Thematic Bible

Luke 18:1 (show verse)

And He spoke a parable to them that it behooves them to pray always, and not to faint;

Luke 18:2 (show verse)

saying, There was a certain judge in a certain city, fearing not God, and regarding not man.

Luke 18:3 (show verse)

And there was a widow in that city; and she continued to come to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

Luke 18:4 (show verse)

And he was not willing for a time: but after these things he said in himself, Though I fear not God nor regard man,

Luke 18:5 (show verse)

yet because this widow causes me trouble, I will avenge her, lest coming forever she may smite me in the face.

Luke 18:6 (show verse)

But the Lord said, I fear what the unjust judge says.

Luke 18:7 (show verse)

And shall not God avenge His elect, crying to Him day and night, and He is long-suffering over them?

Luke 18:8 (show verse)

I say unto you, that He will avenge them speedily. Moreover the Son of man having come, will He then find faith upon the earth?

Luke 18:9 (show verse)

And He spoke this parable to certain ones having confidence in themselves that they are righteous, and despising the rest.

Luke 18:10 (show verse)

Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.

Luke 18:11 (show verse)

The Pharisee standing was praying in these words, God, I thank thee because I am not like the rest of the men, extortioners, unjust, adulterous, or even as this publican:

Luke 18:12 (show verse)

I fast twice per week; I give tithes of all things so many as I possess.

Luke 18:13 (show verse)

But the publican, standing a great way off, did not wish even to lift up his eyes to the heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, be merciful to me the sinner.

Luke 18:14 (show verse)

I say unto you, He went down to his house justified rather than the other: because every one exalting himself shall be abased; and the one humbling himself shall be exalted.

Luke 18:15 (show verse)

And they were indeed bringing the infants to Him, that He should touch them: but the disciples seeing rebuked them.

Luke 18:16 (show verse)

And Jesus calling them to Him, said, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.

Luke 18:17 (show verse)

Truly I say unto you, whosoever may not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, can not enter into it.

Luke 18:18 (show verse)

And a certain ruler asked Him, saying, Good Teacher, having done what, shall I inherit eternal life?

Luke 18:19 (show verse)

And Jesus said to him, Why do you call me good? No one is good, except One, God.

Luke 18:20 (show verse)

You know the commandments, thou must not commit adultery, thou must not murder, thou must not steal, thou must not bear false witness, honor thy father and mother.

Luke 18:21 (show verse)

And he said, All these things have I kept from my youth.

Luke 18:22 (show verse)

And Jesus hearing these things, said to him, Still one thing is lacking to thee: Sell all things whatsoever you have, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.

Luke 18:23 (show verse)

And hearing these things, he went away very sorrowful; for he was exceedingly rich.

Luke 18:24 (show verse)

Jesus seeing him said, How hardly will those having riches enter into the kingdom of God!

Luke 18:25 (show verse)

For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to go into the kingdom of God.

Luke 18:26 (show verse)

And those hearing said, And who is able to be saved?

Luke 18:27 (show verse)

And He said, Those things which are impossible with men are possible with God.

Luke 18:28 (show verse)

And Peter said, Behold, we have left all things, and followed thee.

Luke 18:29 (show verse)

And He said to them, Truly I say unto you, that there is no one who has left house, or parents, or brothers, or wife, or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,

Luke 18:30 (show verse)

who may not receive a hundredfold in this time, and in the coming age eternal life.

Luke 18:31 (show verse)

And taking the twelve aside, He said to them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things which have been written by the prophets shall be perfected to the Son of man.

Luke 18:32 (show verse)

For He will be delivered to the Gentiles; and be mocked, and insulted, and spat upon:

Luke 18:33 (show verse)

and having scourged Him, they will kill Him; and He will arise the third day.

Luke 18:34 (show verse)

And they understood none of these things; and this word was hidden from them, and they did not know the things spoken.

Luke 18:35 (show verse)

And it came to pass, while He was drawing nigh to Jericho, a certain blind man was sitting by the wayside begging.

Luke 18:36 (show verse)

And hearing the multitude passing by, he inquired what it might be.

Luke 18:37 (show verse)

And they told him that Jesus the Nazarene is going along.

Luke 18:38 (show verse)

And he cried out saying, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.

Luke 18:39 (show verse)

And the passersby continued to rebuke him, that he should keep silent: but he continued to cry out much more, O thou son of David, have mercy on me.

Luke 18:40 (show verse)

And Jesus standing, commanded him to be led to Him; and he drawing nigh, He asked him,

Luke 18:41 (show verse)

What do you wish that I shall do to you? And he said, Lord, that I may look up.

Luke 18:42 (show verse)

And Jesus said to him, Look up: thy faith hath saved thee.

Luke 18:43 (show verse)

And immediately he looked up, and followed Him, glorifying God: and all the people, seeing, gave praise to God.