Contributing sermons since Jan 13, 2016
Contributed on Sep 10, 2023
In the parable of the Minas, or what I am calling, “Minas and Me,” we are looking at the meaning behind the parable and the minas Jesus used as an example. And what the parable says, and what the minas mean, will define our mission until Jesus returns.
Parables to Live By “Minas and Me:” The Parable of the Minas Luke 19:11-27 Watch on YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-c-AJNC0TU&t=11s During the late 70s and early 80s, there was great expectation within the church that Jesus would be returning soon. The reason was because ...read more
Contributed on Sep 3, 2023
In the parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector, we’ll be looking at those prayers God hears. However, is all speech skyward prayer, and are they the prayers God hears and answers. In a study of contrast, Jesus’s looks at prayer and the type of prayers God hears.
Parables to Live By “Prayers the God Hears: The Pharisee and Tax Collector” Luke 18:9-14 Watch on YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlUjYOQFsro Over the years, I’ve seen and heard quite a few prayers, and what others consider being the type of prayers that God hears. Now, almost ...read more
Contributed on Aug 27, 2023
We’ve been looking at a series of parables from Luke’s gospel that have been leading to one of the most profound parables of them all; the story the rich man and Lazarus, or what I’m calling, “A Crypt-tic Tale.” Its moral is to listen to God now or regret if for eternity.
Parables to Live By “A Crypt-tic Tale: The Rich Man and Lazarus” Luke 16:19-31 Watch on YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-HKUffZoBI Over the last several months, we’ve been looking at a series of stories told by Jesus to an eclectic group of individuals; from tax-collectors to ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2023
This week’s “Parables to Live By,” has been a mystery for many, and one of the most challenging so far. It’s the parable, “The Unjust Steward.” It’s a story that can easily come straight out of this week’s news. Come and find out why Jesus commends shrewdness.
Parable to Live By? “Shrewd is Good:" The Unjust Steward Luke 16:1-13 Watch on YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izRqMHh8ByA This parable has always been somewhat of a mystery to many and why it was even taught by Jesus, so I’ve done multiple studies on it, especially with ...read more
Contributed on Aug 6, 2023
In today’s “Parables to Live By,” we’ll be looking at what causes heaven to have a party, and the heavenly party God’s got planned along with His guest list in the parable that Jesus taught on lost things.
Parables to Live By A Heavenly Party: “The Parable of Lost Things” Luke 15 You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aI54z3N0B2g&t=1s How many of you have lost something that was precious or important to you? For myself, this seems to be the norm. I’ve lost just about everything, ...read more