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. CHAPTER 5. 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. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. That these calls were all distinct and progressive, seems quite plain. When was the last time you were accused of being too cheerful or too happy? 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. 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. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Hi, Sign out Many desire the gifts of God but repudiate the demands of God--and, there could be nothing more dishonourable. 2. in Luke 5:18 he uses the technical term for "paralyze"—different from Matthew and Mark who used the more popular term. And no one, having drunk old wine, immediately desires new; for he says, ‘The old is better.’”. Just as fatal will it be to adapt the principles of Jesus to the old systems.” (Geldenhuys). Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. But the days will come: There would come a day when fasting is appropriate for Jesus’ followers. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. All rights reserved. In this chapter, we have, I. Christ preaching to the people out of Peter’s ship, for want of a better pulpit . Perhaps you know you are sick, and know you need a doctor, and know there is a doctor, and know the doctor can help you, and know the doctor wants to help you, but you know what the doctor will tell you to do and you just don’t want to do it. Luke knew the dangers of wealth and he sympathised with the poor. 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. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. I come with a whole new set of clothes.”. B. a. But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast in those days.” Then He spoke a parable to them: “No one puts a piece from a new garment on an old one; otherwise the new makes a tear, and also the piece that was taken out of the new does not match the old. Luke 5:1 "And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he … Jesus' gathering of disciples was not unusual in his time and Jewish setting... View the entire commentary * More information on Commentaries i. Not their first call, however, recorded in John 1:35-42; nor their second, recorded in Matthew 4:18-22; but their third and last before their appointment to the apostleship. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Prior to the reading of the Gospel for the Day — the call of the first disciples in Luke 5:1-11 — the congregation will have heard two other texts which relate quite directly to it. Jesus is the perfect doctor to heal us of our sin. The Second Lesson is … Continue reading "Commentary on Luke 5:1-11" d. That day was the Sabbath: That all this was done on the Sabbath day will be the source of the controversy that follows. This account is also distinctive in that it focuses on Simon Peter, mentioning James and John only briefly in verse 10 and Andrew not at all. c. But new wine must be put into new wineskins, and both are preserved: Jesus’ point is clear. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. ii. (17-26) Levi called, Christ's answer to the Pharisees. You can check these in your browser security settings. b. Click on the different category headings to find out more. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. 5: [ PDF ] Discipler's Answer Outline for Ch. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. 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). iii. Chapter Contents. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage.