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Summary: To show that even GOD's enemies will come and humble themselves to the LORD, the LORD will answer their prayers.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Do you kneel in prayer?

Yes. When I am in prayer rooms and my bed room.

Philippians 2:10-11

That in (at) the name of Jesus every knee should (must) bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

And every tongue [frankly and openly] confess and acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that even GOD's enemies will come and humble themselves to the LORD, the LORD will answer their prayers.

IV. TEXT:

Luke 8:41

And there came a man named Jairus, who had [for a long time] been a director of the synagogue; and falling at the feet of Jesus, he begged Him to come to his house,

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You hear our prayers when we bow down at Your feet and worships You.

VI. TITLE:

LORD's mercy on leaders

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Dr. Luke, The Beloved Physician (close friend and traveling companion of Paul)

B. Audience: Theophilus (Greek means friend of GOD, a Christian)

C. Purpose: To give a connected and orderly narrative of the life of CHRIST as seen by eyewitnesses

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. Unbelieving institutions and it's leader coming to GOD

An unbeliever leader of a synagogue not instituted by GOD

"And there came a man named Jairus, who had [for a long time] been a director of the synagogue;"

Illustration:

There are many ministers and leader of different churches that are not born again coming to JESUS's feet to be saved.

Unbelieving leaders that approaches JESUS for help and salvation:

1. Nicodemus - ruler of the Jews

John 3:1-7

NOW THERE was a certain man among the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler (a leader, an authority) among the Jews,

Who came to Jesus at night and said to Him, Rabbi, we know and are certain that You have come from God [as] a Teacher; for no one can do these signs (these wonderworks, these miracles—and produce the proofs) that You do unless God is with him.

Jesus answered him, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, that unless a person is born again (anew, from above), he cannot ever see (know, be acquainted with, and experience) the kingdom of God.

Nicodemus said to Him, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter his mother’s womb again and be born?

Jesus answered, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, unless a man is born of water and [even] the Spirit, he cannot [ever] enter the kingdom of God.

What is born of [from] the flesh is flesh [of the physical is physical]; and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

Marvel not [do not be surprised, astonished] at My telling you, You must all be born anew (from above).

2. Jairus - rule of a synagogue

Luke 8:41

And there came a man named Jairus, who had [for a long time] been a director of the synagogue; and falling at the feet of Jesus, he begged Him to come to his house,

Synagogue or "sunagoge" in Greek meaning:

a. an assemblage of persons

b. assembly, congregation

As we can see these are three things instituted by GOD in the old testament as a place of worship:


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