Luke Chapter 8

Christ Speaking in Parables

Christ speaking in parables, no doubt because He was beginning to be rejected by the leaders and was already suffering indifference as a result of His Galilee labours (see Matt 11:20 and 12:14 etc.) See many references in Psalm 78:2 and Isaiah 6:9,10.

Luke 8:4

Psalms 78:2

Isaiah 6:9,10

Matthew 13:13-17,34,35 (P)

See important footnote"c" in J.N.D. bible.

JT v48, pp455

Covers remarks of the changes in the Lord's ministy and service in chs. 11,12 and 13.

JT v48, pp464

Comments on Ch. 13.

JND v2, pp319,320

JND Collected writings. JND clarifys the teaching of the parables ,over against error abuot Christianity bringing in the millenium..

JND v11, pp127

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp279-303

JND Collected writings. Read whole lecture on Matt. 13.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Judgment day, most events prior to the Millennium, but also may look on to the Great White Throne. See many references in Deut 28:1-69, Jer 17:10, Is.2:12,Is.24:1-23, Joel 3:2,9-17 and N.T. references below.

Luke 8:17

Deuteronomy 28:1-68

More long term historical judgments related to Isreal and Judah.

Psalms 96:13

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Isaiah 24:1-23

Day of the Lord.

Jeremiah 17:10

Joel 3:2,9-17


Matthew 10:15 (P)

Matthew 11:22-24

Matthew 12:36-42

Matthew 13:42

Matthew 16:27

Matthew 24:15-21

Matthew 24:5,6

Matthew 25:31-46

Mark 12:38-40

Luke 10:14

Luke 12:47,48

Luke 17:26-30

John 12:48

Acts 17:31

Romans 2:5,6,16

Romans 3:23

2 Thessalonians 1:8-10

Hebrews 9:27,28

Hebrews 10:29-31

1 Peter 1:7,13

2 Peter 2:9

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 20:11-13

Great white throne.

JND v11, pp145

JND Collected writings, general comments about ch. 10.

Nothing is hid on judgment day. See Matt 10:15.

Luke 8:17 (G)

Matthew 10:15

The dead great and small are standing before the throne. Books were opened and another, the book of life was opened. The dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works. See references below.

Luke 8:17

Psalms 69:28

Jeremiah 17:10

Daniel 7:10

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 12:36,37

Matthew 16:27

Romans 2:16

Romans 3:23

Hebrews 9:27

1 Peter 1:15,16

Revelation 3:5

Revelation 11:18

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 20:12 (P)

Lake of Fire

Description of the lake of fire, and judgment.

Luke 8:31

Isaiah 66:24 (P)

Jeremiah 19:4-6

Jeremiah 25:15

Matthew 11:23

See footnote "c" in JND bible.Sheol, hades compared to gehenna(lake of fire).

Matthew 13:41,42

Mark 9:45-48

Luke 16:23

2 Peter 2:4

Jude 1:6-7

Revelation 14:9-11

Revelation 20:10,14

JND v2, pp364,365

JND Collected writings.

Lake of Fire

Those cursed of the nations (on the left) go to eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Luke 8:31

Daniel 12:12

Matthew 25:41 (P)

Hebrews 9:27

Hebrews 10:31

2 Peter 2:4

Jude 1:6

Revelation 1:18

Revelation 20:1,10

Bottomless pit. See Isaiah 66:24 and Matt 25:41.

Luke 8:31 (G)

Isaiah 66:24

Matthew 25:41

Angels who kept not their own original state. He keeps in eternal chains of darkness. See many references below.

Luke 8:31

Genesis 6:1,2

Sons of God generally viewed as angels.

Matthew 25:41

2 Peter 2:4

Jude 1:6 (P)

Revelation 1:18

Christ has control of these beings. He is head of all principalities and authorities. He has the keys of death and of hades.

Revelation 12:4