Ecclesiastes 4: 9-12
“Two are better than one, because they have good reward for their labor. For if they
fall, one will lift up his companion, but woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he
has no one to help him up. Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm; but
how can one be warm alone? Though one may be overpowered by another, two can
withstand him. A threefold cord is not quickly broken.”
29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he
fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went
away, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. 32 So too, a Levite,
when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a
Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took
pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine.
Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him.
35 The next day he took out two denarii[a] and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look
after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you
36 “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the
hands of robbers?”
37 The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.”
Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise.”
In life there are situations that you can not get yourself out of no matter how
much you pray and fast; you need someone to open a door for you and help
you. We need a helper on our journeys in life even with the Lord by our side.
Where you are travelling, and the journey is a dangerous road, you are
growing in the Lord and in your destiny but you need your neighbour.
Why are you walking alone?
Are you walking with armour bearers or pall bearers?
The company you keep needs to know who you are in the Kingdom.
There are some of us that are walking alone on a dangerous road and don’t
even know it. There are thieves out here (and even in the church) who will
rob you of your destiny.
7 Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. 8 All
who have come before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep have not listened
to them. 9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.[a] They will come
in and go out, and find pasture. 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy;
I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
The reason why God lets your enemies get closer to you is because this
makes your anointing fresher. The thief messed up: he stripped, wounded
and left the man,.but he left them half dead.
If you have a half left, you are still alive and can use what you have.
God will send someone that you would never expected. The folks that you
help are not always the ones who will help you. Help is on the way and you
don’t have to go to it. Just stand still and know God is God
The Samaritan picked the man up – someone is coming to pick you up and
they are putting their agenda aside. They will put you on what they are riding
on, favor, and take you to the end.
There are three kinds of people:
1) Thieves: They say what is your is mine and I’m going to take it.
2) Holy people: They say what is mine is mine and I’m going to keep it. These
people pick and choose who they are going to help.
3) Samaritans: They say what is mine is yours and I’m going to give it to you.
Which one are you?
God says that the unexpected is about to happen in your life…Help is on the