Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Luke 12:16-21: showing 1-15 of 348

Scripture

Clear Scripture Filters

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Structure

Sermon Type

Audience

  • Try PRO

    Confident Preaching

    Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
    Free to start now
  • Whose Is It Anyway

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Mar 11, 2008
     | 2,267 views

    Jesus is asked to referee in a fight over money. He points out we can suffer from the sin of affluenza, then reminds us all we have is God’s

    I am grateful for sermoncentral which is one of the many resources I used in preparing this message. WHOSE IS IT ANYWAY? February 10, 2008 Jay Davis Robison LUKE 12:13-31 Have I got a stock tip for you For 6 yrs running, voted Most Innovative among Fortune mag’s Most Admired Companies ...read more

  • Finding Contentment In A World Built For Greed Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,505 views

    It was Bob Dylan who said, everybody worships something and he was right. Many times, that has led to the drive for more. The more we have, the more we want, and when that doesn’t bring happiness we want all the more.

    Finding Contentment in a World Built for Greed Luke 12:13-15, 20-21 The goal of the Game of Life is to get married, have kids, and try to accumulate as much wealth as possible so that you can become a millionaire. It teaches the lesson that the one with the most toys wins. The Game of Life portrays ...read more

  • The North American Martyrs And Cultural Relativism Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 16, 2009
     | 2,708 views

    Proper cultural exchange among nations is even more important than economic; we must have profound respect for the whole human person when cultures interact.

    October 19, 2009 The North American Martyrs Caritas in Veritate The coincidence of the Feast of the North American Martyrs with article 26 of Pope Benedict’s encyclical brings to mind an historical reality connected with the European settlement of America. During the sixteenth and seventeenth ...read more

  • The Rich Fool

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 10, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,422 views

    A message on the foolishness of ignoring God and his will for our lives.

    THE RICH FOOL Luke 12:15-21 INTRO: Here is a rich man. Look at him. He is what almost all would like to be, and are striving to be. Jesus brings accusation against this man. He does not say he is guilty of oppression or violence or fraud. He simply says that ...read more

  • Invest In Eternity

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,539 views

    Are you concerned with earthly possessions or heavenly treasures, with temporary goods or eternal rewards, with self or with people? Be wise and invest in eternity.

    A man has his priorities wrong and Jesus had to tell him this parable to address it. You can be doing nothing wrong and yet not be right. • The farmer wasn’t doing anything sinful but he was not doing it right. • He is hardworking, and probably smart, seeing the way he organises his farm. • He is ...read more

  • Parable Of Rich Fool Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jul 6, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,681 views

    Store up riches towards God because you never know when He will demand your soul

    Luke 12.13-21 The Rich Fool Did you know you can purchase almost anything on eBay these days? Just this past week an Australian man has sold his complete life – his home, his possessions, his job and his friends – the bidding had gotten to £400,000. Not so long ago a 20 year old student in the ...read more

  • Affluenza [april Fools Message] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 184 ratings
     | 31,805 views

    The Parable of the Rich Fool. "Affluenza" is the disease, the love of money is the root cause, and this story of Jesus is the cure! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Ample Fool’s Day Luke 12:16-21 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/RichFool.html Why is it that when life is going the best and we have the most, that we act the most foolishly? When supplies are ample, or we are celebrating a great victory, or someone praises us—we take such opportunity to show what ...read more

  • The Bigger Barns Theory Series

    Contributed by Chris Hughes on Dec 3, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,417 views

    You can’t store up eternal wealth in a mortal barn

    Living is forGiving Part 1 The Bigger Barns Theory Luke 12 13Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all ...read more

  • The Rich Fool

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 41 ratings
     | 13,127 views

    The rich man prided himself on his intelligence, his success, his efficiency and foresight. He had plans to ensure his comfort for years. But God calls him a ’fool’.

    The Rich Fool Luke 12:13-34 Jesus is preaching mainly about the Pharisees (see 11 :37, 45;12:1). Suddenly a man shouts out from the crowd. ’Tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me,’ he calls out. While Jesus is preaching, the man is thinking about a family quarrel in which his brother ...read more

  • Seven Sorts Of Simple Fools

    Contributed by John White on Nov 21, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,775 views

    This parable contains several characteristics that are common to those who leave God out of their lives.

    SEVERAL SORTS OF SIMPLE FOOLS Luke 12:16-23 Introduction: Have you ever felt foolish? That you did something to make a fool of yourself? Did you ever look at someone and say, "That person is a fool.." We simple Bible believing Christians are seen by the unbelieving world as fools. They ...read more

  • Beware Of Covetousness

    Contributed by Gary R. James on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,439 views

    The danger of covetousness.

    Luke 12:13-21 I. Introduction A. There is a man in the crowd following Jesus that petitions him to judge that his brother should split the inheritance with him. i. (Deu 21:17 ESV) but he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all ...read more

  • Give Me What's Mine! Series

    Contributed by Tom Conant on Apr 2, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,361 views

    First part of a series on stewardship.

    Introduction. Who can tell me the top news story the past two weeks? (this was when the stimulus plan was being proposed) Sure it’s the Economic Stimulus plan. This has been the main item of discussion by congress, the president, and experts on all the networks. The premise is the economy needs ...read more

  • The Foolish Farmer

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 14, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 7,325 views

    A message examining the mistakes we make when we become self-centered.

    THE FOOLISH FARMER Luke 12;20 INTRO: We all know the story of the foolish farmer, but sometimes we forget the real meaning of the story. Just what did the foolish farmer really do when he considered only himself? I. WHILE THINKING OF ...read more

  • Rich, But Foolish

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Aug 2, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,286 views

    If we are concerned only about earthly possessions, we will enter eternity empty-handed.

    Text: “…a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions” (Luke 12:15). I would venture to say that you and I learned a long time ago that material possessions are not the most important items in life. The first ten years of my life was spent in the coal-mining hills of Southern ...read more

  • How To Leave A Christian Legacy Series

    Contributed by Randy Hamel on Oct 26, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 18,329 views

    Message looks at the parable Jesus gives as a warning that storing up treasures on earth is foolish. Christians are to store up treasures in heaven.

    Series – Managing Well Message one ‘How to leave a Christian legacy’ Luke 12:13-21 (NIV) Opening Story On the website www.askmen.com participants were asked to rank in their opinion the most influential men in 2007. Their rankings were: 1. David Beckham. David is a soccer player for the Los ...read more