The Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Which One are You?

The Pharisee & The Tax Collector:
Which One Are You?
Luke 18:9-14
I.  The Focus of The Parable. vs 9
     1.  The Self-righteousness of Intellectualism.
     2.  The Self-righteousness of Morality. 
     3.  The Self-righteousness of Good Works. 
II. The Contrast of The Parable.
The Pharisee’s Prayer was…
    A.  Self-Centered
    B.  Judgmental
    C.  All For Show
    D.  Fake
The Tax Collector’s Prayer was…
    A.  Humble
    B.  Heart-Felt
    C.  Confessing
    D.  Effective

III. The Shock of The Parable.
“This man went down to his house justified rather than the other.”
IV. The Invitation of The Parable.
“Exalt self and be humbled---Humble yourself and be exalted.”