched the edge of Jesus' robe. At that very moment her hemorrhaging stopped.

  • 45. Jesus said, "Who touched me?" When no one stepped forward, Peter said, "But Master, we've got crowds of people on our hands. Dozens have touched you."

  • 46. Jesus insisted, "Someone touched me. I felt power discharging from me."

  • 47. When the woman realized that she couldn't remain hidden, she knelt trembling before him. In front of all the people, she blurted out her story - why she touched him and how at that same moment she was healed.

  • 48. Jesus said, "Daughter, you took a risk trusting me, and now you're healed and whole. Live well, live blessed!"



Luke 8:43-48 (NIV)"And a woman was there who had been subject to…"

  • 44. She came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately her bleeding stopped.

  • 45. "Who touched me?" Jesus asked. When they all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you."

  • 46. But Jesus said, "Someone touched me; I know that power has gone out from me."

  • 47. Then the woman, seeing that she could not go unnoticed, came trembling and fell at his feet. In the presence of all the people, she told why she had touched him and how she had been instantly healed.

  • 48. Then he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace."

Luke 9:1-2 (MSG)"Jesus now called the Twelve and gave them authority…"

  • 1. Jesus now called the Twelve and gave them authority and power to deal with all the demons and cure diseases.

  • 2. He commissioned them to preach the news of God's kingdom and heal the sick.



Luke 9:1-2 (NIV)"When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he…"

  • 1.When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases,

  • 2. and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.



Luke 10:9 (MSG)"heal anyone who is sick, and tell them, 'God's…"

  • 9. heal anyone who is sick, and tell them, 'God's kingdom is right on your doorstep!'

Luke 10:9 (NIV)"Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The…"

  • 9. Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you.'



Luke 10:25-37 (NIV)"On one occasion an expert in the law stood up…"

  • 25. On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"

  • 26."What is written in the Law?" he replied. "How do you read it?"

  • 27. He answered: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' "

  • 28. "You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."

  • 29. But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

  • 30. In reply Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.

  • 31. A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.

  • 32. So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.

  • 33. But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.

  • 34. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him.

  • 35. The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper. 'Look after him,' he said, 'and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.'

  • 36. "Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?"

  • 37. The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."



Luke 10:25-37 (MSG)"Just then a religion scholar stood up with a…"

  • 25.Just then a religion scholar stood up with a question to test Jesus. "Teacher, what do I need to do to get eternal life?"

  • 26. He answered, "What's written in God's Law? How do you interpret it?"

  • 27. He said, "That you love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and muscle and intelligence - and that you love your neighbor as well as you do yourself."

  • 28. "Good answer!" said Jesus. "Do it and you'll live."

  • 29. Looking for a loophole, he asked, "And just how would you define 'neighbor'?"

  • 30. Jesus answered by telling a story. "There was once a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho. On the way he was attacked by robbers. They took his clothes, beat him up, and went off leaving him half-dead.

  • 31. Luckily, a priest was on his way down the same road, but when he saw him he angled across to the other side.

  • 32. Then a Levite religious man showed up; he also avoided the injured man.

  • 33. "A Samaritan traveling the road came on him. When he saw the man's condition, his heart went out to him.

  • 34. He gave him first aid, disinfecting and bandaging his wounds. Then he lifted him onto his donkey, led him to an inn, and made him comfortable.

  • 35. In the morning he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, 'Take good care of him. If it costs any more, put it on my bill - I'll pay you on my way back.'

  • 36. "What do you think? Which of the three became a neighbor to the man attacked by robbers?"

  • 37. "The one who treated him kindly," the religion scholar responded. Jesus said, "Go and do the same."



Luke 13:10-17 (NIV)"On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the…"

  • 10. On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues,

  • 11. and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all.

  • 12. When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, "Woman, you are set free from your infirmity."

  • 13. Then he put his hands on her, and immediately she straightened up and praised God.

  • 14. Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue ruler said to the people, "There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath."

  • 15. The Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?

  • 16. Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?"

  • 17. When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing.



Luke 13:10-17 (MSG)"He was teaching in one of the meeting places…"

  • 10. He was teaching in one of the meeting places on the Sabbath.

  • 11. There was a woman present, so twisted and bent over with arthritis that she couldn't even look up. She had been afflicted with this for eighteen years.

  • 12. When Jesus saw her, he called her over. "Woman, you're free!"

  • 13. He laid hands on her and suddenly she was standing straight and tall, giving glory to God.

  • 14. The meeting-place president, furious because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the congregation, "Six days have been defined as work days. Come on one of the six if you want to be healed, but not on the seventh, the Sabbath."

  • 15. But Jesus shot back, "You frauds! Each Sabbath every one of you regularly unties your cow or donkey from its stall, leads it out for water, and thinks nothing of it.

  • 16. So why isn't it all right for me to untie this daughter of Abraham and lead her from the stall where Satan has had her tied these eighteen years?"

  • 17. When he put it that way, his critics were left looking quite silly and red-faced. The congregation was delighted and cheered him on.



Luke 14:1-6 (NIV)"One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house…"

  • 1. One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched.

  • 2. There in front of him was a man suffering from dropsy.

  • 3. Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

  • 4. But they remained silent. So taking hold of the man, he healed him and sent him away.

  • 5. Then he asked them, "If one of you has a son or an ox that falls into a well on the Sabbath day, will you not immediately pull him out?"

  • 6. And they had nothing to say.



Luke 14:1-6 (MSG)"One time when Jesus went for a Sabbath meal with…"

  • 1. One time when Jesus went for a Sabbath meal with one of the top leaders of the Pharisees, all the guests had their eyes on him, watching his every move.

  • 2. Right before him there was a man hugely swollen in his joints.

  • 3. So Jesus asked the religion scholars and Pharisees present, "Is it permitted to heal on the Sabbath? Yes or no?"

  • 4. They were silent. So he took the man, healed him, and sent him on his way.

  • 5. Then he said, "Is there anyone here who, if a child or animal fell down a well, wouldn't rush to pull him out immediately, not asking whether or not it was the Sabbath?"

  • 6. They were stumped. There was nothing they could say to that.



Luke 14:12-14 (NIV)"Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a…"

  • 12.Then Jesus said to his host, "When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid.

  • 13. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind,

  • 14. and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."



Luke 14:12-14 (MSG)"Then he turned to the host. "The next time you…"

  • 12. Then he turned to the host. "The next time you put on a dinner, don't just invite your friends and family and rich neighbors, the kind of people who will return the favor.

  • 13.Invite some people who never get invited out, the misfits from the wrong side of the tracks.

  • 14. You'll be - and experience - a blessing. They won't be able to return the favor, but the favor will be returned - oh, how it will be returned! - at the resurrection of God's people."



Luke 14:21 (NIV)""The servant came back and reported this to his…"

  • 21 "The servant came back and reported this to his master. Then the owner of the house became angry and ordered his servant, 'Go out quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame.'

Luke 14:21 (MSG)""The servant went back and told the master what…"

  • 21. "The servant went back and told the master what had happened. He was outraged and told the servant, 'Quickly, get out into the city streets and alleys. Collect all who look like they need a square meal, all the misfits and homeless and wretched you can lay your hands on, and bring them here.'

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