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Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke Fate and Free Will Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter:Verse)

Quote #10

"For the Son of Man is going as it has been determined, but woe to that one by whom he is betrayed!" (NRSV 22:22)

And truly the Son of man goeth, as it was determined: but woe unto that man by whom he is betrayed! (KJV 22:22)

Is this a contradiction? How can you be punished for something you're fated to do? What are the other examples of this conundrum in Luke's gospel? For some ideas, go and check out our discussions of "The Jewish People" and "The Jewish Leaders."

Quote #11

[The angels said:] "He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee, that the Son of Man must be handed over to sinners, and be crucified, and on the third day rise again." Then they remembered his words. (NRSV 24:6-8)

[The angels said]: He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee, Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again. And they remembered his words. (KJV 24:6-8)

Hindsight is 20/20. This is definitely true for the women at the empty tomb who finally understand what Jesus was talking about all of those times (9:22, 44-45 and 17:25).

Quote #12

Oh, how foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have declared! Was it not necessary that the Messiah should suffer these things and then enter into his glory?" Then beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he interpreted to them the things about himself in all the scriptures. (NRSV 24:25-27)

O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken: Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory? And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself. (KJV 24:25-27)

Now it's the turn of Cleopas and his companion to understand what's going on. Major aha moment.

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