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Luke 3:1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,

Luke 3:2 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
This was John the Baptist.
Luke 3:3 And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

Luke 3:4 As it is written in the book of the words of Esaias the prophet, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare you the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. 

Luke 3:5 Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be brought low and the crooked shall be made straight and the rough ways shall be made smooth.
This is what John said about Emmanuel's coming to humanity to straighten humanity out. How?
Luke 3:6 And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.
Psalms 98:2 "The Lord has made known his salvation. His righteousness has he openly showed in the sight of the nations."
Isaiah 40:5 "And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together for the mouth of the Lord has spoken it."
Isaiah 52:10 "The Lord has made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations and all the ends of the Earth shall see the salvation of our God."
Luke 3:7 Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

Luke 3:8 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father. For I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
What are the fruits worthy of repentance (change), the fruits that will change you?.Psalms 51:17 "The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.".That is, if one wants to be part of the real true God, he or she must know what that God accepts from one's heart and that's a sincere willingness to change, called repentance.
Luke 3:9 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees. Every tree therefore which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire. 

Luke 3:10,11 And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then? He answered and said unto them, He that has two coats, let him impart to him that has none and he that has meat.(food), let him do likewise.

Luke 3:12,13 Then came also publicans.(publicans were tax collectors).to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?.(knowing they were in a position of dislike).And he said unto them, Exact no more than that which is appointed you.
Do your duty according to what the job requires, but avoid being as some of your kind who go beyond their duty to fufill their own greedy, evil ways, taking with their authority more than what was required:.1Timothy 6:5 "Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is Godliness, from such withdraw yourself."
Luke 3:14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence.(original for 'violence' is 'don't be one to upset others in any way', like causing them fear).to no man, neither accuse any falsely.(be honest).and be content with your wages.
Avoid being greedy and grasping for more, instead, be content.
Luke 3:15 And as the people were in expectation and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ or not;

Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose. He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire;

Luke 3:17 Whose fan is in his hand and he will throughly purge his floor and will gather the wheat into his garner but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable..(?)

Luke 3:18 And many other things in his exhortation preached he unto the people.

Luke 3:19 But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias his brother Philip's wife and for all the evils which Herod had done,

Luke 3:20 Added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison.

Luke 3:21 Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Emmanuel also being baptized and praying, the heaven was opened,

Luke 3:22 And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him and a voice came from heaven, which said, You are my beloved Son; in you I am well pleased.

Luke 3:23 And Emmanuel himself began to be about thirty years of age, being, as was supposed, the son of Joseph, the son of Heli.
This being a different Joseph that the one in the Old Testament who was son of Issac.
Luke 3:24,25 Which was the son of Matthat, which was the son of Levi, which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Janna, which was the son of Joseph, Which was the son of Mattathias, which was the son of Amos, which was the son of Naum, which was the son of Esli, which was the son of Nagge,

Luke 3:26 Which was the son of Maath, which was the son of Mattathias, which was the son of Semei, which was the son of Joseph, which was the son of Juda,

Luke 3:27 Which was the son of Joanna, which was the son of Rhesa, which was the son of Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathiel, which was the son of Neri,

Luke 3:28 Which was the son of Melchi, which was the son of Addi, which was the son of Cosam, which was the son of Elmodam, which was the son of Er,

Luke 3:29 Which was the son of Jose, which was the son of Eliezer, which was the son of Jorim, which was the son of Matthat, which was the son of Levi

Luke 3:30 Which was the son of Simeon, which was the son of Juda, which was the son of Joseph, which was the son of Jonan, which was the son of Eliakim,

Luke 3:31 Which was the son of Melea, which was the son of Menan, which was the son of Mattatha, which was the son of Nathan, which was the son of David,

Luke 3:32 Which was the son of Jesse, which was the son of Obed, which was the son of Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was the son of Naasson,

Luke 3:33 Which was the son of Aminadab, which was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Phares, which was the son of Juda, 

Luke 3:34-38 Which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which was the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, which was the son of Nachor, Which was the son of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau.(this is the New Testament spelling of Peleg in the Old Testament:.Genesis 11:16), which was the son of Phalec, which was the son of Heber, which was the son of Sala, Which was the son of Cainan.(American Tract Society Bible Dictionary:."This Cainan.{who was the other Cainan?.Geneis 5:12,13), however, is not named in the three Old Testament genealogies, Genesis 10:24; 11:10-25; 1Chronicles 1:24-27, nor in any ancient version. The name occurs in two places in the Septuagint, an early Greek version and some suppose that copyists of Luke's gospel inserted the name, in order to agree with the Septuagint."), which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe, which was the son of Lamech, Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel, which was the son of Cainan, Which was the son of Enos.(Genesis 4:26), which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam of God.

Luke 4:1 And Emmanuel being full of the Holy Ghost.(John 3:34).returned from Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness.

Luke 4:2 Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.(was hungry)

Luke 4:3 And the devil said unto him, If you be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.

Luke 4:4 And Emmanuel answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God
That is, the good God.(*), because there is another God as well, the bad one.
Luke 4:5 And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

Luke 4:6 And the devil said unto him, All this power.(that is, all power the devil had, in order to do things he could).will I give you and the glory of them, for that is delivered unto me and to whomsoever I will I give it.
They were obviously his to give; he is the prince of the world, a God over the Earth. But how was this power delivered unto the devil? Eclectic Notes, JND N&C 6/142f:."delivered unto me".is not as a matter of any right to it, but as a fact through the lusts of men.

When men (and women) in their lusts, have opened the door to the devil's offerings:.2Peter 3:17.

Luke 4:7-9 If you therefore will worship.(worship is to give attention to, as though the one to be worshipped was all important).me, all shall be yours. And Emmanuel answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan, for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God.(that is, the good God).and him only shall you serve. And he brought him to Jerusalem and set him on a pinnacle of the temple and said unto him, If you be the Son of God, cast yourself down from hence.
'If you be', Ha ha! the devil darn well knew who Christ was, but this God of the dark side that we call the devil, was acting in such a way so as to get Christ to think that he was under his control by getting him to lower himself and respond to his evil instructions.
Luke 4:10,11 For it is written.(Psalms 91:11,12), He shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you. And in their hands they shall bear you up, lest at any time you dash your foot against a stone.
The devil knows the scriptures well, well enough to manipulate them.
Luke 4:12 And Emmanuel answering said unto him, It is said.(said where?.Deuteronomy 6:16; Exodus 17:7), Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:13 And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.

Luke 4:14 And Emmanuel returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee. And there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.

Luke 4:15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.
They all appreciated so much how what He said was helpful and inspiring to them.
Luke 4:16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day and stood up for to read.

Luke 4:17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias.(Isaiah). And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written.(Isaiah 61:1),

Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives.(captives to what?).and recovering of sight to the blind.(Luke 6:39), to set at liberty them that are bruised.

Luke 4:19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
The time when people are accepted by God the Father, because of what Christ came to do.

Quoted in the Old Testament at.Isaiah 61:2, where it explains what is this 'acceptable year'.

Luke 4:20,21 And he closed the book.(what book? verse 17 above).and he gave it again to the minister and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.

Luke 4:22 And all bare him witness and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

Luke 4:23-27 And he said unto them, You will surely say unto me this proverb 'Physician heal thyself'. Whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in your country. And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.  But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias.(Elijah), when the heaven was shut up three years and six months.(James 5:17; 1Kings 17:1), when great famine was throughout all the land, but unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus.(Elisha).the prophet and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman.(2Kings 5:9-14).the Syrian.
Barnes Notes: This proverb was probably in common use at that time. The meaning is this: Suppose that a man should attempt to heal another when he was himself diseased in the same manner. It would be natural to ask him first to cure himself and thus to render it manifest that he was worthy of confidence. The connection of this proverb here is this: 'You profess to be the Messiah. You have wrought miracles at Capernaum. You profess to be able to deliver us from our maladies, our sins and afflictions. Show that you have the power. Show us that you are worthy of our confidence by working miracles right here and now, as you profess to have done at Capernaum'. Prove it to us. It was only a demand that he would show the proper evidence by miracles why they should trust in him and he proceeds to show them why he would not give them this evidence.
Luke 4:28-30 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath and rose up and thrust him out of the city and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. But he passing through the midst of them went his way, 

Luke 4:31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee and taught them on the sabbath days.

Luke 4:32 And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with power.
Matthew 7:29.
Luke 4:33 And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil and cried out with a loud voice,
Other writers of the Bible simply use the word 'demon' as it's understood that all demons are unclean, that is, still in evil and propagate that to man?
Luke 4:34 Saying, Let us alone, what have we to do with you, you Emmanuel of Nazareth, are you come to destroy us? I know you who you are, the Holy One of God.

Luke 4:35 And Emmanuel rebuked him saying, Hold thy peace.(another way of saying 'be silenced', shut up) and come out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him and hurt him not.

Luke 4:36,37 And they were all amazed and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits and they come out. And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about. 

Luke 4:38 And he arose out of the synagogue and entered into Simon's house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever and they besought him for her.

Luke 4:39 And he stood over her and rebuked the fever and it left her and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.

Luke 4:40 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him and he laid his hands on every one of them and healed them.

Luke 4:41 And devils also came out of many, crying out and saying, You art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak, for they knew that he was Christ.

Luke 4:42 And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place and the people sought him and came unto him and stayed him, that he should not depart from them.

Luke 4:43 And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also, for therefore am I sent.

Luke 4:44 And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee.

Luke 5:1 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,
Lake Gennesaret (map). 'Gennesaret' means a 'harp'. It is also called the sea of Galilee and the sea of Tiberias. The whole area is a lovely fertile region. The lake itself is 12 by 7 miles (20 by 11 km) and goes deep to 700 feet (210 m) lower than the Mediterranean Sea (map).
Luke 5:2,3 And saw two ships standing by the lake, but the fishermen were gone out of them and were washing their nets. And he entered into one of the ships, which was Simon's and asked him to thrust out a little from the land. And he sat down and taught the people out of the ship. 

Luke 5:4-7 Now when he had left off speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night and have taken nothing, nevertheless at your word I will let down the net. And when they had this done, they inclosed a great multitude of fishes and their net broke. And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

Luke 5:8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Emmanuel's knees saying, Depart from me for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

Luke 5:9,10 For he was astonished and all that were with him at the draught of the fishes which they had taken. And so was also James and John, the sons of Zebedee, which were partners with Simon. And Emmanuel said unto Simon, Fear not, from henceforth you shall catch men.
That is, be instrumental in reaching the hearts of humanity back then with the message of the gospel.
Luke 5:11 And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all and followed him.
No doubt this was soon after arriving back on land, unloading all the fish and saying goodbye for a while to family and friends.
Luke 5:12 And it came to pass, when he was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy, who seeing Emmanuel, fell on his face and besought him, saying, Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.

Luke 5:13,14 And he put forth his hand and touched him saying, I will, be you clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him. And he charged him to tell no man, but go and show yourself to the priest and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Luke 5:15 But so much the more went there a fame abroad of him and great multitudes came together to hear and to be healed by him of their infirmities.
John 21:25.
Luke 5:16 And he withdrew himself into the wilderness and prayed.

Luke 5:17 And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee and Judaea and Jerusalem and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.(*).

Luke 5:18-20 And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy and they sought means to bring him in and to lay him before him. And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the housetop and let him down through the tiling with his couch.(a small bed, a pad, he was on).into the midst before Emmanuel. And when he saw their faith, he said unto him, Man, your sins are forgiven you.

Luke 5:21,22 But the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this which speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone? But when Emmanuel perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto them, What reason you in your hearts?

Luke 5:23,24 Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee or to say, Rise up and walk? But that you may know that the Son of man has power upon Earth to forgive sins, he said unto the sick of the palsy, I say unto thee, Arise and take up your couch.(a small bed, a pad he was on outside).and go into your house.

Luke 5:25 And immediately he rose up before them, and took up that whereon he lay, and departed to his own house, glorifying God.

Luke 5:26 And they were all amazed and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, We have seen strange things to day.

Luke 5:27 And after these things he went forth and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom and he said unto him, Follow me.

Luke 5:28,29 And he left all, rose up and followed him. And Levi made him a great feast in his own house and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.

Luke 5:30 But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do you eat and drink with publicans and sinners?

Luke 5:31 And Emmanuel answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician but they that are sick.

Luke 5:32 I came not to call the righteous.(those of the ego level are sure that they are right {Proverbs 14:12} in the way they live and as such, have need of nothing of the true God:.Revelation 3:17), but sinners.(they know something is wrong in their lives that needs fixing).to repentance.
The word 'repentance' means 'change'. That's those with realization that 'something' beyond them needs to be with them in order to change and this was that way Emmanuel was sent by the Father to reveal to people (*).

1Samuel 12:20-24 "And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not. You have done all this wickedness, yet turn not aside from following God, but serve God with all your heart...for why would you go after vain things, which cannot profit...I will teach you the good and the right way...consider how great things he has done."

Repentance places all your wrongs, no matter how evil, away from affecting your life anymore:.Ephesians 5:2. Even though Christ died to spiritually cleanse all of them, making your soul clean and now in a relationship with God the Father, you should try to make amends for any harms caused to others by actions in your past, as the reap and sow law created before people were, is inexorable. In other words, you're forgiven, but you're now to walk on that new road:.Romans 6:15. Walk on that new road so you don't slip back into those things that you have been forgiven of. But, what if you do slip back?.Luke 15:11-32.

What kind of individual does God lean toward?.Isaiah 66:2.

Luke 5:33 And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often and make prayers and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees, but you eat and drink?

Luke 5:34,35 And he said unto them, Can you make the children of the bridechamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them and then shall they fast in those days.

Luke 5:36-39 And he spake also a parable unto them; No man puts a piece of a new garment upon an old, if otherwise then both the new makes a rent.(a tear in it).and the piece that was taken out of the new agrees not with the old. And no man puts new wine into old bottles else the new wine will burst the bottles and be spilled and the bottles shall perish.(bottles back then were animal skins which would stretch out to a maximum size; if used again for fermentation to produce wine they would not have been able to stretch out any more). But new wine must be put into new bottles and both are preserved. No man also having drunk old wine straightway desires new, for he says, The old is better.
People get comfortable with whatever their life is, even though their life may not be very good at all and they wish it could be better, they often lack the heart to bring it to a higher consciousness stage where it could be.