08 Compassion (Luke 10:25-37)

08 Compassion (Luke 10:25-37)

08 Compassion Luke 10:25-37

Sermon Outline

  1. Introduction (Micah 6:8, Dt 24:10-15, Ps 82:4-5)
    1. Key Idea #8: I believe God calls all Christians to show compassion to people in need.
  2. The Testing (Luke 10:25-29)
    1. Behold
    2. Meet our first character: a Lawyer (Luke 7:30, 4:2, 12, 11:15)
    3. The Question (Luke 10:25)
      1. Interesting Question, phrased in an interesting way.
      2. The Tables are Turned (Luke 10:26)
    4. The Answer to the first question (Luke 10:28)
      1. Love is the only verb mentioned in the answer.
      2. Jesus approves of his answer as a proper summation of the Law.
    5. Self-justification (Luke 10:29)
  3. The Parable (Luke 10:30-35)
    1. A neighbor is anyone you come across in your life that is in need of healing and help.
    2. John Nolland’s definition of neighborly compassion: “Compassion is that which causes us so to identify with another’s situation such that we are prepared to act for his or her benefit (cf 7:13; 15:20).”
    3. Compassion is costly in every area of life
  4. The Test (Luke 10:36-37)
    1. Do you really love people?
    2. “How we live with others is shorthand for how we are related to God. May self-examination drive us to grace!”– Kent Hughes
  5.  Conclusion
    1. Ahmad Khatib’s Story
    2. Key Idea #8: I believe God calls all Christians to show compassion to people in need can only happen when we believe that God has shown us this same kind of compassion. (1Jn 4:19)

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