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  • Here's Your Sign Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,830 views

    A look at the nature of Jesus’ parables.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: Here’s Your Sign Matthew 13: 1-3, 10-17, 34-33 ["The Parables of Jesus: Introduction To The Parables" From a sermon series on the parables found at: http://www.higherpraise.com/outlines/pa.htm.] Introduction: song "Here’s Your Sign" by ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Prayers

    Contributed by Peter Thelander on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 8,032 views

    A look at Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector.

    It was the best of prayers, it was the worst of prayers, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of grace, it was the epoch of law, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had ...read more

  • The Shrewd Manager

    Contributed by Mark Adams on Aug 16, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,608 views

    This sermon makes practical applications from Jesus’ parable about the dishonest manager.

    I worked at a guitar store all through high school…for me, it was a dream job. -In any retail business, you have people come and go. -I can vividly remember one day when we needed another part time employee, my boss interviewed an 18-year-old guy named Devon. -He said, “That guy is ...read more

  • Jesus On Prayer

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Apr 30, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 2,884 views

    The sermon is based on one of Jesus’ parables that teaches some important aspects on prayer.

    INTRODUCTION From Roman history comes the story of a Roman emperor in his chariot as a part of a parade. Cheering people lined the streets while legionaries were stationed to keep the people at a safe distance. The emperor’s family sat on a platform to watch him go by in all the pride of his ...read more

  • Casting The Net

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Apr 30, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,012 views

    Using one of Jesus’ parables, the sermon is designed to encourage Christians to witness.

    INTRODUCTION A. John Powell tells of watching his Theology of Faith class come in. 1. Tommy had long hair and he wrote him off as very strange. 2. Tommy was an atheist (objected to a God who loved unconditionally). 3. After turning in final exam, “Do you think I’ll find God?” “No.” 4. “Oh, I ...read more

  • Snakes, Scorpions, And The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 26, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 11,669 views

    Jesus’ parable helps parents distinguish between the needs and the wants of their children, and teaches us how to invest attention in them.

    Several years ago a mother wrote to “Dear Abby”: “Dear Abby, My son is in jail for running his mouth at a cop. They’ve given him one phone call a day, and he’s calling home to ask us to bring him things. His dad has gone over there with whatever he has wanted: two Big Macs on Monday, a pizza on ...read more

  • Worthless Weeds

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Jul 20, 2002
    based on 91 ratings
     | 3,940 views

    Using Jesus’ parable of the wheat and the tares, this sermon looks at the miraculous way weeds can turn into wheat when God’s in charge.

    Around Timothy Lutheran, there are a number of you who have incredibly green thumbs. You know how to identify plants and what the different flowers look like. You know how to coax flowers and vegetables from seeds planted in the soil. Some of you are quite amazing when it comes to the garden. And ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Ten Minas

    Contributed by Thomas H on Oct 13, 2003
    based on 181 ratings
     | 53,741 views

    This sermon, in expounding Jesus’ Parable of the Ten Minas, challenges us to faithful stewardship with the things God has given us ( time, resources, abilities) - are we using these things for ourselves or for the benefit of His kingdom?

    The other day, while driving, I was listening to Family Radio. A sponsorship slot came on advertising a mortgage broker. This advertisement was advertising how if you refinanced your mortgage using their services, you’d be able to save thousands of dollars! That’s right, thousands of dollars! ...read more

  • Who Did His Father's Will?

    Contributed by William Mouser on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 73 ratings
     | 11,061 views

    Right words never exceed right deeds, though it is always best when words and deeds match one another. Jesus’ parable of the two sons urges us to repent of our empty words and to fill them with obedience.

    Who Did His Father’s Will? Matt 21:28-32 Jesus’ teaching has many places in it where it is difficult to understand what he means. And, then there are those places where his meaning is clear, but the application what he says is tricky – or so we like to think. We have one of those places in ...read more

  • Coming Home On Father's Day

    Contributed by David Washburn on Jun 11, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 11,838 views

    Father’s Day is a day to honor our father, our Heavenly Father. Jesus’ parable about the prodigal son is a pure reflection of a loving father and what it means to come home on Father’s Day.

    Dads, today is our day, but Father’s Day has somehow never been held in as high regard as Mother’s Day. Mother’s just have that certain something. After all, whenever you see someone holding a sign or mouthing “hello,” they’re saying, “Hi, Mom,” and usually not, “Hi Dad.” Now, I’m not complaining, ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Good Samaritan Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 885 ratings
     | 290,588 views

    In the parable of the Good Samaritan we find some basic lessons on compassion.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 26 The Parable of the Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37 Dr. John R. Hamby “The Murder of Kitty Genovese" “At approximately 3:20 on the morning of March 13, 1964, ...read more

  • Being The Broom! Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jun 11, 2013
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,958 views

    The parable of ther lost coin. Of the features of the parable have you considered your part, have you considered what it takes to be the broom? A very short illustrative sermon.

    Being the broom. Luke 15:8-10 Jesus tells us this little wee parable about lost people being found; in it he compares those people to a silver coin a lost silver coin. Now in our day and age with rampant inflation a silver coin is for most of us not a big deal. Back in the day this coin a ...read more

  • How To Forgive

    Contributed by William Mouser on Sep 19, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,639 views

    Peter’s question about how often to forgive allows Jesus to answer a different question: what is forgiveness.

    What is forgiveness? Matthew 18:21-35 As I’m sure most of you have noticed, in our worship here we recite the Lord’s prayer twice during our worship. In the history of Christian worship this is a fairly low number of times to use the Lord’s prayer. When Thomas Cranmer revised the Sarum Mass ...read more

  • The Four Soils Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 124 ratings
     | 11,515 views

    Sermon on the parable of the sower. One’s response to the Gospel depends on the personal inclination of his will.

    The Four Soils Mark 4:1-20 INTRO.: Why do different people respond differently to the same message? Why do some reject the Gospel of Christ and others accept it and live Christian lives? Jesus provides an answer to this question in the passage before us. We will become more effective and ...read more

  • The Invitation Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 46 ratings
     | 9,089 views

    The story provides a good window through which to view the other events of that day AND this day. It sheds some important light for anyone still trying to figure out what to do with Jesus. The story divides into three acts. Each is about an invitation

    Day by Day with Jesus/Last Week Series The Invitation Matthew 22:1-14 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO “For many are invited but few are chosen!” That’s the punch line to Jesus’ parable. Parables aren’t just cute little stories that ...read more