"Except you repent, you shall all likewise perish!"
Without the mercy and help of God, the cry goes forth a second time:
"Cut it down!"
AN OMINOUS NOTE
There has been an ominous note ringing in the Gospel of Luke ever since Jesus set His face like a flint, determined to go to Jerusalem (Luke 9:51). This was the turning point of Luke’s Gospel, and has implications both for Jesus Himself (Luke 13:33), and for