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Forgiveness, Faith and Obedience
Luke 17.1-10

There is a famous story about a man who wrote a book with the title, Humility and How I Achieved It. The title is almost as self-contradictory as, in Jesus’ world, the phrase ‘the good Samaritan’ would have been. One of the paradoxes of humility is that, unlike the other virtues, those who really possess it usually don’t have the slightest idea that they do.

The various short sayings which Luke has collected here have this as their common thread. They all point towards the humility which true servants of Jesus must learn. That seems, at least, to be one connecting link, and it’s worth exploring further...

Taken from Luke for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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