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Rev. Paul J. Miller – Sermon Outline – July 21, 2019

“God's Priority List” – Luke 4:14-21

WHAT WERE GOD’S PRIORITIES FOR ISRAEL?

THE LAW

- Exodus 23:9 – Don’t oppress  foreigners

- Leviticus 19:10 - leave crops for the poor

- Leviticus 25:35  - help the poor

THE PSALMIST

- Psalm 146:5-9 – the oppressed, the hungry, prisoners, the blind, the humbled, the foreigner, the fatherless, the widow

THE PROPHETS

- What happened at Sodom? - GENESIS 18-19 (18:20-21)

What was the sin of Sodom? – Ezekiel 16:49-50

- Arrogant

                - Overfed

                - Unconcerned

                - Not helping poor & needy

                - Haughty

                - Did “detestable things”

THE PRIORITIES OF JESUS REVEALED IN THE GOSPELS

-CLEAR FROM THE START - Luke 4:14-21 

                the poor, the prisoners, the blind, the oppressed

- GIVING TO POOR ASSUMED - Matthew 6:1-4

- NO EXCUSE - Matthew 26:6-13 & Deut. 15:7-11

- CLEAR AT THE END - Matthew 25:31-46

the hungry, the thirsty, the stranger, the unclothed, the sick, the prisoner

THE PRIORITIES OF THE CHURCH REVEALED IN THE EPISTLES

  • In the first Church Council - Galatians 2:10
  • True Religion - James 1:26-27
  • Helping Fellow Believers - Romans 15:26

WHAT ARE GOD'S PRIORITIES?

THE “POOR” MENTIONED176 TIMES IN THE BIBLE

- They matter to God so they should matter to us.

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