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  • I Love You Lord, But...

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Oct 26, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 21,757 views

    Many profess to love the lord but with reservations. Their mantra is “I love you Lord but...” Excuses arise when they are called to follow Jesus Christ in sacrificial discipleship or to live separated holy lives.

    I love You Lord, but... Luke 14:15-33 Many profess to love the lord but with reservations. Their mantra is “I love you Lord but...” Excuses arise when they are called to follow Jesus Christ in sacrificial discipleship, to commit to having a consistent walk and witness as a child of ...read more

  • Good Excuses Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 30, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 18,625 views

    At the very heart of the parable is who will be found in the Kingdom of God. It has to do with those who will respond positively to their invitation to accept Jesus, God’s great invitation to salvation (

    LUKE 14: 12-16-24 [PARABLES IN LUKE] GOOD EXCUSES [Isaiah 25:6-9] While attending a dinner party at a Pharisees’ house (vv. 1, 7, 12) Jesus challenges the guests to live and work so they will be rewarded in the Kingdom of Heaven. Jesus then gives a parable about a banquet that ...read more

  • Daring To Make A Stand For God

    Contributed by Ty Tamasaka on Sep 14, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,838 views

    This message is to challenge listeners to lay aside excuses (biblical buts) and to begin seeking Him in every area of our lives.

    Daring to Make a Stand for God Today’s verses teach me about “Biblical Buts". Biblical buts? Yes, we all have buts. Some are small, but most are usually pretty big. Although some may be bigger than others, we all have them. Some are so big that others try to hide behind them. ...read more

  • The Easiest Way To Miss Out On Heaven

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,693 views

    This message addresses common reasons unbelievers give of why they will not trust Christ. It also explores the difference between a "good reason" and an "excuse," and we find that most of these "good reasons" non-believers give are just "excuses."

    I am well aware that one of the problems people have with speakers like me is that they often wonder if they are actually real human beings. I once read of a little girl who was taken to church for the first time ever. The child was struck by the solemness of the occasion. And after several moments ...read more

  • Are You Going To The Party? Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 13, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,091 views

    The invitation is still open but still being ignored by many who think they’re going anyway.

    Are you going to the party? Luke 14:15-24 I heard about a rabbit and a snake meeting in the forest. The rabbit said, "We don’t know how we look. Why don’t we describe each other to the other so we’ll know how we look?" The snake said, "Good idea. You’ve got a pink nose, ...read more

  • An Invitation To Worship Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Jan 16, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,314 views

    Part 1 in series about living lives of worship. Focus of this opening message is a powerful reminder that God has invited us to live and participate in Him - it is up to us to how we may respond and what that may mean.

    INVITATION TO A LIFE OF WORSHIP Part 1 in series, “LifeSongs*: Lives of Worship” Rev. Todd G. Leupold Perth Bible Church Sunday January 13, 2008 AM * Title inspired by the name of the song and album by “Casting Crowns.” Overall series inspired and, to some degree adapted, from the writings ...read more

  • Excuses For Rejecting God Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,891 views

    Part 5 in the series Faith Basics. This sermon looks at the six most common reasons that people do not turn to God.

    Excuses for Rejecting God Faith Basics, part 5 Wildwind Community Church David K. Flowers September 23, 2007 Jesus told a story about the excuses people make for rejecting God. Luke 14:16-24 (NIV) 16 Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. ...read more

  • The Blessings Of Last Place Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 5, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,647 views

    We live in a society obsessed with being number one, while following Jesus who calls us to humble, faithful service. To meet the challenge of Jesus’ call, we must start at the foot of the cross.

    Luke 14:1, 7-14 “The Blessings of Last Place” INTRODUCTION This week a 41 year-old father was indicted on drug charges. He was pumping steroids into his 13 year-old son, who was competing for a place on the Olympic staking team. The father wanted his son to be number 1. Controversy ...read more

  • The Humbled And The Exalted

    Contributed by Stan Simonik on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,693 views

    Jesus’wisdom teaches us to win in the struggle between pride and humility.

    Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, there is an old saying, “A nail that sticks out will be pounded.” Although this saying might be appreciated by those in the building trades, I think it originated in the military. It’s nice to receive recognition, but not too much. You don’t want to call too ...read more

  • Humble Yourselves Before God

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,355 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17, 2007

    14th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 17] September 2, 2007 “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, through the death and resurrection of your Son, Jesus the Christ, you have given us the gift of your ...read more

  • "What Do You Do?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,461 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost Taking care of the poor

    14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 17 Lectionary 22 September 2nd Luke 14:1, 7-14 "What Do you Do?" "One sabbath when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they were watching him." Luke 14:1, RSV. "Now he told a parable to those who were ...read more

  • What’s My Purpose Series

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,693 views

    This sermon’s purpose is to move people to align themselves with God’s purpose of populating heaven.

    [This sermon is contributed by Hal Seed of New Song Church in Oceanside, California and of www.PastorMentor.com. Hal is the author of numerous books including The God Questions and The Bible Questions. If you are interested in The Bible Questions Church-wide Campaign, please visit and watch Hal’s ...read more

  • A Master Planned Community

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Jun 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,290 views

    the Master plan--mission, method, mentality and message for reaching souls

    Intro: today I would like to give some shocking news, Chicago is bigger than Wetumpka. But don’t feel bad, it is bigger than any place else in the United States, with the exception of New York City and Los Angeles. A thought came to me as we were riding through downtown Chicago, this place started ...read more

  • The Humble Character Of The Believer

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Apr 23, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,519 views

    Proposition: The humble make up the population of God’s kingdom.

    Luke 14:7-35 (ESV) Introduction A. One of the delights of pastoring this church is the fact that few of us are considered to have come from the best part of society. Indeed, most of us at time belonged to the very worst segments of society. Yet, God chose to save us and to pour out His ...read more

  • It’s Go Time! Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 179 ratings
     | 33,843 views

    The first 2 letters of the GOSPEL are "GO"! Let’s go INVITE them, let’s go INSTRUCT them, let’s go INSPIRE them, and let’s go INVOLVE them. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    It’s Go Time! Luke 14:16-23 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GoTime.html I thought about titling this message “It’s Time to Go” but I was afraid you’d get up and leave. But one thing is for sure: We have reached a great crossroads as a church…we have come to the STOP sign and paused for the ...read more