Questions Jesus Asked # 80

Luke 6:9 – (see also Question #16 – Matthew 12:11-12, Mark 3:4, Luke 14:3) – Then Jesus said to them, “I ask you, which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to destroy it?” NIV

The account of Jesus healing the man with the “withered hand”  in a synagogue on the Sabbath is in other Gospels.  It was dealt with in Question #16 (Matthew 12:11-12); however Matthew has some men who wanted to catch Jesus breaking the Sabbath asking Jesus the question.  In Mark 3:4 and Luke 6:9, the writers have Jesus (knowing what they were thinking) bringing the man up in front of the synagogue and asking those present the question. Continue reading

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