Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Luke 10:25-37.

Life’s a ditch:  help needed!  (Luke 10:25-37)

I.   Theology must be learned ________________ (v.28; Luke  9:57-62; Matthew 5:21ff.). 

A. “A ____________ sea never made a skillful sailor.” 

B. True theologians recognize their ________________ (v.30; John 15:5). 

II.  The Christian life consists of _____________ in the      compassion of God (vv.33-36), and ________________ toward all (v.37).

A. Compassion: consciousness of another’s ____________ and the desire to alleviate it (v.33).

1. It arises from a sense of connection to another.

2. ___________ is connected to you (Genesis 1:26-27; Colossians 3:9-10; Genesis 14:16; Ruth 3:9;     Hebrews 2:11).

B. Who are more generous:  the rich or the poor?  The ________ and the ________ who think of themselves as ________ (Luke 21:1-4).