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Like the father in the parable of the Prodigal Son, God regrets your rebellion but loves you so much he will let you walk out of fellowship with him. But He is also a God who runs to you when you return and restores you when you repent.
Scripture: Luke 15:11-15:24
The parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector is an interesting lesson about pride and humility, which raises three questions: (1) Why did you come to church? (2) What is your attitude in church? and (3) How will you go home?
Scripture: Luke 18:9-18:14
Tags: Parable Pharisee
Jesus used the parable of the shrewd manager to give us lessons about managing the money God gives us, the value of true investments, and a warning about becoming a slave to money.
Tags: Parable Shrewd Manager
What, then, do the parables teach? Church fathers such as Irenaeus and Augustine identified the treasure and the Pearl with Christ. The recent convert to Christianity says exactly the same thing: "I found Christ." Yes, it seems like we did find Christ.
Contributor: J Jeffrey Smead (76 sermons shared)
Scripture: Matthew 13:44-13:52
This in-depth view of Prodigal Son parable focuses on the elder son and the bitterness and resentment he displayed upon his brotherís return and how we sometimes have the same inflated sense of goodness and faulty understanding of our Fatherís grace.
Scripture: Luke 15:25-15:32
If it hadnít been for his stubbornness we might never have known what the older brother was really like. So letís look at him, & then look at ourselves. "What kind of person am I?"
Contributor: Melvin Newland (286 sermons shared)
Denomination: Christian/Church of Christ
Scripture: Luke 15:25-15:33
The Church should be the place of celebration.
Contributor: Kenneth Sauer (582 sermons shared)
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: Luke 15:1-15:32
The Parable of the Rich Fool. "Affluenza" is the disease, the love of money is the root cause, and this story of Jesus is the cure! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.
Series: Parables of Power
Contributor: Jerry Shirley (631 sermons shared)
Scripture: Luke 12:16-12:21
Prodigals still exist. These individuals rebel, stepping away from Godís blessings, indulging in reckless living and ruining their lives. But God runs to meet those who are at the point of total desperation and who are willing to repent and return home.
Scripture: Luke 15:11-15:24
In religious leadersí refusal to accept Godís way not only did they not go through the door but also blocked the door to heaven for others.
Contributor: Gerald Flury (479 sermons shared)
Scripture: Luke 18:15-18:17
Tags: Parable General