Sermon Series
  • 1. Bloom Where You Are Planted

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 1 of 9

    BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED (LK 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 Jul 27, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 2 of 9

    THE PEARL OF GREATEST PRICE (Matt 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 have an annual income of at least $250,000 or a net worth at least $2.5 million. ...read more

  • 3. Be My Guest

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 3 of 9

    BE MY GUEST (LK. 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 Bride’s Magazine, the average cost for a wedding is $18,874 in 2000. The breakdown of the figure includes $100 for the groom’s ...read more

  • 4. Where Broken Hearts Go

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 4 of 9

    WHERE BROKEN HEARTS GO (LK. 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 fans were loyal and fierce. They heckled ...read more

  • 5. Meet Me On The Other Side

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 5 of 9

    MEET ME ON THE OTHER SIDE (LK. 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 ...read more

  • 6. You Are Hired!

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 6 of 9

    YOU ARE HIRED! (MT. 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

  • 7. Pay Up Or Pack Up

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 7 of 9

    PAY UP OR PACK UP (Matt 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. The ...read more

  • 8. Unfinished Business

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 8 of 9

    UNFINISHED BUSINESS (Matt 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 amiss and asked him what he meant. After a brief pause, he asked meekly: “Aren’t you getting ...read more

  • 9. Too Little, Too Late

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
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    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 9 of 9

    TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE (MATT. 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 be ...read more