Ralph Connor Memorial United Church

The Little White Church on Main Street, Canmore, Alberta

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Sermon: July 10, 2022 – Luke 10: 25-37

Just out of curiosity, I asked Professor Google a question this week: “which are the most popular parables of Jesus?” A review of a half dozen totally non-scientific articles shows that two parables seem to make everyone’s top five list: the parable of The Prodigal Son, and today’s gospel reading, the parable of The Good Samaritan. And no wonder. If we take it as presented in the gospel of Luke, it is a towering story of unexpected and even unreasonable …

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