Luke 12:41 For Those Who Hear It

Luke 12:41 (KJV)
Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all?

Earlier in the chapter the Bible says, Luke 12:1 (KJV)
In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

He spoke the truths of this passage to His disciples first of all, but Peter understood they were meant to make it to all. 

  • They were not to be hidden
  • They were to be proclaimed from the housetops
  • They were to do as the wise steward
  • They were to have their loins girt and their lights lit
  • They were to judge and discern what is right

The Word of God is for those who hear it first of all. But it is also for those who never hear and do not know every bit as much. 

Luke 12:47-48 (KJV)
And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

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Luke 12:41 For Those Who Hear It

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Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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