BOXTOP Part 3: BecomeJanuary 26, 2020 / Living Word Family Church
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They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.
Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
“What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?”
Love the Lord your God with all your heart,and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind,and, Love your neighbor as yourself.
But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus “And who is my neighbor?”
In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.
But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him.
The next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’
Jesus redefined NEIGHBOR
“Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”
Which of the three loved the Lord his God with all his heart, soul, mind, and strengthby loving someone else as himself?
The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.”Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.”
Bringing us to the Father
Giving His life
Becoming a servant
Bring People – Be a Bringer
Bring – Be a Bringer
Give – Be Generous
Serve – Join a Team