Change ). With that, the door swings open and an angry man starts shouting at the dog. Luke 10.17-24 Click For Audio A Time for Rejoicing The Scriptures have a lot to say about Jesus. Lepers tended to roam together, looking for food, begging for assistance from a great distance, learning to yell in loud voices, both from the need to warn others, and to beg for help from across the way. We suffer the death of a loved one and family and friends are there to grieve with us and eventually there is light at the end of the tunnel. I don't know about you, but no matter how full I get on Thanksgiving Thursday, I always manage to eat well on Friday. "And how much steak? The smell overwhelmed her. 12 And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance 13 and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” 14 When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” Commentary, Luke 17:11-19, David Lose, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2010. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. A leper is a person who has a disease called leprosy. It will cause healing. . I want to understand more and more about our wonderful Savior. THE CONSISTENCY OF FAITHFULNESS – Vss. "Stop!" Is there a family, a friend, or even a stranger in need of help this Thanksgiving season? Commentary, Luke 17:11-19, David Lose, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2010. When the priests judged the lepers to be clean, their judgements would authenticate Jesus’ Godly power. He longed for a loving touch more than he longed for food. But according to the records of the Bible, no real leper was ever just naturally cured. This man, Jesus said, understands. If we need a miracle or answer from God (just like the Samaritan leper), we have to do more than just believe that God can do it. Luke 17:14. Jesus healed 10 lepers, but only one returned to thank Him. We’re the most blessed people on earth. Sermon Luke 13:10-17 Set Free Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Luke 13:10-17 Set Free By Dr. Randy L. Hyde If you are a reader of the comic strips, as I am, you It, too, is a medical word in part, for it means, "remove the impurities." He was followed by a team member who said, "Jack, I guess you'll never be able to sing that song again.". barks the dog. We suffer a broken relationship, go for counselling and the guidance we receive gives us hope for our future. The dog ran away and shook itself, but then it quickly returned, ran to its rescuer and showered the man with lots of nuzzles and licks. Who are those considered “unclean” among us? It was also the smell of rotting, decaying flesh, overwhelming even our sense of smell. When Paul described what would happen to a person who publicly professed Jesus as Lord and savior, he used this same word. The trip passed, and she was not able to go inside. Some surely commanded him to clear the roadway, to not put anyone at risk. The ingratitude of the remaining nine touched, smote, wounded our Lord, and he used the reproachful words of the text (ver. There is nothing we can do to heal ourselves. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. Luke 15:17 King James Version (KJV). One of the most prevalent sins today is ingratitude. 7-10 ***** Luke 17:11-19. When a doctor inserts a heart "cath", angioplasty might remove a blockage of an artery. On … Luke 17.1-10 Click For Audio Disciples, Rebuke, Repent and Forgive! He could not hold a job or engage in business. Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. In this chapter we have, I. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. The amazed butcher wraps up the meat and finds the money in the dog's purse. In a holiday week, it's possible to get all the way through Thanksgiving without ever stopping to be thankful! (4) Disobedience. ( Log Out /  He did not heal them on the spot. Obey me despite the lack of talent, or the lack of resources. This week, be sure you take time to acknowledge God for his goodness. Several years ago a dog became stranded in the water at the bottom of a canal in Romania. A Samaritan, who had imperfect faith and belief. The sister of Moses had leprosy for a week, and was miraculously cured. Luke 17:1-6 New International Version (NIV) Sin, Faith, Duty. It’s also easy to overlook a blessing in times of need or forget to be thankful when troubled times have been put to rest. they scream at Jesus. A passerby saw the dog crying and trying to climb the wall to safety. This is the word, "so-so," which means, "saved." This guy had been forced to yell for as long as he'd had leprosy. What kind of action is Jesus looking for from you? One looked at the other, another looked at the rest, and the screaming started. Her punishment. "Amid the various ecclesial, ethical, and liturgical reforms of the sixteenth century, Martin Luther was once asked to describe the nature of true worship. Why didn’t the other nine return? Only one of the ten lepers Jesus healed returned to give thanks. If you're hosting the family, you've got to cook. Perhaps people suspected of leprosy were pronounced clean when their skin rash cleared up. Ordering Christmas Gifts? ". The lepers were Jesus’ fellow Israelites. It was in these days of Jesus’ ministry that He was gaining more and more true followers. MATH LESSON . Jesus is willing to lovingly touch you, hold you, and restore you. In fact, many Christians fail to offer thanks over their meals, much less offer thanks over all that God does for them in their lives. Use this Bible object lesson about Faith for your next children's sermon. The dog enters an apartment house, climbs to the third floor and begins scratching at a door. Customer Service Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT Monday - Friday Phone: (800) 458-2772. 2 It would be better for them to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around their neck than to cause one of these little ones to stumble. THE CALL TO FORGIVENESS – Vss. 5-6. At one point we were asked to leave while my brother’s breathing tube was removed at the family’s request. A large dog walks into a butcher shop carrying a purse in its mouth. The very sight of him was repulsive. She greeted everyone with a smile and a pleasant "Good morning." (Romans 10:9-10). "Want to buy some meat?" (2) Aggravated. And before he was healed, while there was still a tremendous risk,  Jesus was willing to give him that touch. See our holiday shipping schedule to receive your gifts on time. The skin cleared, and the tiny hairs on a forearm turned from snow white to brown. What would it have been like to have been removed from friends and family for a lifetime, and to have been forced to announce that removal on a daily basis? We start with ten men who have the worst disease of their day. A moment later, he tells us that Jesus spoke the words: "Be clean . Luke 17:3-10. 1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! Everyone who believes in Christ has been rescued and healed. It must have been horrible. He is a commanding officer in the Roman army. For the Samaritan leper, his encounter with Jesus was a life-changing invitation into a kingdom and a new community, into life as a new creation. I’m an evangelical, and when it comes to sermons, we evangelicals prefer to just “wing it” and them blame it on the Holy Spirit if it doesn’t go well, so this is a little different for me. The gospel announces that Jesus has done the work necessary to overcome our natural resistance to God’s kingdom and to make us citizens of this kingdom through faith alone. John Piper Feb 4, 1990 358 Shares Article. The passerby scaled the wall, jumped into the water and carried the dog to dry land. It means the bait-stick of a trap, that which triggers off trouble (the corresponding verb is found in 7:23). And on their way, they were healed. She walked by the entrance three times. Scripture: Luke 1:24–45. God loves to shower us with blessings, but He is not immune from the pain our lack of gratitude brings Him. The other nine were merely healed. A leper approaches Jesus, stopping at the required distance. Something within her had always wanted to minister in a leper colony, but her trip overseas had given her the first opportunity to be near such a place. I. On their way, a hand reappeared, and tingled with life. The angel told Joseph to name the Christ child "Jesus," because that name meant that he would "save people from their sins." And Jesus was healing lepers as if he had the very power. In verse 19, Jesus says to this very thankful man, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well.". You cannot put conditions on God! If ingratitude is more deadly than leprosy, the nine were in worse shape than before. It was the touch of a loving hand. Then, after she gave me what I asked for, she would remind me to say, “thank you” by saying, “Now what do you say?” I knew what to say, but sometimes I would forget. He did. In reality it was a tremendous gulf, for leprosy was the AIDS of the biblical world. This Greek word is "hi-a-tha," which is a purely medical term. On the one side we have the centurion. This is Immanuel. ONE OF THEM TURNED BACK, GLORIFYING GOD 15One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice. A man named Naaman was cured miraculously. Now it happened, the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd. Sermon: Offering Thanksgiving - Luke 17. by Lloyd Stilley on Wednesday, January 01, 2014 at 7:00 AM . Some of you are in horrible circumstances, right now. One caught himself in the midst of the celebration, and returned to Jesus. Only the Samaritan returned, and Jesus rewarded him with a healing beyond the physical. 4. The Bible tells us that Jesus was angry when the moneylenders had blocked the entrance with their moneymaking schemes. I invite you to look at Luke 7:1-17. And what awaits you today, this week, is a forcing of the question. We're sorry, an error occurred. Jesus told the lepers to go show themselves to the priests. Return to the Main Player. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved (so-dzo!) ." Luke 17:11-19 NIV – Jesus Heals Ten Men with Leprosy On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. Then as He entered a certain village, there met Him ten men who were lepers, who stood afar off. The local priest had duties other than leading worship on each Sabbath. This story is an invitation to recognize that what we see makes a difference. Where are the other nine? He was removed from his family, from his community. Has God's Holy Spirit been urging you toward some action step? Have we returned to give Him thanks? That is a challenge to our modern church. The lepers would bear testimony to the priests of Jesus’ great healing power. "So-dzo." The disease had destroyed her lips as well. "Thank you for helping me all those days," she said. The reason? And boy, did that turn out to be important! These are wonderful, wonderful days in our study of the gospel of Luke. They're all saying that this leper-used-to-be is well. THE FOUR ‘Rs’ OF OUSTANDING THANKS – Luke 17:11-19. Is there a more potent lesson for us, on this Thanksgiving week? Luke 17. Otherwise, a prayer over the Thanksgiving meal will last about as long as that sensation of fullness after the meal. And now, look at one more word. Now, Jesus says to these lepers, "Go and show yourselves to the priests.". The other nine lepers were healed, but only one was made well. Sermon Where are the Nine? Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It is also a matter of seeing. Theme: There are certain elements to the kind of thanks that truly pleases our Savior. Some particular discourses which Christ had with his disciples, in which he teaches them to take heed of giving offence, and to forgive the injuries done them ( v. 1-4 ), encourages them to pray for the increase of their faith ( v. 5 , v. 6 ), and then teaches them humility, whatever service they had done for God ( v. 7-10 ). 17. You cannot put conditions on holy God. 19 Then he said to him, 'Rise and go; your faith has made you well.'" Don't miss the opportunity to worship God this week. One healed leper came back. That rift was not completely healed until my brother was on his deathbed. 17 Jesus asked, 'Were not all ten cleansed? To be "cleansed" was exactly what the priest would be looking for, and would declare. SERMONS BY VERSE - Luke 17 - Older expositions. The Samaritan leper praised God, but he still had problems. He knelt before Jesus, begging for help. She begged herself for a chance to go inside. They look down at their bodies. Leprosy is not unlike a condition that is afflicting us, though ours is much graver. . I know, because I’ve experienced this within my own family. A person who loves us tells us a hard truth we need to hear about ourselves. Active. The power of God cleansed him inwardly from the stain of sin. (1) Inordinate worldly attachment. But in order for the miracle to happen, these men had to start walking in faith before their circumstances had changed one tiny bit. Scripture: Luke 1:5–25. The leprosy was gone. One child in particular was fascinated by the sight of chips flying and the sound of mallet on chisel. But gratitude isn’t situational. Were they ungrateful, or did they just not know a return to say “thanks” was an expectation? It wasn't just the grotesque damage, or the attack to our sight. Another looks at his skin, and finds it as repulsive as ever. Pam almost always gave her something. Introduction. They raised a plain cry, and the whole ten of them had to lift up their voices before they could be well heard. While the one who returned had the same experience as the others, he had a different expression as a result of this experience. He reversed his steps, put his family on hold, put the priest on hold, and came back to the cause of his celebration. God might say, "Love me despite the disease. Her sin. We are not told if this village was in Samaria or in Galilee, but whichever it was, we see that ten men who had leprosy met him there. (Luke 17:11-19) August 11, 2014 March 25, 2020 First Baptist Church of Scott City, MO. Unless gratitude is part of our human nature, we can’t be whole people. This will be evidence that we have made peace with God. Jesus said to his disciples, “Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! Please don’t read this too quickly. Luke 17:1-10 Introduction TT- A disciple must not be the cause of offence and when he is sinned against, he must rebuke and forgive his offender. His grateful response to his healing was the start of a process of reaction. It was the touch of a human hand. Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Out of all those who had been healed, the one knowing the least about Jesus returned to thank Him. Jesus continued the practice of healing lepers not naturally, but supernaturally. Luke 17 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this 12 volume, chapter by chapter commentary of 4,800 sermon outlines and 24,000 homiletic references Graces Stimulated and Strengthened: R.M. •First, this lone leper turned back. ." and stop there. He was loud - he wasn't shy at all. Humble yourself today before Him. If you're traveling, you've got to get going. And a large crowd from the city was with her. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. If the priest gave him the OK, he would be healed! Barnes’ Notes on the New Testament. It was true… Better for her to have perished in Sodom .than on the way to Zoar. Can I show you another proof that he loves you, no matter who you are, where you've been, or what you've done? Luke 17:20–21 With the coming of Christ, the kingdom of God is now evident among His people even as we wait for its final consummation at His return. (Luke 17:15-16) If you ever doubted the importance of saying "thank you" to someone when a "thank you" is due, consid Sweet Understanding Series Teach the Text One Volume Sermon Theodore F. Schneider Luke 17 1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! Luke 17:26 Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man: Sermons. 17 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! 1. Sep 17, 2012. That is worship. Parenting teaches us to give our lives for another in frequent doses of our time, energy, hopes and tears. Luke 17:7-10. Luke 17:11-19 is a story about ten lepers. She saw those who were suffering. Luke 17.1-6. However, as Christians, this seems to be one of the hardest things we are called upon by God to do. Scriptures: Luke 17:12-19. "It was the most hideous face I had ever seen," Hinton said. Look at the Scripture again, and walk with me through this. It was another way of God saying to us: This is the Messiah. There are certain days throughout the year that offer a special meaning to many of us. Beth Moore, in her book Jesus The One And Only, tells of an occasion she had to be near a modern-day leper colony. It would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea than for you to cause one of these little ones to stumble. In the Bible, leprosy is a dreaded disease that is a picture of sin. Look at verse 17. The Bible tells us that if we can’t forgive our parents, our days will be shortened. I asked him what was wrong and he said, “I never should have stopped talking to him after he took her side…” I asked my nephew if he was able to forgive his father, and he said, “Yes.” Jesus tells us to bless people who have hurt us, especially our parents. Every morning, she encountered a heavyset, middle‑aged woman in a shabby coat soliciting spare change in front of an old brick church. Spiritual Resistance: W. Clarkson: Luke 17:1, 2: Cause of Offence to the Young: Christian Age: Luke 17:1-4: Of the Necessity of Offences Arising Against the Gospel: S. Clarke. Now think about this: There were great details about what would happen if a leper became naturally well, but it never happened as far as we know. Be sure to actually be thankful. No fear has disqualified you. Commit to it, and do it. A. The text is Luke 17, Luke 17. Maybe it was a firm handshake from a firmer friend. That was Jesus’ reason for sending these lepers to the priest-so that they might be restored to normal lives. No failure has negated his love. Today, you've been close to friends, or family. Follow me now, despite the depression. THE CAUSE OF TRUE THANKSGIVING. It means to mend, to repair. Select an option and chat directly with a member of our support team. Where are the other nine? They raced off in the distance, not believing that the nightmare was finally over. The boy’s mother asked, “What do you say to the nice man?” The little boy thought, handed the orange back to the man and said, “Peel it.”. Scripture: Luke 17:24. Then, one beautiful day, she was in front of the church again, still wearing the same, shabby coat. The Samaritan was an outsider, and he saw Jesus for who He really is and turned back to throw himself at Jesus’ feet while praising God. While on a short‑term missions trip in 1996, Pastor Jack Hinton from New Bern, North Carolina, was leading worship at a leper colony on the island if Tabango. He was also something of a health official. In many cases, the initial pain of leprosy gives way to something more terrible than that - a loss of sensation in nerve endings, leading to more damage to more body parts. As the old saying goes, actions do speak louder than words. Priests had great power. She could not bear the thought of witnessing for the Lord, but at the same time becoming violently ill as she faced human beings already acutely aware that they were different. In spite of these problems, he still praised God. Had it been years? 4 Outlines . If so, you will have experienced faith. That would be more like a business arrangement - and this is not about business! In the face of danger, do we see danger or opportunity? 23 “Parade, The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, April 10, 1988, p.4. The miracle of Thanksgiving is the love of Jesus, for you. However, God’s presence and his kingdom is still active. If you praised God only on the good days, only in the best of circumstances, it would not be faith at all. I. If a person was miraculously healed of leprosy, it was up to the priest to inspect the body, to test for a complete removal of the disease, and to announce the person healed. No abuse has scarred you so badly that Jesus won't touch you. “’Please’ and ‘Thank You.’” Retrieved from, Daniel Darling, “The Ten Percent Rule.” Retrieved from, Joni Eareckson Tada, “A Surprise for Your Obedience.” Retrieved from, Ron Moore, “Returning for Thanks.” Retrieved from, Bobby Schuller, “Decisions=Actions.” Retrieved from, Jill Carattini, “Body of Hope.” Retrieved from, Joni Eareckson Tada, “Give Thanks Loudly.” Retrieved from, Richard Niell Donovan, “Exegesis for Luke 17:11-19.” Retrieved from, Dr. David Jeremiah, “Puppy Love.” Retrieved from, Jude Siciliano, OP, “First Impressions, 28, Ryan Duncan, “What are You Thankful For?” Retrieved from, Bob Christopher, “Something Good for the Soul.” Retrieved from, Diana Kerr, “Follow Your ‘Please’ With a ‘Thank -you.’” Retrieved from, Michael Youssef, Ph.D.,” Our Leprosy.” Retrieved from, Katherine Lewis, “The Rhythms of Faith.” Retrieved from, John W. Martens, “Lessons from the 10 Lepers.” Retrieved from, David Lose, “Commentary on Luke 17:11-19.” Retrieved from. The disease can take 30 years to run its course, and in that time span, entire limbs can simply fall off. It’s easy to spend our lives worrying and obsessing over the problems of life. In other words, all of these men were no better off than they had been ten minutes earlier, when they had first spotted the famous teacher. Did you see both miracles? He did not heal them in a distant spot. He was reduced to begging. Leprosy was very common in Jesus’ day, and people who had this disease were thought to be unclean. 3 So watch yourselves. Luke 17:13. His family was at his bedside, and my nephew spent a lot of time talking to his father even though his father could not speak because he was in a coma. We read the story too quickly, I think. 17 Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come. Spiritual Resistance: W. Clarkson: Luke 17:1, 2: Cause of Offence to the Young: Christian Age: Luke 17:1-4: Of the Necessity of Offences Arising Against the Gospel: S. Clarke. In this text we learn about an encounter Jesus had with ten lepers as He entered a … ◄ Luke 17:1 ► Jesus said to His disciples, "It is inevitable that stumbling blocks will come, but woe to the one through whom they come! This passage shows faithfulness in two ways. 16He fell on his face at Jesus’ feet, giving him thanks; and he was a Samaritan. This is alluded to in our text by the fact that the lepers are cleansed (17:14, 17). Some particular discourses which Christ had with his disciples, in which he teaches them to take heed of giving offence, and to forgive the injuries done them (Luke 17:1-4), encourages them to pray for the increase of their faith (Luke 17:5,6), and then teaches them humility, whatever service they had done for God, Luke 17:7-10. We all know what to say, but unfortunately, we sometimes forget to say it. go show yourself to the priest.". SERMONS BY VERSE - Luke 17 - Older expositions. He puts the purse down and sits in front of the meat case. The Samaritan’s response is a model of discipleship, believing and faith. Luke 17:11-19 . Edgar : Luke 17:1-19: Extra Service: M. R. Vincent, D. D. Luke 17:7-10: Our Duty: Luke 17:7-10: He was the Son of God, God incarnate, and God worthy of worship. 3-4. ( Log Out /  It was true… What was a Samaritan (a foreigner) doing among nine Jews? Not this guy. "What is it, boy?" Jesus’ words in verses 17-19 reveal a note of sadness and surprise. | 104 views. 17 Jesus asked, 'Were not all ten cleansed? And yet, in this account, ten men encounter Jesus, and hear him say the most unusual thing. www.christianity.com/devotionals/grace-moments-devotions-grace-moments-devotions-june-6-2018.html#, www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?post=4726, www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/09/22/lessons-10-lepers, www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=783, Follow Sermons From My Heart on WordPress.com. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. It is, assuredly, a most horrible disease. FROM THE MASTER’S TONGUE . This is the Christ. To ensure you receive the best experience on LifeWay.com, we use cookies to process information about your visit. … Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Luke 17:17-18. Immediately removed. “One of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice” (v. 15). She lifted a fingerless hand in the air and asked, 'Can we sing Count Your Many Blessings? Chapter 17 In this chapter we have, I. Scripture Roy Larson thought the most difficult part of his day would be maneuvering the unfamiliar stick shift on a “loaner” electric wheelchair as he ventured into downtown Glen Ellyn, Illinois, for a haircut. But she could not. Did they simply forget? Feb 4, 1990. Now typically, a preacher will acknowledge the Samaritan who returned to thank Jesus, kick the nine guys who didn't, and close by asking, "Are you among the nine?" When they obeyed Jesus’ instructions, He gave them much more than they asked for. And when he saw them, Even before he heard them, he saw their pitiable condition. THE CHALLENGE OF FAITH – Vss. We're going to look at three different words that are all trying to say the same thing. She had been standing at her old spot waiting, not for a handout, but for the people she recognized so that she could give each of them a doughnut. 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