Sermon Notes

Pastor Tennyson C. Shifley                      Sept 21, 2014

Luke 10:25-37

 Worth the Effort: When?

 I. Introduction: Stories

A. When we hear stories

B. When Jesus tells stories

(Confirmands: Who do like to hear tell you stories?)


II. The Parable of the Good Samaritan

A. Characters in the story

B. Hear the story


III. When we serve

A. To impress others

B. To win God’s approval?

C. To fulfill obligation?

(Confirmands: How or where do you like to serve the most?)


IV. When the…

(Confirmands: How did each of these people view the wounded man?)

 A.  Experts in the law: _______________________

 B. Robbers:________________________________

 C. Levite:__________________________________

 D. Innkeeper:_______________________________

 E. Samaritan:_______________________________


V. The main character

(Confirmands: What does Jesus see?)

 A. When Jesus looks at…, he sees:



“Let your light so shine before others, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”   Matthew 5:16