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Walk Walk Sunday- 04-15-2007- 191 and 192

  1. 1. Walk Walk Sunday #191- Luke 7:36-50 #192- Luke 8:4-18 http://walkthewok.wordpress.com All images are copyright their respective owners
  2. 2. Memory Verse <ul><li>Luke 8:18 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Therefore take heed how you hear. For whoever has, to him more will be given; and whoever does not have, even what he seems to have will be taken from him. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Do you know your heart ?
  4. 4. What is the heart? <ul><li>American Heritage Dictionary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First main definition: The chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. http://flickr.com/photos/nickgray/388617862/
  6. 6. Do you know your heart? http:// www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/facts.html
  7. 7. Where is your heart? <ul><li>Put your hand over where you think your heart is </li></ul><ul><li>Did you put your hand on the left side of chest??? </li></ul><ul><li>Actually, your heart is almost at the center of the chest!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Heart is slightly tipped so seems like on left side. </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Heart-and-lungs.jpg
  8. 8. How big is your heart? <ul><li>If you are a kid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a fist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That’s about the size of your heart!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you are an adult </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a fist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make another fist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combine both fists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That’s about the size of your heart!!! </li></ul></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/redking/305435226/
  9. 9. How much does your heart beat? <ul><li>Daily: 100,000 beats on average </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly: 35 million beats on average </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime: more than 2.5 billion beats on average </li></ul>
  10. 10. How hard does your heart muscle work? <ul><li>Squeeze a tennis ball really really hard </li></ul><ul><li>Heart uses about same amount of force to pump blood through the body </li></ul><ul><li>Even resting, heart works 2 times harder than your leg muscles sprinting fast </li></ul>
  11. 11. How fast does blood travel because of your heart pumping? <ul><li>Blood cycles through your body about 3 times per day thanks to your heart </li></ul><ul><li>In your body, blood will travel about 12,000 MILES EACH DAY!!! </li></ul><ul><li>That’s 4 times across the US from coast to coast DAILY! </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/tom1231/254460772/
  12. 12. Do you know your heart?
  13. 13. Do you know your “ heart ”? http:// www.thewayonline.org.uk/heart.html
  14. 14. What is the “ heart ”? <ul><li>American Heritage Dictionary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Second main definition: The vital center and source of one's being, emotions, and sensibilities. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. What is special about your “ heart ”? <ul><li>Sin, which defiles us, comes from the heart (Matthew 15:19–20; Acts 5:3). </li></ul><ul><li>The Bible says that we receive Jesus Christ into our hearts by faith (Ephesians 3:17). </li></ul><ul><li>The Holy Spirit dwells in our hearts (2 Corinthians 1:21–22). </li></ul><ul><li>God writes his laws in our hearts (Hebrews 8:10). </li></ul><ul><li>We speak according to what is in our hearts (Luke 6:45). </li></ul>
  16. 16. Who can see your “ heart ”? <ul><li>1 Samuel 16:7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>But the LORD said to Samuel, &quot;Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. What should you do with your “ heart ”? <ul><li>Matthew 22:36-40 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>36 &quot;Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>37 Jesus said to him, &quot;&quot;You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38 This is the first and great commandment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>39 And the second is like it: &quot;You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40 On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Do you know your “ heart ”?
  19. 19. #191- Luke 7:36-50 Anointing Jesus’ Feet
  20. 20. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>36 Then one of the Pharisees asked Him to eat with him. And He went to the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to eat. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Cultural Information <ul><li>Back then, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Could walk into neighbor’s house uninvited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uninvited people could not eat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But could stand against walls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And listen </li></ul></ul>
  22. 45. Cultural Information <ul><li>Also, did not eat at dinner table like modern times </li></ul><ul><li>Used Roman triclinium </li></ul>
  23. 49. Roman triclinium http://flickr.com/photos/goldenancy/9245788/
  24. 50. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>37 And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, </li></ul><ul><li>38 and stood at His feet behind Him weeping; and she began to wash His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head; and she kissed His feet and anointed them with the fragrant oil. </li></ul><ul><li>39 Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he spoke to himself, saying, “This Man, if He were a prophet, would know who and what manner of woman this is who is touching Him, for she is a sinner.” </li></ul>
  25. 56. Alabaster Flask <ul><li>At the time, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most expensive perfume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most expensive case </li></ul></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/44124324682@N01/220297/
  26. 57. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>40 And Jesus answered and said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” So he said, “Teacher, say it.” </li></ul><ul><li>41 “There was a certain creditor who had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. </li></ul><ul><li>42 And when they had nothing with which to repay, he freely forgave them both. Tell Me, therefore, which of them will love him more?” </li></ul>
  27. 58. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>43 Simon answered and said, “I suppose the one whom he forgave more.” And He said to him, “You have rightly judged.” </li></ul>
  28. 59. FOR EXAMPLE
  29. 64. VS.
  30. 72. Who will love teacher more? <ul><li>First Googie Walkthewok </li></ul><ul><li>Second Googie Walkthewok </li></ul>
  31. 73. Who will love teacher more? <ul><li>First Googie Walkthewok </li></ul><ul><li>Second Googie Walkthewok </li></ul>
  32. 74. Who will love Jesus more? <ul><li>The one who was forgiven less </li></ul><ul><li>The one who was forgiven more </li></ul>
  33. 75. Who will love Jesus more? <ul><li>The one who was forgiven less </li></ul><ul><li>The one who was forgiven more </li></ul>
  34. 76. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>44 Then He turned to the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has washed My feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head. </li></ul><ul><li>45 You gave Me no kiss, but this woman has not ceased to kiss My feet since the time I came in. </li></ul><ul><li>46 You did not anoint My head with oil, but this woman has anointed My feet with fragrant oil. </li></ul>
  35. 77. #191- Luke 7:36-50 <ul><li>47 Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.” </li></ul><ul><li>48 Then He said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” </li></ul><ul><li>49 And those who sat at the table with Him began to say to themselves, “Who is this who even forgives sins?” </li></ul><ul><li>50 Then He said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.” </li></ul>
  36. 78. Cultural Information <ul><li>Hosts usually </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kiss cheek when greeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bowl of fresh water or servant to wash feet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil to anoint guest </li></ul></ul>
  37. 79. 3 Important Characters
  38. 80. 1) Simon the Pharisee <ul><li>Outside </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Religious reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sinned much </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Did not know he was a sinner </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Believed sinned little </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loved little </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Served little </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little was forgiven </li></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 81. 2) Crying woman <ul><li>Outside </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad reputation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sinned much </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Did know she was a sinner </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Believed sinned much </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loved much </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Served much </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Much was forgiven </li></ul></ul></ul>
  40. 82. 3) Googie Walkthewok
  41. 83. 3) Googie Walkthewok
  42. 84. 3) Googie Walkthewok <ul><li>Just kidding </li></ul>
  43. 85. 3) Googie Walkthewok <ul><li>Just kidding </li></ul>
  44. 86. 3) Googie Walkthewok <ul><li>Just kidding </li></ul><ul><li>Sorry, you’re not actually the third important character in the Bible story today </li></ul>
  45. 87. 3) Jesus Christ <ul><li>Looks at the heart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knows their hearts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgives all the sins of those who </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Love Him </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have faith in Him </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confess they are sinners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for forgiveness </li></ul></ul></ul>
  46. 88. Jesus knows your “ heart ”!
  47. 89. Do you know your “ heart ”?
  48. 90. #192- Luke 8:4-18 Parable of the Sower
  49. 91. #192- Luke 8:4-18 <ul><li>4 And when a great multitude had gathered, and they had come to Him from every city, He spoke by a parable: </li></ul><ul><li>5 “A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it. </li></ul><ul><li>6 Some fell on rock; and as soon as it sprang up, it withered away because it lacked moisture. </li></ul><ul><li>7 And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it. </li></ul><ul><li>8 But others fell on good ground, sprang up, and yielded a crop a hundredfold.” When He had said these things He cried, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!” </li></ul>
  50. 92. http://www.kidssundayschool.com/Gradeschool/Lessons/1sower01a.php
  51. 93. http://www.kidssundayschool.com/Gradeschool/Lessons/1sower02a.php http://flickr.com/photos/pftqg/212283312/
  52. 94. http://www.kidssundayschool.com/Gradeschool/Lessons/1sower03a.php
  53. 95. http://www.kidssundayschool.com/Gradeschool/Lessons/1sower04a.php
  54. 96. #192- Luke 8:4-18 <ul><li>9 Then His disciples asked Him, saying, “What does this parable mean?” </li></ul><ul><li>10 And He said, “To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is given in parables, that        ‘ Seeing they may not see,        And hearing they may not understand.’ </li></ul>
  55. 100. #192- Luke 8:4-18 <ul><li>11 “Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. </li></ul><ul><li>12 Those by the wayside are the ones who hear; then the devil comes and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. </li></ul><ul><li>13 But the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away. </li></ul><ul><li>14 Now the ones that fell among thorns are those who, when they have heard, go out and are choked with cares, riches, and pleasures of life, and bring no fruit to maturity. </li></ul><ul><li>15 But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience. </li></ul>
  56. 101. Big picture <ul><li>Say the following out loud </li></ul><ul><li>Seed= God’s Word </li></ul><ul><li>Ground= heart </li></ul>
  57. 102. 4 Different Hearts
  58. 103. 1) By the wayside
  59. 104. 1) By the wayside <ul><li>Ground is too hard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeds cannot go through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lies on top </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birds eat seeds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bird = devil </li></ul><ul><li>People who refuse to hear God’s Word have God’s Word snatched away by devil </li></ul>
  60. 105. 2) Rocky ground
  61. 106. 2) Rocky ground <ul><li>Ground is too shallow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeds get through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roots cannot get deeper because blocked by rocks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rocks = shallowness </li></ul><ul><li>People who are emotionally passionate, but face temptation or difficulty and fall away </li></ul>
  62. 107. 3) Thorny ground
  63. 108. 3) Thorny ground <ul><li>Ground is too crowded </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeds get through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thorns grow too </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thorns choke plants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thorns =cares, riches, pleasures </li></ul><ul><li>People who pursue worldly items and do not mature </li></ul>
  64. 109. 4) Good ground
  65. 110. 4) Good ground <ul><li>Ground is just right </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeds get through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Produces fruit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fruit = good works </li></ul><ul><li>People who hear God’s Word and keep it, and produce good works because of it </li></ul>
  66. 111. #192- Luke 8:4-18 <ul><li>16 “No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light. </li></ul><ul><li>17 For nothing is secret that will not be revealed, nor anything hidden that will not be known and come to light. </li></ul><ul><li>18 Therefore take heed how you hear. For whoever has, to him more will be given; and whoever does not have, even what he seems to have will be taken from him.” </li></ul>
  67. 112. #192- Luke 8:4-18 <ul><li>For whoever has… what??? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>God’s Word in their hearts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>18 Therefore take heed how you hear. For whoever has [God’s Word in their hearts], to him more will be given; and whoever does not have [God’s Word in their hearts], even what he seems to have will be taken from him.” </li></ul>
  68. 113. Video “ Adventures with Farmer Phil” starring Bippy Urwin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro0TaqdonwU
  69. 114. Do you know your “ heart ”?
  70. 115. Take heed how you hear God’s Word!
  71. 116. Take heed how you hear God’s Word! <ul><li>Jeremiah 17:9 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The heart is deceitful above all things, And desperately wicked; Who can know it? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you are not aware, you will be deceived… BE ALERT AND… </li></ul>
  72. 117. Keep your heart with God! <ul><li>Proverbs 4:23 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Michael Graham from http:// www.thewayonline.org.uk / </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The Christian's heart is a battle ground and we must guard our hearts above everything else.” </li></ul></ul>
  73. 118. Do you know your “ heart ”? Say the following out loud: <ul><li>[Circle your answer] I (am/ am not) a sinner and I (need/ do not need) Jesus’ help and forgiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>[Fill in your answer] My heart is the __________ ground. My heart should be the good ground. I will _______ _________ how I hear God’s Word. </li></ul>
  74. 119. May God richly bless you as you seek to walk closer to Him! For more resources, check out http://walkthewok.wordpress.com All images are copyright their respective owners