Scripture: Luke 7:36–50
The Scene: Dinner Party at Simon’s Home
Perspective #1: Response towards Jesus.
Simon, the Pharisee . . . little love.
The woman, the Prostitute . . . great love.
Lesson: Great forgiveness provides an opportunity for great love towards God.
Perspective #2: Response towards the woman.
Simon, the Pharisee . . . repulsed.
Jesus, the Savior . . . mercy.
Lesson: Great forgiveness calls for us to respond with great mercy towards others.
Take Home Idea; Great forgiveness provides the opportunity for great love and great mercy..