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  • The Far Country

    Contributed by Stephen Boldin on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,406 views

    This deals with the Far Country and the reasons people find themselves there. The Far Country is anywhere a person tries to live without God.

    THE FAR COUNTRY Luke 15:11-23 Ill. Herman and Henrietta were taking a tour of their new home that they had dreamed about, planned for, designed themselves. A home that Henrietta had paid for with her own money. As they went from one room to another and admired the beauty of their new home, ...read more

  • Road Maps For A Far Country

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 24, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,546 views

    For Father’s Day: Fathers who say "yes" to everything provide a road map to disaster; who keep their children at arm’s length point to alienation; but who may also go home themselves to lead their children home. (Maps were displayed)

    I have always liked maps. Any kind of map fascinates me. You can learn so much from a map. If it is a road map, you can find out how to get from here to there and back again. When I was in elementary school and the classroom got boring, like most kids, I would doodle. But while some kids ...read more

  • The Citizen Of The Far Country

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Apr 30, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 6,036 views

    This message focuses on the character in the Prodigal Son that is rarely spoken of, The Citizen of the Far Country.

    The Citizen of the Far Country Luke 15:14-16 KJV And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want. [15] And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. [16] And he would fain have ...read more

  • "Citizens Of A Far Country" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 29, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,927 views

    Sermon 9 in a study in Philippians

    “Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us. 18 For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ, 19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and ...read more

  • Parable-The Ten Pounds Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 17, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,857 views

    As Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem from Jericho to celebrate the Passover with His disciples and others, He told a parable to the crowd to show that the kingdom they had been telling others about would not be established immediately as they had thought.

    November 19, 2006 Jericho (40) Parable-The Ten Pounds Luke 19:11-27 11 And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, ...read more

  • The Father’s House Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,985 views

    The results of living away from God are always disastrous, and nothing can prevent the ultimate consequences from catching up with us.

    May 6, 2006 The Father’s House ...read more

  • Moab - A Dangerous Place

    Contributed by V. David Sedaca on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 96 ratings
     | 4,841 views

    The Book of Ruth is the history of a Jewish family, who, like the prodigal son of Luke fifteen, went into the far country of Moab and "there began to be in want.

    The Book of Ruth is the history of a Jewish family, who, like the prodigal son of Luke fifteen, went into the far country of Moab and "there began to be in want." Through the backsliding of a Jew (typified by Naomi) the poor gentile(Ruth) is brought into the land of blessing. There Ruth meets the ...read more

  • Restored By A King Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 13, 2004
    based on 149 ratings
     | 52,805 views

    Like Mephibosheth, all of us have been Crippled by a fall, sought by a King, found in a Far Country, saved for Another’s Sake, and restored to the King’s Table.

    RESTORED BY A KING The example of Mephibosheth II Samuel 9 INTRODUCTION: Today I want to examine another story from the Old Testament, and --- as I love to do --- I have found another obscure character most people don’t know much about and rarely hear preached about in a sermon. We ...read more

  • "The Prodigal Sons" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 350 ratings
     | 163,367 views

    Sometimes the worst thing God can do is to give us what we want. the prodigal leaves for a "far country", a place which exists first in our hearts.

    "The Prodigal Sons", Luke 15:11-32 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline: Restlessness> vss 1- 11-12 Rebellion> vss 13-16 Repentance> vss 17-19 Reconciliation> vss 20-24 Resentment> vss 25-32 ...read more

  • The Waiting Father Series

    Contributed by James ( Jim ) Highland on Jun 16, 2014
     | 2,460 views

    Jesus' memorable sermon includes two kinds of prodigals, those who go into far countries of life and those that stay close to home. Both need God's love and forgiveness.

    The Waiting Father; The favorite story that Jesus told, The Prodigal Son, is really of the Waiting Father… of Two Prodigal Sons. Scripture: Luke 15:11-29 His audience was a large crowd of very religious people. Church Leaders and Biblical Scholars, hoping Jesus would give them some ...read more

  • Singing In A Foreign Land

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,831 views

    Have you lost your song in a foreign land or ’far country’? The Jewish people did in Babylon...this message offers helps on how to return...(the audio has much more than does the manuscript)

    Singing In a Foreign Land Psalm 137:1-4 * Our Psalm today is written by some unknown writer toward the end of the Jewish captivity. It appears to be a report of the feeling of the Jewish people at this time. In it, we can discover some common truths that we have with the Jewish people. Let’s ...read more

  • From Death To Life Series

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 30, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,266 views

    It’s so easy to lose our focus on Jesus Christ which causes us to spend time in a far country just like the prodigal son. Only when we realize where we are, repent, and return to the Father can we enjoy life to the full.

    LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST From Death to Life Ephesians 2:1-5; Luke 15 INTRODUCTION: A. Is there some thing, or some one, other than God that has your attention right now? 1. This is an every day battle for every Christian–staying focuses on Jesus Christ 2. I suppose that that is ...read more

  • A Gracious Father

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,051 views

    Characteristics of a gracious father as seen in the father of the prodigal son.

    “A Gracious Father” Text: Luke 15:11-30 Introduction: We would like to take a text that has seemingly been preached up one side and down the other, except we would like to examine the father of the prodigal instead of the ...read more

  • The Prodigal Church

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 2,836 views

    This message gives a new look at the parable of the Prodigal Son comparing the two sons to O.T. Israel & the New Testament Church.

    Scripture: Luke 15:11-24 Title: “The Prodigal Church” Introduction: The CHURCH is the most POWERFUL “tool” God has at His disposal.  The CHURCH is the “ONLY” tool God has to REPRESENT Him in this world.  In verse 11 Jesus said, “A Certain Man” had two sons.”  ...read more

  • Playing Ptifall: How We Get Into And Out Of Sinful States

    Contributed by Justin Hatfield on Aug 8, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 637 views

    Luke 15:11-16:1 By looking at the story of the prodigal son, we can see how we fall into sinful states, what it means to be in a siful state, and how we get out of the sinful states we are in.

    “Playing Pitfall” “How we get into and out of sinful states.” When I was younger my family owned an “Atari,” how many of you remember those? It was great state of the art technology! You had this joystick and just one little button to mash. I thought it was great. ...read more