TagGood Samaritan

A Hike To Remember

Traditional Sermon Pentecost 5 Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? What do you read there?” He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all…

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“But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’” -Luke 10:29 The Parable of the Good Samaritan is probably one of the most well known parables that Jesus taught. But it was probably one of the most scandalous as well. Samaritans were hated by the Jews and for Jesus to use…

Rev. Jeff Pretz
Must I love my neighbor?

Traditional Sermon, Pentecost 8 Someone once said: “What goes around comes around.” And there is enough anecdotal and historical evidence that one could make the case that it is true. Historical case in point is the true story of the poor Scottish farmer. One day, while trying to eke out a living for his family,…

Rev. Sarah Teichmann
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This week we read about how a lawyer attempts to test Jesus and how Jesus turns it into a teaching moment. Jesus tells the lawyer a parable about what it means to be a neighbor and show mercy. We know this story as the “Good Samaritan.” Scripture Focus “Which of these three, do you think,…