Contributed on May 19, 2013
Jesus contrasts the attitudes of the Sinful Woman and the proud Pharisee.
INTRODUCTION A family who moved into a new neighborhood had a late start one morning. As a result their six-year-old missed her school bus. Though it would make him late for work her father agreed to take her to school if she gave him directions. After 20 minutes of going in circles they finally ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2013
Zacchaeus' whole life changed; he completely turned around from a sinful life and thus became a child of God. God noticed the unnoticed.
1He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 2A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, because he was short in stature. 4So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see him, ...read more
Contributed on May 23, 2013
The prodigal returned to God: he sought reconciliation with his Father. He no longer simply thought it over; he was now repenting and going to the Father
20 “So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him. His son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, and I am no longer worthy of being ...read more
Contributed on May 25, 2013
The danger of staying on the outside is actually extremely dangerous because it really is staying outside of the will of God. And anytime you are outside the will of God you are in a very dangerous place and position.
Introduction Chapter 15 is one of the most important chapters in the entire Bible; it includes several powerful parables, which deals with the lost—to include the parable of the Lost Sheep: which represents the lost sinner out in the world, the parable of the Lost Coin, which represents ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2013
When we pray persistently to the Lord it does not mean we are lacking in faith or doubting that He would ever answer us because we are doing what we are called to do.
Introduction Michael Jordan is probably the greatest basketball player in the history of the game, and at one time he was asked about the so-called secret of his success. And Mr. Jordan answered by saying; “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, ...read more