Lessons and Hymns for Pentecost 8 C (Proper 10)

These are the Scripture lessons you will hear this coming Sunday:

Leviticus 19:9-18
Colossians 1:1-14
Luke 10:25-37

Jesus Is Our Good Samaritan

The Law commands that “you shall love the Lord your God” with all your heart, soul, mind and strength (Luke 10:27), and that you shall “love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18). Love fulfills the Law because love does no harm to the neighbor. Christ Jesus is the Good Samaritan, who with divine compassion saves you from all evil. He takes your sin and death upon Himself and bears these in His body to the cross. He binds up your wounds with the healing balm of His Gospel, and He brings you into His Church, where He takes care of you at His own expense (Luke 10:34–35). By such mercy, He proves “to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers” (Luke 10:36). Therefore, “you go, and do likewise” (Luke 10:37). By “your faith in Christ Jesus” and “because of the hope laid up for you in heaven” (Col. 1:4–5), you have the same love for others as the Lord Jesus has for you.

 

These are the hymns we will sing:

Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (LSB 803)
You Are the Way, Through You Alone (LSB 526)
Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace (LSB 844)
Praise Be to Christ (LSB 538)
Christ Be My Leader (LSB 861)

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