Delivered By
Will Robbins
Delivered On
July 23, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Central Passage
Luke 6:36-38
Subject
Gospel of Luke Series
Description

SERMON Based Devotional

Theme: Mercy/ Grace

Read Luke 7:36-50

  1. What does this story say . . .
  • about the sinful woman?
  • about the other guests?
  • about Simon, the Jewish religious scholar?
  1. What did you learn about Jesus from this text?

  2. Who do you identify with in this story? Why?

  3. If you have not seen yourself as needing grace, why does that limit your ability to be merciful?

  4. What have missed out on in your life by not forgiving someone else?

  5. Who do you need to forgive without limit so that you can enter Christ’s joy and blessing?


SERMON NOTES

“Mercy’s Rewards” Luke 6:36-38

V. 36

God’s mercy through the cross of Christ is both the example and the goal of our behavior toward other sinners. Rom. 5:8, 2Peter 3:9

V.37

  • Recognize sin as sin, but be merciful toward sinners . Eph. 4:32, Mt. 18:15, Gal. 6:1-2

  • The soil of forgiveness prevents the weeds of a critical spirit from growing in the garden of our heart and church.

V. 38

  • Those who are generous in their mercy toward others will find that God is even more generous.

  • I will be generous by not limiting my forgiveness toward _____________ and live the blessing.

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