Compassion for sinful people is the heart of God, is it our heart?
Jesus calls and confronts – is He the center of your life?
Jesus gets a reaction…how do you react to Him?
Compassion for people trumps biblical “knowledge”.
Jesus’ way is serving, suffering…for broken, sinful people. To follow Jesus is to live that way.
Jesus’s values markedly differ from those of our culture.
Jesus spent time with needy, sinful people; as His followers, so should we.
Heart preparation precedes response to the gospel.
Luke’s gospel written account is solidly reliable and enables us to see God in the person of Jesus.