8th Sunday of Luke

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    • Notes
      The Greatest Commandment
      Luke 10-25-37
    • 8th Sunday of Luke (mp3 format)
    • Parable Of The Good Samaritan
      Who Is My Neighbor
      Luke 10-25-37
      SYNOPSIS:The Parable of the Good Samaritan is the best explanation in Scripture answering "Who is my neighbor?". This can only be understood by understanding our own human nature and what the "Good Samaritan", Jesus Christ has done for it. Much is explained in this parable concerning the incarnation, the church, and ourselves. If we do not understand it, we will NEVER know who is our neighbor, because we will not know ourselves.
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    • And Who Is My Neighbour
      Luke 10-25-37-Galatians 6-11-18
      SYNOPSIS:The parable of the Good Samaritan was told in response the tragic question by the lawyer, "Who is my neighbor" A Christian must never need to ask this questions, but must be answering it every moment in order to be saved. It is clear from the way we live our lives that many, and even we ourselves, do not know the answer to this question! How do we learn to love our neighbor and why is it so important?
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    • Parable Of The Good Samaritan
      The Incarnation
      Luke 10-25-37
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    • Parable Good Samaritan
      Theory Vs Practice
      Luke 10-25-37
      SYNOPSIS:The Parable of the Good Samaritan is an excellent example of how theory must become practice. The parable is a deep well, and we can talk about many things. Today we will "connect the dots", between theoretical knowledge and practical actions. Theory is useless without practice. The lawyer understood theory well, and the parable further explained the incarnation (theory) and applied it to how we must live. The dots we connect are summed up by the following snippets from this Gospel: "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God ... this do, and thou shalt live.", "who is my neighbor?", "And by chance there came down...", “But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was...", “Take care of him!". At the end we give two critical practical suggestions to how we can love our neighbor, and perhaps an unexpected benefit.
    • 8th Sunday of Luke (mp3 format)
    • Luke 10:25-37
      SYNOPSIS:The Parable of the Good Samaritan is read just before the Nativity Fast begins, because it is a beautiful, complete description of the Incarnation, using symbolic language. It is also the answer to the question "Who is my neighbor". This parable, if we understand it, teaches us who we are, and what the Incarnation did. If this knowledge abides in our heart, we know ourselves and easily can answer the question. If a man does not know himself he CANNOT know his neighbor.
    • Why would God want to have communion with me? What have I to offer God? The answer is in the parable of the Good Samaritan. (mp3 format)
    • Parable Of the Good Samaritan
      Luke 10:25-37

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