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Best seat in the house - Luke 14:1-14

This is a sermon from the morning service on 10th October 2021.

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Luke 14:1-14 – Best seat in the house

Introduction

 

            Awkward social situations

 

 

What happens when you are full of compassion? (14:1-6)

 

            You lack compassion

 

 

 

 

 

            I’m full of compassion

 

 

 

 

 

What happens when you are full of pride? (14:7-14)

 

            Don’t be a proud guest (v7-11)

 

 

 

            Don’t be a proud host (v12-14)

 

 

 

 

 What stops us showing hospitality?

            Too scary

 

            Too costly

 

            Too busy

 

Conclusion

 

Questions: What are your habits when it comes to practising hospitality? How can we make sure we are loving people not using people? Why is it so important that we grow in compassion? How does compassion affect our practice of hospitality? What will help us rid ourselves of the ‘what-can-I-get-out-of-it-mentality’? What barriers are potentially getting in the way of you practicing hospitality as Jesus would have you do it?

Luke 14:1-14 – Best seat in the house

Introduction

 

            Awkward social situations

 

 

What happens when you are full of compassion? (14:1-6)

 

            You lack compassion

 

 

 

 

 

            I’m full of compassion

 

 

 

 

 

What happens when you are full of pride? (14:7-14)

 

            Don’t be a proud guest (v7-11)

 

 

 

            Don’t be a proud host (v12-14)

 

 

 

 

 What stops us showing hospitality?

            Too scary

 

            Too costly

 

            Too busy

 

Conclusion

 

Questions: What are your habits when it comes to practising hospitality? How can we make sure we are loving people not using people? Why is it so important that we grow in compassion? How does compassion affect our practice of hospitality? What will help us rid ourselves of the ‘what-can-I-get-out-of-it-mentality’? What barriers are potentially getting in the way of you practicing hospitality as Jesus would have you do it?

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