Christ’s Compassion Crashes A Funeral—Luke 7:11-17 #029


Levi Durfey 




If there’s ever a need to show compassion to someone, it’s at a funeral. The grief that one feels over the loss of a loved one can be softened by the compassion of family and friends.


In this passage in Luke, we find a widow who had just lost her only son—she was in desolation. The village had turned out for the funeral procession, many out of a sense of cultural duty, but many, to show this woman compassion. 

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Worthy Or Unworthy? — Luke 7:1-10 #028


Levi Durfey 




If we could get to Heaven based on our goodness (and we can’t), how worthy do you think you’d be of winning a place in Heaven? Where would you even start to define the invisible line that divided the worthy from the unworthy? Are there people that you know that you would consider worthy? 


In Luke 7:1-10, we find an example of a man that many people thought was worthy. But what did he think?

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