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Luke 7:18-50

NIV 18 John's disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them, NIV 18 John's disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them, NIV 19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?" NIV 19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?" NIV 20 When the men came to Jesus, they said, "John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?' " NIV 20 When the men came to Jesus, they said, "John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?' " NIV 21 At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, sicknesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind. NIV 21 At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, sicknesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind. NIV 22 So he replied to the messengers, "Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. NIV 22 So he replied to the messengers, "Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. NIV 23 Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me." NIV 23 Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me." NIV 24 After John's messengers left, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? NIV 24 After John's messengers left, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? NIV 25 If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear expensive clothes and indulge in luxury are in palaces. NIV 25 If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear expensive clothes and indulge in luxury are in palaces. NIV 26 But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. NIV 26 But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. NIV 27 This is the one about whom it is written: " 'I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.' NIV 27 This is the one about whom it is written: " 'I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.' NIV 28 I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he." NIV 28 I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he." NIV 29 (All the people, even the tax collectors, when they heard Jesus' words, acknowledged that God's way was right, because they had been baptized by John. NIV 29 (All the people, even the tax collectors, when they heard Jesus' words, acknowledged that God's way was right, because they had been baptized by John. NIV 30 But the Pharisees and experts in the law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.) NIV 30 But the Pharisees and experts in the law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.) NIV 31 "To what, then, can I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? NIV 31 "To what, then, can I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? NIV 32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to each other: " 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not cry.' NIV 32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to each other: " 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not cry.' NIV 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.' NIV 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.' NIV 34 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and "sinners." ' NIV 34 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and "sinners." ' NIV 35 But wisdom is proved right by all her children." NIV 35 But wisdom is proved right by all her children." NIV 36 Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table. NIV 36 Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table. NIV 37 When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume, NIV 37 When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume, NIV 38 and as she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them. NIV 38 and as she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them. NIV 39 When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching him and what kind of woman she is--that she is a sinner." NIV 39 When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching him and what kind of woman she is--that she is a sinner." NIV 40 Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to tell you." "Tell me, teacher," he said. NIV 40 Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to tell you." "Tell me, teacher," he said. NIV 41 "Two men owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. NIV 41 "Two men owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. NIV 42 Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?" NIV 42 Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?" NIV 43 Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled." "You have judged correctly," Jesus said. NIV 43 Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled." "You have judged correctly," Jesus said. NIV 44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. NIV 44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. NIV 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. NIV 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. NIV 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. NIV 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. NIV 47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven--for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little." NIV 47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven--for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little." NIV 48 Then Jesus said to her, "Your sins are forgiven." NIV 48 Then Jesus said to her, "Your sins are forgiven." NIV 49 The other guests began to say among themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?" NIV 49 The other guests began to say among themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?" NIV 50 Jesus said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace." NIV 50 Jesus said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."