Just to Say Thanks

by Rev. Dr. Kent Millard*
Passage: Luke 17:11-19
Series: Joy Through Giving
Duration:  31 min 31 secs

'Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy  met him. They stood at a distance  and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”    When he saw them, he said,  “Go, show yourselves to the priests.”  And as they went, they were cleansed.    One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.  He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him—and he was a Samaritan.    Jesus asked,  “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?    Has no one returned to give praise to God except this foreigner?”    Then he said to him,  “Rise and go; your faith has made you well.”   '

Luke 17:11-19


*Rev. Dr. Kent Millard

Dr. Kent Millard is President of United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. Dr. Millard received a bachelor’s degree from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD, a Master of Divinity from Boston University School of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry from McCormack Theological Seminary in Chicago. He has authored books on church renewal (The Passion Driven Congregation), leadership (Lead Like Butler) and stewardship (The Gratitude Path). He has also been chosen as Evangelist of the Year by the Foundation on Evangelism and served as a delegate for General and Jurisdictional Conferences of The United Methodist Church. Dr. Millard has taught courses on leadership and stewardship as an adjunct faculty member for Garrett Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, IL. The former senior pastor of St. Lukes’ United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Dr. Millard is now a retired elder in the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church.

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