Luke 17:11-19. There are few things in the New Testament that surprise Jesus, but in this instance our Lord registers surprise. Jesus asks, “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?” Of the ten lepers that were healed, the Samaritan would have been considered the most unlikely thanks-giver, yet it was he who came expressing his gratitude. That makes him a hero and it this sermon Pastor Barry shares three things that we learn from his example that can help us more consistently and effectively express gratitude.
“HEROES” SERMON SERIES ON BIBLE CHARACTERS CONTINUES. We inherently feel the call to live for something bigger than ourselves, to become people who impact the world in a positive way. But many of us lack the faith to respond to that call. God is still using ordinary people to do extraordinary things for Him! In this sermon series drawing on the lives and faith experiences of ordinary people, Pastor Barry will encourage, inspire, and help us examine our lives and take practical, real-world steps to deepen our own faith and trust in God.