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  • It Is All About Grace / Grace Is The Difference

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 453 ratings
     | 132,642 views

    When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, someone asked him, Do you pray for the senators, Dr. Hale? He replied, No, I look at the senators and I pray for the country. We all need to receive the Grace of God. It Is All About Grace!

    For those who are not familiar with an Anglican Service; Four Scriptures are read prior to the Message. Today's readings are Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105: 1-6,37-45; Philippians 1:21-30 and Matthew 10:1-16 When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, .....someone asked him,..... "Do you ...read more

  • Why Are You Standing Around?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 16, 2012
    based on 16 ratings
     | 16,965 views

    There's work to be done and time is running out. I believe that the Lord is asking many within the church today.“Why are you standing around ?”

    Why Are You Standing Around? Matthew 20:1-7 In Matthew 20 Jesus tells a parable in which He likens the kingdom of Heaven to a man who hired servants to work in his vineyard. There was much work to be done and time was running out. When the owner of the land went looking for more laborers he ...read more

  • Sitting In The Grumble Seat

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on May 11, 2009
    based on 35 ratings
     | 11,324 views

    There is no way to be a Humble Grumbler!

    Sitting in the Grumble Seat Matthew 20:1-16 One of the most generous employers in the world and in history is Bob Thompson, the owner of an asphalt paving company for 40 years. Thompson struck it rich when he sold his company for $400 million, but he gave $128 million away to the hundreds of ...read more

  • Amazing Grace Of God

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,045 views

    We have a generous and gracious God, who loves and cares for us. He saw our need and came to our rescue. We are simply blessed, by His grace.

    20:1 “The kingdom of heaven is like…” It is a description of how God’s Kingdom functions. It is about how God treats his people. Why did Jesus tell this parable? • This parable grew out of Jesus’ encounter with the rich young man. • He is young and capable. In fact, he kept the commandments ...read more

  • It's About Grace Series

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 70 ratings
     | 22,425 views

    God’s grace is a free gift that is available to all of us. It is a free gift that we receive but it isn’t what we deserve. It is about mercy, not fairness. And, it is for the last as well as the first. Thankfully, what we can all say is, It’s about gr

    A story is told about Fiorello LaGuardia, who, when he was mayor of New York City during the worst days of the Great Depression and all of World War II, was called by many New Yorkers “the Little Flower” because he was only five foot four and always wore a carnation in his lapel. He was a ...read more

  • Grumblers Anonymous

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 7, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,603 views

    I have done a lot of thinking about the problem of how to evaluate your own success in the ministry. We can say that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to others. That’s true, but we do it anyway.

    Grumblers Anonymous Matthew 20:1-16 (I preached this sermon at the Spring Bible Conference at New Brunswick Bible Institute, April 26-29, 2007. The conference ended with the graduation ceremonies. This message was part of my series on the parables of Jesus.) I want to make a few predictions ...read more

  • The Good News And The Bad News Of The Good News

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Feb 24, 2007
    based on 122 ratings
     | 35,402 views

    God’s free grace may be good news for a dying backslider; but what about the dying missionary? Doesn’t he deserve at least equal treatment? Analyzing the parable of laborers in the Vineyard from Mat. 20, we continue to be astonished at God’s way of worki

    The Good News and the Bad News of the Good News A man and a women had been friends for many years, had died and gone to heaven. They told St. Peter that they wanted to be married. - “Take your time and think about it,” said St. Peter, “you have eternity so take fifty years and see me ...read more

  • The Kingdom Of Heaven Is Like

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 83 ratings
     | 11,918 views

    1- The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner 2- The kingdom of heaven is like men working 3- The kingdom of heaven is like getting paid

    INTRO.- The kingdom of heaven is a kingdom. It is a country, a domain, an empire. It is similar to our country and yet it is not similar. Heaven is not America and America is not heavenly! ILL.- When Edward Everett Hale was Chaplain of the Senate, someone asked him, “Do you pray for the ...read more

  • The Upside Down Kingdom

    Contributed by James Tetley on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,775 views

    The kingdom of God totally contradicts the Kingdom of this World

    The passage we will be looking at this evening is from Matthew 20 vs. 1-16. Often subtitled the workers in the vineyard. The approach I am going to take is that we will split the passage up into sections – read the story together and then I will offer you some thoughts on each part. But ...read more

  • Greed And Grace

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 25, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,552 views

    Dealing with a right perspective of things

    “Greed and Grace” Matthew 20 1/11/98 INTRO: As I have started out the new year, I have set a goal for myself. I mentioned to you that I encouraged each of you to read the Bible through this year. For myself, I am going to try to read the Bible through four times this year, once each ...read more

  • The Blessing Of Working For The Vineyard Owner

    Contributed by Brian William on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,929 views

    Serving in the vineyard of God’s Kingdom is a true blessing because the work is done with the confidence that God’s reward awaits at the end of the day.

    Every morning they line up on the streets – dozens of people outside the temporary services agencies in Chicago. They’re lined up at 6:00 am each morning looking for a job, but these agencies won’t find jobs for them. They’ll only find them work to do – work for one day. By 7:00 am, over 100 of ...read more

  • What Is Fair?

    Contributed by Byrene Haney on May 23, 2005
    based on 98 ratings
     | 8,179 views

    God’s deals with is people not based on what we deserve but based on his grace.

    Most people living in Detroit are in some way been affected by the unions whether positively or negatively. You have to join the unions there even if you work six hours a week at Montgomery Wards. You just cannot escape the long arm of the unions. Let’s face it the union is here to stay. This ...read more

  • You Are Hired! Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,250 views

    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

  • No Fair! Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,227 views

    The Kingdom of God is a Kingdom of grace - we are called to be grateful to God and to recognize others as our equals in God’s Kingdom.

    No Fair! Matt. 20:1-16 Your Kingdom Come: July 13, 2003 Intro: Growing up with an older sibling, one of the frequent cries out of my mouth was one some of you parents hear on a daily basis: “no fair!” You know, “How come he gets to stay up later? How come he gets to choose what to watch ...read more

  • The Scandal Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 707 ratings
     | 86,601 views

    Grace is scandalous. It’s hard to accept, hard to believe, and hard to receive. Grace shocks us in what it offers. It is truly not of this world. It frightens us with what it does for sinners.

    (MacArthur’s New Testament Commentary was used in preparing this message.) The Scandal of Grace In this series, we’ve been learning about the topic of grace. As we look at how Jesus dealt with people and at some of His parables, we’re discovering that these “Grace Encounters” radically ...read more