Let me tell you a story Luke 10:30-37

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1. The Samaritan The only one to pass the test

1.1. Why a Samaritan

1.1.1. The attitude of Jewish Religious people

1.2. Luke 10:33 (NLT) 33 “Then a despised Samaritan came along, ...

1.3. Who they are is complex

1.3.1. Suffice to say they were despised

1.3.2. Seen by the Jews as siding with the us Syrians and engaging in polytheism,

1.3.3. It was a really big deal that Jesus would have anything to do with his Samaritan.

1.3.4. Tobbit 4:17: “Place your bread on the grave of the righteous, but give none to sinners.”

1.3.4.1. The Catholic church, The only church until the Reformation looks to anything the Pope says as higher than scripture.

1.3.4.2. After the Protestant Reformation, many Protestant Bibles began to follow the Jewish canon and exclude the additional texts (which came to be called the Apocrypha) as noncanonical.

1.3.4.3. Though the Tobbit can show us things about Jewish culture and thought, it was not considered Canon, or inspired, at the time of Jesus

1.3.5. Vid

1.3.6. Sirach 12:1–7 cautions that one should know to whom one is doing good; vv. 4–5: “Give to the devout, but do not help the sinner. Do good to the humble, but do not give to the ungodly; hold back their bread, and do not give it to them …”; v. 7: “Give to the one who is good, but do not help the sinner.”

2. Jesus is Challenged by a Jewish Lawyer.

2.1. Question: Luke 10:25 (NLT) 25 One day an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus by asking him this question: “Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?”

2.1.1. Scholars think that the lawyer was trying to trap Jesus.

2.2. Jesus answers a question with a question: Luke 10:26 (NLT) 26 Jesus replied, “What does the law of Moses say? How do you read it?”

2.2.1. The Socratic method

2.2.1.1. Socrates became best known as a questioner of everything and everyone. His style of teaching—immortalized as the Socratic method—involved not conveying knowledge, but rather asking question after clarifying question until his students arrived at their own understanding.

2.3. The lawyer's answer: Luke 10:27 (NLT) 27 The man answered, “ ‘You must love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.’ And, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ ”

2.3.1. Neighbor

2.3.1.1. Pronounce

2.3.2. The lawyer is quoting The Shema.

2.3.2.1. The most Holy and Ancient part of a Jewish worship service.

2.4. Ding Ding He gets a prize: Luke 10:28 (NLT) 28 “Right!” Jesus told him. “Do this and you will live!”

2.4.1. Well that was easy

2.5. The Lawyer gets uncomfortable: Luke 10:29 (NLT) 29 The man wanted to justify his actions, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

2.5.1. He's looking to bolster his claim that he is righteous.

2.5.2. The lawyer needs to limit the demands of the law.

2.5.3. The lawyers response should have been to ask, “How can I do this? I am not able. I need help.”

2.5.3.1. That is What Jesus is waiting for

2.5.4. We always missed the point when we tried to find the "limits" to God's commands.

2.5.4.1. "Do I need to stop… To be a Christian"

2.5.4.2. There's no such thing as a little sin

2.5.4.3. We are all a work in progress becoming more like Jesus every day.

3. Let me tell you a story

3.1. The Trip

3.1.1. A man is going from Jerusalem to Jericho.

3.1.1.1. Luke 10:30 (NLT) 30 Jesus replied with a story: “A Jewish man was traveling from Jerusalem down to Jericho,...

3.2. The Trouble

3.2.1. He is attached by some robbers who take his money, best him, and leave him for dead.

3.2.1.1. Luke 10:30 (NLT) 30 ... and he was attacked by bandits. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him up, and left him half dead beside the road.

3.3. The Test

3.3.1. God permits three men to pass his way, testing their compassion in helping one in need.

3.3.1.1. The first two fail the test

3.3.1.1.1. The Preist

3.3.1.1.2. The Temple assistant, Levite, scribe

3.4. Jesus is saying to the lawyer "these people are like you"

3.4.1. Your "religion" misses the point completely

3.4.2. Spoiled brat, old fart Christians.

4. Like the lawyer we are looking for limits tour responsibilities

4.1. Sin

4.2. Serving

4.3. Forgiving

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