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).