L U K E.
In this chapter we have, I. The good improvement
Christ made of a piece of news that was brought him concerning some
Galileans, that were lately massacred by Pilate, as they were
sacrificing in the temple at Jerusalem, ver. 1-5. II. The parable of the fruitless
fig-tree, by which we are warned to bring forth fruits meet for
that repentance to which he had in the foregoing passage called us,
ver. 6-9. III. Christ's
healing a poor infirm woman on the sabbath day, and justifying
himself in it, ver.
11-17. IV. A repetition of the parables of the grain of
mustard-seed and the leaven, ver.
18-22. V. His answer to the question concerning the
number of the saved, ver.
23-30. VI. The slight he put upon Herod's malice and
menaces, and the doom of Jerusalem read, ver. 31-35.