Luke 6:1-11Pages 861-862 in our guest Bibles.Today’s Scripture:
Have you noticedthat we live in aMEAN world?image: MyNameHere
=image: stefeliximage: cattias.photos
What wasJESUSknown for?
“Excuse Me, ButYour MEANNESSIs Showing”The Gospel of Luke6:1-11image: Ramon Snellink
image: Ramon Snellink1 a SCARY THING about HUMAN BEINGSa NEW WAY of BEING HUMAN2“Excuse Me, ButYour MEANNESSIs Showing”The...
SCENE #1Luke 6:1-5
On a Sabbath, while he was goingLUKE 6:1through the grainfields, his disciplesplucked and ate some heads ofgrain, rubbing t...
But some of the Pharisees said,LUKE 6:2“Why are you doing what isnot lawful on the Sabbath...?”
And Jesus answered them, “HaveLUKE 6:3-4you not read what David did whenhe was hungry, he and those whowere with him....
...how he entered the the house ofLUKE 6:3-4God and took and ate the breadof the Presence which is not lawfulalso gave it ...
Matthew 12:7[ And if you had known whatsacrifice,’ you would not havethis means, ‘I desire mercy, notcondemned the guiltles...
And he said to them, “The Son ofLUKE 6:5Man is Lord of the Sabbath....”
SCENE #2Luke 6:6-11
On another Sabbath, he enteredLUKE 6:6-7the synagogue and was teaching,and a man was there whose rightand the Pharisees wa...
the Sabbath, so that they mightLUKE 6:6-7find a reason to accuse him....see whether he would heal on
But he knew their thoughts, andLUKE 6:8he said to the man with the witheredhand, “Come and stand here....”
And Jesus said to them, “I ask you,LUKE 6:9is it lawful on the Sabbath to dogood or to do harm, to save life orto destroy ...
“Their HEARTS areas SHRIVELEDas the man’s hand….They’re TRIBAL,JUDGMENTAL, andSELF-OBSESSEDinstead of caringabout the man.”
“If anyone...sees hisbrother in need, yetCLOSES HIS HEARTagainst him,how doesGOD’S LOVE ABIDEin him?~ 1 John 3:17
around at them all he said to him,LUKE 6:10“Stretch out your hand.” And he didso, and his hand was restored....[ And he lo...
But they were filled with fury andLUKE 6:11discussed with one another whatthey might do to Jesus....
It was partly becauseJESUS BROKE ONEof theirPRECIOUS RULES,but it was more becausehe EXPOSED theirLACK OF LOVEfor people i...
They were using thevery law of GodAS AN EXCUSEfor not showing mercy.
Mark 3:6The Pharisees went out andimmediately held counsel withthe Herodians against him, howto destroy him.
Why does Luke include thesestories in his historicalbiography of Jesus?Important Question
Jesus redefines our humanity for usso that we will want to relate to othersless by lists of silly rulesand more byLOVE and ...
Don’t just be a fan.1image: wvs
“…in the end you can’t simply like anybodywho makes claims like those of Jesus.Either he’s a WICKED LIAR or a CRAZYPERSON ...
Admit something scaryabout yourself.2image: Anders Andermark
Change your clothing.3image: Ricky Romero
PUT ON then, as God’schosen ones, holy andbeloved, COMPASSION,KINDNESS, HUMILITY,MEEKNESS, andPATIENCE....~ Colossians 3:1...
And above all thesePUT ON LOVE,which bind everythingtogether inPERFECT HARMONY.~ Colossians 3:12, 14
“PUT ONthe LordJesus Christ...”~ Romans 13:14image: Alan
Ramon Snellink: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rcsnellink/461915089/MyNameHere: http://www.flickr.com/photos/13890252@N05/2946...
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Jesus redefines our humanity for us so that we want to relate to others less by lists of silly rules and more by love and compassion.

The message was given on June 16, 2013 at New City Church in Calgary by Pastor John Ferguson. For more info, go to www.NewCityChurch.ca.

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Excuse Me, But Your Meanness is Showing - Luke 6.1-11

  1. 1. Luke 6:1-11Pages 861-862 in our guest Bibles.Today’s Scripture:
  2. 2. Have you noticedthat we live in aMEAN world?image: MyNameHere
  3. 3. =image: stefeliximage: cattias.photos
  4. 4. What wasJESUSknown for?
  5. 5. “Excuse Me, ButYour MEANNESSIs Showing”The Gospel of Luke6:1-11image: Ramon Snellink
  6. 6. image: Ramon Snellink1 a SCARY THING about HUMAN BEINGSa NEW WAY of BEING HUMAN2“Excuse Me, ButYour MEANNESSIs Showing”The Gospel of Luke6:1-11
  7. 7. SCENE #1Luke 6:1-5
  8. 8. On a Sabbath, while he was goingLUKE 6:1through the grainfields, his disciplesplucked and ate some heads ofgrain, rubbing them in their hands...
  9. 9. But some of the Pharisees said,LUKE 6:2“Why are you doing what isnot lawful on the Sabbath...?”
  10. 10. And Jesus answered them, “HaveLUKE 6:3-4you not read what David did whenhe was hungry, he and those whowere with him....
  11. 11. ...how he entered the the house ofLUKE 6:3-4God and took and ate the breadof the Presence which is not lawfulalso gave it to those who were withfor any but the priests to eat, andwith him...?
  12. 12. Matthew 12:7[ And if you had known whatsacrifice,’ you would not havethis means, ‘I desire mercy, notcondemned the guiltless...” ]
  13. 13. And he said to them, “The Son ofLUKE 6:5Man is Lord of the Sabbath....”
  14. 14. SCENE #2Luke 6:6-11
  15. 15. On another Sabbath, he enteredLUKE 6:6-7the synagogue and was teaching,and a man was there whose rightand the Pharisees watched him, tohand was withered. And the scribes
  16. 16. the Sabbath, so that they mightLUKE 6:6-7find a reason to accuse him....see whether he would heal on
  17. 17. But he knew their thoughts, andLUKE 6:8he said to the man with the witheredhand, “Come and stand here....”
  18. 18. And Jesus said to them, “I ask you,LUKE 6:9is it lawful on the Sabbath to dogood or to do harm, to save life orto destroy it...?”
  19. 19. “Their HEARTS areas SHRIVELEDas the man’s hand….They’re TRIBAL,JUDGMENTAL, andSELF-OBSESSEDinstead of caringabout the man.”
  20. 20. “If anyone...sees hisbrother in need, yetCLOSES HIS HEARTagainst him,how doesGOD’S LOVE ABIDEin him?~ 1 John 3:17
  21. 21. around at them all he said to him,LUKE 6:10“Stretch out your hand.” And he didso, and his hand was restored....[ And he looked around at them withanger, grieved at their hardness ofheart. - Mark 3:5 ] And after looking
  22. 22. But they were filled with fury andLUKE 6:11discussed with one another whatthey might do to Jesus....
  23. 23. It was partly becauseJESUS BROKE ONEof theirPRECIOUS RULES,but it was more becausehe EXPOSED theirLACK OF LOVEfor people in need.
  24. 24. They were using thevery law of GodAS AN EXCUSEfor not showing mercy.
  25. 25. Mark 3:6The Pharisees went out andimmediately held counsel withthe Herodians against him, howto destroy him.
  26. 26. Why does Luke include thesestories in his historicalbiography of Jesus?Important Question
  27. 27. Jesus redefines our humanity for usso that we will want to relate to othersless by lists of silly rulesand more byLOVE and COMPASSION
  28. 28. Don’t just be a fan.1image: wvs
  29. 29. “…in the end you can’t simply like anybodywho makes claims like those of Jesus.Either he’s a WICKED LIAR or a CRAZYPERSON and you should have nothing todo with him, or he is who he says heis and your WHOLE LIFE has toREVOLVE around him and youhave to throw everythingat his feet and say,‘COMMAND ME.’”~ Tim Keller, The King’s Cross
  30. 30. Admit something scaryabout yourself.2image: Anders Andermark
  31. 31. Change your clothing.3image: Ricky Romero
  32. 32. PUT ON then, as God’schosen ones, holy andbeloved, COMPASSION,KINDNESS, HUMILITY,MEEKNESS, andPATIENCE....~ Colossians 3:12, 14
  33. 33. And above all thesePUT ON LOVE,which bind everythingtogether inPERFECT HARMONY.~ Colossians 3:12, 14
  34. 34. “PUT ONthe LordJesus Christ...”~ Romans 13:14image: Alan
  35. 35. Ramon Snellink: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rcsnellink/461915089/MyNameHere: http://www.flickr.com/photos/13890252@N05/2946463887/cattias.photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/58891361@N00/6113249955/stefelix: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stefelix/5680815350/lightbox/wvs: http://www.flickr.com/photos/78436447@N00/2831916359/Anders Andermark: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cmbellman/3021939420/flickr images courtesy of:Ricky Romero: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rickyromero/4534051026/Alan: http://www.flickr.com/photos/95492938@N00/6930870617/

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