Sermon Series
  • 1. Bloom Where You Are Planted

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 1

    BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED (LUKE 8:4-15) Motivational writer Dennis Kimbro says that some people are like wheels - they don’t work unless they are pushed. Some people are like trailers - they have to be pulled. Some people are like kites - always up in the air, and if you don’t keep a string on ...read more

  • 2. The Pearl Of Greatest Price

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 2

    THE PEARL OF GREATEST PRICE (MATTHEW 13:44-46) Several years ago, USA Today (10/24/97) reported the results of a Roper Starch Worldwide survey of the wealthiest 1 percent of U.S. households – the 1 million households that have an annual income of at least $250,000 or a net worth at least $2.5 ...read more

  • 3. Easy Come, Easy Go

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 3

    EASY COME, EASY GO (LUKE 12:13-21) The biggest business collapse in 2001 was the downfall of giant energy-trading company Enron. For six years running, Enron was voted Most Innovative among Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Companies. In 2000, Enron’s revenues shot to more than $100 billion, taking ...read more

  • 4. Be My Guest

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 4

    BE MY GUEST (LUKE 14:15-24) A wedding, Western- or Chinese- style, is an expensive affair. American weddings cost the father of the bride an arm and a leg! According to thewedding.com, the projected 2007 U.S. average spent on a wedding is $27,690. On average most consumers will spend $800 to ...read more

  • 5. The Day God Ran

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 5

    THE DAY GOD RAN (LUKE 15:11-32) I was not fond of popular but controversial Hong Kong actor and singer Leslie Cheung in his prime; I was a fan of Alan Tam! To me, Alan sings; Leslie whispers. Alan’s songs were melodious; Leslie’s were tuneless. Their loyal and fierce fans heckled each other’s idol ...read more

  • 6. You Only Live Once

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 6

    YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE (LUKE 16:19-31) A Sunday school teacher told his class the story of the rich man and Lazarus. He explained that the wealthy man had wonderful clothes, lived in luxury and had all the food he could eat; but he had no compassion for the beggar, who longed for a few crumbs from the ...read more

  • 7. You Are Hired!

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 7

    YOU ARE HIRED! (MATTHEW 20:1-16) The economic crisis at the turn of the 21st century that hit the airline industry reflects the cost of doing business. United Airlines and Continental Airlines filed for bankruptcy and American Airlines avoided bankruptcy after the union gave back $1.62 billion in ...read more

  • 8. Pay Up Or Pack Up

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 8

    PAY UP OR PACK UP (MATTHEW 21:32-46) US News and World Report (3/31/97) polled 1,000 people several years ago on who they thought were people “very likely” or “somewhat likely” to go to heaven. The person most likely to go to heaven was none other than Mother Teresa, who garnered 79% of the votes. ...read more

  • 9. Buy Oil While The Sun Shines

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 9

    BUY OIL WHILE THE SUN SHINES (MATTHEW 25:1-13) A good friend called me shortly on the Saturday afternoon exactly a week before the day of my wedding. He asked hesitatingly, “What are you doing?” I sensed something was not right and asked him what he meant. After a brief pause, he asked meekly: ...read more

  • 10. Too Little, Too Late

    Contributed on Dec 22, 2007
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    Parables for Seekers, Pt. 10 (Final)

    TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE (MATTHEW 25:31-46) Shortly after the Pope had apologized to the nation of Israel for the treatment of Jews by the Catholic Church over the years, Ehud Barak, the leader of Israel, sent back a message to the College of Cardinals. The proposal was for a friendly game of golf to ...read more