JUNE 24, 2018

THE UPSIDE DOWN STORIES OF JESUS--PART V

SERMON TITLE: TAKING A RISK
SERMON THEME: WHO IS YOUR NEIGHBOR
SERMON TEXT: LUKE 10:30-32

 

INTRODUCTION: WHAT ARE THE LIMITS TO CARING FOR MY NEIGHBOR?  
LUKE 10:25-29, DEUTERONOMY 6:4-9, LEVITICUS 19:18

 

I)  THE FIRST PASSERBY: A PRIEST FROM THE LOCAL TEMPLE
LUKE 10:30-31, I PETER 2:9, JAMES 4:17
           
HAVING THE RIGHT ANSWER DOES NOT MEAN YOU WILL CARRY OUT THE RIGHT ACTION.

 

II)  THE SECOND PASSERBY: A LAY PASTOR, THE LEVITE
 LUKE 10:32, ROMANS 5:8
           
YOU CAN HAVE RELIGION BUT LACK A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

 

III)  THE THIRD PASSERBY: A SAMARITAN, A HALF BREED.
LUKE 10:33-35, JOHN 14:1-3

WHO IS YOUR NEIGHBOR?  THE ONE WHO SHOWED MERCY

 

 

CONCLUSION:
LUKE 10:36-37, I JOHN 4:20-21