Jesus’ lament over Jerusalem in Luke is a beautiful picture of the Savior’s compassion for the lost and His dedication to completing His Father’s work. Examining this passage, Alistair Begg emphasizes Jesus’ sorrow over the Jews who had rejected Him and encourages us to respond differently, both by coming to Him and by reaching out to those who are lost. As He did for those in Jerusalem, Jesus longs to gather us to Himself.
31At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.”
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