October 4 Sermon Notes
What does this look like?
“…when he saw him, he had compassion”
To really “see” others: Slow down and listen
“He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” (Mark 5:34)
“The Samaritan woman said to him, ‘You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?’ (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans).” (John 4:9)
“When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, ‘Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.’” (Luke 19:5)
- Christian bubble
“Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:9-10)
- What kind of feedback am I giving?
- Am I answering before listening?
“To answer before listening—that is folly and shame.” (Proverbs 18:13)
- Do I ask good questions?
“The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.” (Proverbs 20:5)