VERSE OF THE DAY
Luke 19:10 (New Living Translation)
For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”
For Jesus saves he came to separate all from sin and bring life into them from the father to all man kind who were lost and sinners for he already knew his fate for all of us were born in sin and were on our road to death the only way for our salvation was a mediator in Jesus sent and planned by God set in his plans he had for our salvation from evil from the scheme of Satan Jesus knew he had to follow through with his father’s plans and abide by his father to be our savior
What Does Luke 19:10 Mean? ►
“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”
I am sure when he got up that morning, Zacchaeus did not expect that before long he would be entertaining the Son of God in his own home.
As a rich, important and chief tax-collector he was an individual who was hated by the Jews and despised by the Romans and was quite possibly a man who had been a swindler or a thief. But Jesus took time to come to him, to call to him and to open up for him the path of salvation, for Jesus has come to seek and to save that which was lost.
No doubt God had been preparing the heart of this wealthy yet detested tax-collector, for God is able to discern the motives of every man, and this meeting with Christ brought a sinner to repentance, when confronted with the incomparable perfection of the Son of Man.
How unlike the arrogant Pharisees, who looked with such disdain on tax-collectors and sinners and thanked God that they were so different from such ‘offensive’ people. These self-righteous men were so proud that they fasted twice a week, paid tithes of all their cumin and dill. They were unswervingly righteous in their own unenlightened and petty little eyes, yet failed to act justly to love mercy and to walk humbly before God.
How different the Lord Jesus was from those critical Jewish leaders, who so readily accused the Lord Jesus of fraternising with tax-collectors and sinners! But that day, salvation came to the house of Zacchaeus, for the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which
What does Luke 19:10 mean?
John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible
For the son of man
Meaning himself, who was truly man, and the Messiah, and which was one of his names in the Old Testament:
from heaven, into this world, being sent by the Father, and with the full consent and good will of his own:
to seek and save that which was lost:
as all his elect were in Adam, and by their own actual transgressions; and are considered as such, whilst in a state of unregeneracy: and particularly the lost sheep of the house of Israel are meant, one of which Zacchaeus was; and so the words are a reason of Christ’s looking him up, and calling him by his grace, and making a discovery of himself, and an application of salvation to him; see ( Matthew 18:11 ) .
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