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Verses of Luke 17

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Luke 17:17 Commentary - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

In the face of these ten lepers we may, as in a glass, behold the face and complexion of all mankind. How few are there, oh Lord! Scarce more than one in ten, who after single mercies return suitable thanks. Men howl to God upon their beds, but run away from God as soon as they are raised up by him.

Observe farther, what an exact account Christ keeps of his own dispensed favors: Were there not ten cleansed? He forgets our sins, but records his own mercies. It is one of his glorious titles, a God forgiving and forgetting iniquity; but his mercies are over all his works, and deserve everlasting remembrance. God keeps a register of his mercies towards us. Oh shall we not record the favors received from him, at once declare his bounty towards us, and our thankfulness towards him?

Observe lastly, the thankful leper was a Samaritan, but the nine that were unthankful were Israelites.

Learn thence, that the more we are bound to God, the more shameful is our ingratitude towards him; where God may justly expect the greatest returns of praise and service, he sometimes receives least. God has more rent, and better paid him, from a smokey cottage, than he has from some stately palaces.

Verses of Luke 17

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Luke 17:17 - The Greek Testament

Luke 17:17 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Luke 17:17 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

Luke 17:17 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Luke 17:17 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Luke 17:17 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Luke 17:17 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Luke 17:17 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

Luke 17:17 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Luke 17:17 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

Luke 17:17 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

Luke 17:17 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Luke 17:17 - Gnomon of the New Testament

Luke 17:17 - The Great Texts of the Bible

Luke 17:17 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

Luke 17:17 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

Luke 17:17 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Luke 17:17 - Church Pulpit Commentary

Luke 17:17 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

Luke 17:17 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Luke 17:17 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

Luke 17:17 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Luke 17:17 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 17:17 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Luke 17:17 - Combined Bible Commentary

Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament