Luke 5 Devotional Commentary

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Luke 5:8

Peter and the other disciples had been witness to certain signs and wonders, which we discover were designed to authenticate Christ's claims to be the anointed Messiah of Israel, for all that He said and all that He did was foretold by the prophets of old. We read of His power over unclean spirits and demons, which caused His fame to spread far and wide.. and Peter himself was witness to many such healing and miracles. Peter had seen his own mother-in-law read more...

Luke 5:31

The Holy Spirit of God was upon the Lord Jesus Christ Who was sent by the Father to bring good news to those that were afflicted. He came to bind up the broken-hearted, proclaim liberty to captives, to declare freedom to prisoners, and to pour out the Lord's favour on all who trust in Him.

Jesus came to comfort all who mourn... and to adorn each one with a glorious garland of beauty instead of ashes. He came to offer the oil of read more...

Luke 5:32

Jesus was the perfect Son of God and He came in the likeness of sinful flesh, yet without sin. Jesus came to call sinners to repentance. He did not come to save righteous people for there were no righteous people, not one, for all have sinned and all have fallen short of the glory of God, and so all are sinners and all need a Saviour.

The Pharisees criticised the Lord Jesus for eating with sinners, not realising that from God's read more...