Bless Every Home – CareOctober 18, 2020
Bless Every Home: CARE
“I never saw myself as a TV star. I always thought I was a neighbor who just came in for a visit.” Mr. Rogers
- We need to as Jesus saw. (vs. 35–36)
When he saw the crowds… vs. 36
When over the years someone has seen you at your worst, and knows you with all your strengths and flaws, yet commits him—or herself—to you wholly, it is a consummate experience.
Tim Keller, Meaning of Marriage
- We need to as Jesus felt. (vs. 36)
…he had compassion for them… vs. 36
- Jesus saw people as “harassed.” vs. 36
- Jesus saw people as “helpless.” vs. 36
“A compassionate open home is part of the Christian responsibility and should be practiced up to the level of capacity.” Francis Schaffer
- We need to as Jesus did. (vs. 37–38)
…pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest. vs. 38
- Jesus prayed.
- Jesus sends us.
“Our young men are going into other fields because they don’t feel called to the mission field. We don’t need a call, we need a kick in the pants.”
Reading for next week: Acts 18:1-11