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  • Responsiblity Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 10, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    Because the Christian is unsupervised, irresponsibility is a great possibility. Jesus tells us this parable so we will be encouraged to faithfulness & warned against unfaithfulness.

    LUKE 12: 41-48. [PARABLES IN LUKE] RESPONSIBLITY / RESPONSIBLE SERVANTS [John 21:15-17; 1 Peter 5:2-3] Last week we learn that Jesus’ disciples are to be alert, expecting His return. Not only are we to be watching and waiting for Jesus, we are to be working for Jesus. So here more

  • Thanksgiving: Much Obliged!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 18, 2012
    based on 16 ratings

    I am convinced that we have been given far more than most of the people of the world, & therefore in God’s sight we are "much obliged." God has given much to us & therefore He expects much from us. (Powerpoints available - #153)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (The Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just email me at and request #153.) Please turn to the 12th chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Our text more

  • His Return Series

    Contributed by Fred Markes on Nov 11, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    Eight sermons that deal with eight unique characteristics of Jesus. Got the idea from Joe Causey.

    “Eight Unique Characteristics of Jesus” “His Return” Luke 12:35-48 There’s a story about a lady who married a banker. He died and left her some money. She was looking for a little fun, so she married an actor, but he died a few years later. Then, she met a preacher and married him. She more

  • Heart Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 16, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    Jesus reminded the disciples that the very thing that they should be doing when He comes back is serving. He wants to find servants who have given their hearts to live out God’s purpose and to serve the needs of others.

    A Servant’s Heart Luke 12:35-44, 48b What a great church huh? Too often that’s the attitude we’ve been conditioned with in our lives. It’s the way we approach restaurants we eat at, stores where we shop, the services we pay for and sometimes it even impacts the expectations we bring to church. more

  • Always Be Prepared Series

    Contributed by Drew Mills on Mar 17, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    Be ready for his return!

    Theme: Book of Luke Purpose: to live on purpose, be watchful and ready for his return • A teacher asked the children in her Sunday school class, "If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would I get into Heaven?" "NO!" The children all more

  • Which Servant Are You?

    Contributed by A. David Hart on Jan 14, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    To determine if you are committed or not.

    WHICH SERVANT WILL YOU BE? Luke 12:41-48 Peter in this text is asking the Lord, of who He was referring to in this text. He was referring to the previous parable in this chapter. But Peter and the others were not getting what Jesus was saying. If we would more

  • How Good Stewards Manage Money Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 30, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    In this sermon today I want you to notice six principles of wise money management.

    Scripture D. James Kennedy, pastor of the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, tells a story of a man who came to Peter Marshall, former chaplain of the Unites States Senate, with a concern about tithing. He said: “I have a problem. I have been tithing for some time. It wasn’t too bad when I was more

  • Living A Life Of Faithfulness

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Oct 30, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    1. Christ’s delay should cause watchfulness, not forgetfulness. 2. Faithfulness is measured in terms of relationships.

    “[Jesus said,] ‘You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.’ Peter asked, ‘Lord, are you telling this parable to us, or to everyone?’ The Lord answered, ‘Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants more

  • Truth And Lies: Does God Eventually Save Everyone?”

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    When the question is asked, “Will people in other religions eventually be saved by Christ? How do we respond? Learn how to give a strong defense of the truth.

    Can you visualize in your mind…a woman in a third world country is living in horrible conditions and her two sons cling to life because of the curse of AIDS. Her husband has been killed because of their countries civil war that has lasted for decades. After months of unbearable suffering because of more

  • Understand Your Money Biblically Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Aug 26, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    2nd in a five part series on seeing your possessions from a Biblical prespective. Part 2- Understand your money from a God’s eye-view.

    UNDERSTAND YOUR MONEY BIBLICALLY LUKE 12:15-21 INTRODUCTION: In the book of Revelation Jesus Christ addresses seven churches. He has praise for all of them, but He rebukes 5 of them for not holding to the faith more fully. The Church at Laodecia, in particular, is called to task by our more

  • You Too Must Stand Ready

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jul 16, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    “Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect” Luke 12:40.

    Theme: You too must stand ready Text: Deut. 6:20-25; Heb. 11:2, 8-9; Lk. 12:35-48 This week is ‘Health Sunday’ and a good time for us to look at various common health issues with the attention they deserve. This is because many people pay very little attention to their health. The prevalent more

  • Having A Heavenly Head On Your Shoulders Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    Jesus gets tough on hypocrisy and worldly desires. All that stands in the way of the kingdom of God must go!

    Does Jesus ever say things that make you mad? Sometimes when we get close to someone and there are disagreements, we get mad at each other. Does that ever happen in your family? Some things have to be said and done even when it makes for an angry response. Jesus knew when to be soft and when to more

  • Round Tuit

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    Many say we will serve Christ one of these days. But here we are a year has passed and many of us have never gotten around to it. In our text Christ addresses the problem of the “Round Tuit” lifestyle of so many.

    ROUND TUIT LUKE 12:36-48 "…that servant who knew his lord’s will and did not prepare, nor did according to His will" INTRODUCTION: We have come to the last Sunday of 2003. Over the past year we have preached and taught on salvation, discipleship, stewardship, separation, spiritual gifts, more

  • Mine, Mine, Mine!

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 35 ratings

    Wealth is a gift of God that should be invested for the Kingdom.

    Luke 12:13-34, 41-48 13 Then someone called from the crowd, "Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me." 14 Jesus replied, " Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that? " 15 Then he said, " Beware! Don’t be greedy for what you don’t more

  • The Misery Of Spiritual Mismanagement Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 75 ratings

    Jesus entrusted us as His servants to do His work and be obedient to the truth we’ve received. If He came today, what kind of servant would you be?

    The Misery of Spiritual Mismanagement Luke 12:40-48 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION According to Luke 12:40-48, Jesus is telling us we are all to be managers of important resources. Some people do a good job, and others are poor spiritual managers. Which kind are you? Beginning in verse more