Scott Cody • Sermon • • 208 views
Lesson Intro Can you name some famous neighbors Tim “Tool Man” Taylor – Wilson Ricky and Lucy Ricardo – Fred and Ethel Mertz Daren & Samantha Stevens – Abner ad Gladys Kravitz jerry Seinfeld – kosmo Kramer Scripture calls us to be good neighbors, but what does that mean.. Encounter (Lk 10:25) " On one…
Scott Cody • Illustration • • 207 views
In 1975, a child named Raymond Dunn, Jr., was born in the state of New York. The Associated Press (AP) reported that at his birth, a skull fracture and oxygen deprivation caused severe retardation. As the child grew up, the family discovered that he had other impairments. His twisted body suffered up…
Outcasts - Luke: a Gospel for the Rejected
In response to a lawyer's question of "Who is my neighbor?," Jesus lays down a parable that challenges every follower of His to love our neighbors by stepping closer, showing compassion, sparing no cost, and shaming our critics.
Be Somebody's Miracle
Mitch Marlowe • Sermon • • 69 views
Introduction I was driving the other day to make a visit and heard a song on the radio that I had never heard. It was a simple song that was called Be Somebody’s Miracle. It was performed by the gospel group Brian Free and Assurance. I had to look up the words and as I did, I was moved with their simplicity.…
A prediction was made by a respectable scientist that science will be able to provide eternal life to human beings by 2025-2030. Now in 2019, how close are we to see it happen? Will it ever happen? This sermon will tackle the issue with Jesus' teaching of eternal life in Luke 10:25-37. Let's check it out!
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 49 views
Journalist Anthony Breznican tells a heart grabbing story of the day he met Fred Rogers, the creator and star of the children’s television show, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. It was during a difficult time in his life. “The future seemed hopeless. I was struggling, lonely, dealing with a lot of broken pieces…
Scott Cody • Illustration • • 39 views
We’re exposed daily to so much human tragedy we’ve experienced what some have called compassion fatigue. Having felt sorry for so many flood victims, earthquake victims and war victims we simply cannot muster the sympathy we know we ought to have for fresh casualties. But even worse than compassion fatigue…
Robby Roberson • Illustration • • 28 views
The Little Lame Boy */“A little lame boy was once hurrying to catch a train. In the press of the crowd he experienced real difficulty in manipulating his crutches, especially as he was carrying a basket full of fruit and candy. As the passengers rushed along, one hit the basket by mistake, knocking oranges,…
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 28 views
Recently, a remake of the Parable of the Good Samaritan occurred in China. After automobile hit a 2-year old child, the driver fled the scene of the accident. Pedestrians ignored the injured child lying with blood in the street. No one stopped to help. No one except Chen Xianmei, a poor woman, who was…
Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 25 views
How Can I Love My Neighbor? Luke 10:25-37 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 26, 2012 *Some years ago, I was blessed to be part of a mission team in South Asia. It was about nine months after a major earthquake in the region. Over 100,000 people were killed, many more were injured,…
Luke: The Story of Jesus
How do we receive eternal life? Who is my neighbour? These were the questions Jesus was asked by an exeprt in the law, and they are questions that are still really important for us to think about toay. As we unpack Jesus' answer we see that love of neighbour is a vital response of anyone who has been impacted by God's great love for us.
James Mattek • First Evangelical Lutheran Church • Sermon • • 19 views • 21:30
You've probably heard the parable of the Good Samaritan. Jesus tells us to love our neighbor, right? Yes, but it's more than that. It's a reminder of the way that Jesus helped us, including us in the greatest "feel good story" of all time.
Introduction vv. 25-28 In ancient times there was a woman, tradition says her name was Photina, who had lived a hard life. Her people were outcasts. They had married into families that weren’t approved by national leaders and so they were rejected. In fact, travellers would go miles out of their way…
At first glance the parable of the Good Samaritan appears to be pretty simple to understand. An expert in Jewish law asks Jesus, “What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” and Jesus tells a story about a man who helped a stranger. “Go and do likewise.” Seems simple enough. Be nice to strangers and you’ll…
How to Neighbor
Steve • Sermon • • 12 views
Intro Won’t you be a neighbor? Fred Rogers - I’ve preached on this text before but it’s one of those that just pierces my heart when we see it correctly. Fred Rogers Today we’re going to see the secret ingredient and frankly the radical nature of what it means to really be neighborly. 25 On one occasion…
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A year ago this Sunday, we stood on the corner as the Sheep Gate Road enters into the Kidron Valley and watched scout troops come down one by one in their Palm Sunday procession. It was interesting, every Christian church there has a scout troop, and it is much like the Boy Scouts, but there are certainly…