(A) 3 For that reason, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops. ... 12 For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour and moment what [you] ought to say. I am distressed until it is accomplished! 14 But He told him, Man, who has appointed Me a judge or umpire and divider over you? From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more. 51 Do you suppose that I came to grant peace on earth? 44 Truly I tell you, he will set him in charge over all his possessions. 6 Are not five sparrows sold for two [c]copper coins? But Jesus’ primary concern was his disciples. Luke 12 Amplified Bible (AMP) God Knows and Cares 12 In the meantime, after so many thousands of the people had gathered that they were stepping on one another, Jesus began speaking first of all to His disciples, “Be continually on your guard against the [ a ] leaven of the Pharisees [that is, their pervasive, corrupting influence and teaching], which is hypocrisy [producing self-righteousness]. Luke 12:1 A substance such as yeast that consists mostly of fungi. 22 Jesus said to His disciples, “For this reason I tell you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; or about your body, as to what you will wear. 43 Blessed (happy and [o]to be envied) is that servant whom his master finds so doing when he arrives. 27 Consider the lilies, how they grow. 7 But [even] the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 27 Consider the lilies and wildflowers, how they grow [in the open field]. Luke 12 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition 12 In the meanwhile, when so many thousands of the people had gathered that they were trampling on one another, Jesus commenced by saying primarily to His disciples, Be on your guard against the leaven (ferment) of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy [producing unrest and violent agitation]. Luke 12. This leads ultimately to rejecting the deity of Christ. 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and how greatly and sorely I am urged on (impelled, [q]constrained) until it is accomplished! 55 And when [you see that] a south wind is blowing, you say, There will be severe heat! 6 Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them has [ever] been forgotten in the presence of God. 57 “And why do you not even on your own initiative judge what is right? From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more. 4 “I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have nothing more that they can do. 2 But there is nothing [so carefully] concealed that it will not be revealed, nor so hidden that it will not be made known. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. 21 So it is with the one who continues to lay up and hoard possessions for himself and is not rich [in his relation] to God [this is how he fares]. 33 “Sell your possessions (show compassion) and give [donations] to the poor. 47 And that servant who knew his master’s will, and yet did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will be beaten with many lashes [of the whip], 48 but the one who did not know it and did things worthy of a beating, will receive only a few [lashes]. 31 But [strive for and actively] seek His kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well. 1 IN THE meanwhile, when so many thousands of the people had gathered that they were trampling on one another, Jesus commenced by saying primarily to His disciples, Be on your guard against the leaven (ferment) of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy [producing unrest and violent agitation]. Of how much more worth are you than the birds! (H), 49 “I have come to cast fire (judgment) on the earth; and how I wish that it were already kindled! 22 And [Jesus] said to His disciples, Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious and troubled [with cares] about your life, as to what you will [have to] eat; or about your body, as to what you will [have to] wear. 10 And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who [d]blasphemes against the Holy Spirit [that is, whoever intentionally discredits the Holy Spirit by attributing the authenticating miracles done by Me to Satan], it will not be forgiven him [for him there is no forgiveness]. They neither labor nor spin [wool to make clothing]; yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory and splendor dressed himself like one of these. 3 Darum, was ihr in … 44 I assure you and most solemnly say to you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 24 Consider the ravens, for they neither sow [seed] nor reap [the crop]; they have no storehouse or barn, and yet God feeds them. This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own all the things you have prepared?’(C) 21 So it is for the one who continues to store up and hoard possessions for himself, and is not rich [in his relationship] toward God.”. A substance such as yeast that consists mostly of fungi. 23 For life is more than food, and the body [more] than clothes. 50 I have a baptism [of great suffering] with which to be baptized, and how [greatly] I am distressed until it is accomplished!