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  • The Great Banquet

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 215 ratings
     | 10,240 views

    Thesis: The messianic banquet has begun; the invitation must not be refused.

    Thesis: The messianic banquet has begun; the invitation must not be refused. Intro.: 1. Years ago I heard that there was a tremendous emphasis on eating, drinking, and banqueting in the Gospel of Luke. a. This past week I counted them .... 32! (more than 1x per chapter) b. Every time you turn ...read more

  • Feasting In The Kingdom Of God

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 5,714 views

    Context: Chap.

    Context: Chap.14 begins with a dinner invitation that turns out not to be a very relaxing time vs.1-6 dropsy is not a very attractive disease -- various parts of the body puffed up with a lot of extra fluid -- the type of person not likely to be offered a seat at this exclusive country club but ...read more

  • No Room For Excuses

    Contributed by Tom Walker on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 91 ratings
     | 7,224 views

    The Bible says in Luke 14:18, "And they all with consent began to make excuse.

    The Bible says in Luke 14:18, "And they all with consent began to make excuse." You can define an excuse as- "a plea offered for release from an obligation or a promise." Someone has said an excuse is- "the skin of a reason stuffed with a lie." The picture in Luke 14 is a great supper being ...read more

  • Excuses, Excuses

    Contributed by Chuck Cochran on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 129 ratings
     | 6,656 views

    Everybody has an excuse for not comming to the Lord Jesus Christ.

    “Excuses Excuses” Luke 14:15-35 1) The Excuse of Citizenship v. 18 The Land (Promised Land, thought they were right with God because of their Citizenship; some people think that because they are U.S. citizens they will be saved, Americans always win) 2) The Excuse ...read more

  • Count The Cost

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 4, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 6,231 views

    A deductive exposition of the text with illustrations challenging people to count the cost of following Jesus.

    Text: Luke 14:1—35 Title: Count the Cost Series: Lent 2001 Topic: Christian Living/Discipleship Theme: Cost of following Jesus Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness challenging God’s people in my care to count the true cost of following Jesus. Response: Individuals will fill out cards ...read more

  • Excuses Instead Of Service Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 20, 2001
    based on 583 ratings
     | 158,560 views

    When God calls Moses he offered excuses instead of service and so do we at times.

    A Study of the Life of Moses Sermon # 5 “Excuses Instead of Service” Exodus 3:10-15, 4: 1-17 Dr. John R. Hamby Why is that we feel that we can offer excuses when it comes to things of the church that ...read more

  • It's Not About You

    Contributed by Neal Gray on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 16,825 views

    When God blesses you, He has chosen to favor you. But for what? It is for this: God blesses you that you will be a blessing to others! His blessing is about you, but it’s not about you. It’s about others that you have the privilege of blessing!

    "It’s Not About You" Author: Dr. Neal Gray Passage: Luke 14:12-24 Purpose: When God blesses you, He has chosen to favor you. But for what? It is for this: God blesses you that you will be a blessing to others! His blessing is about you, but it’s not about you. It’s about others that you have the ...read more

  • Confronting Casual Christianity

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on May 21, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,026 views

    This sermon challenges the attitude of today’s Christian in how they have let down on the disciplines of Christianity.

    Scripture: Luke 14:16 - Title: “Confronting Casual Christianity” Introduction: Jesus used the story of an imagery feast to represent the kingdom of God which was common among the Jews in Jesus’ day. His fellow guests, being influential Jews, would easily catch His meaning. Jesus was, in effect, ...read more

  • Rsvp Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 23,918 views

    Why did Jesus heal the man with Dropsy? Was it merely a man who happened to be there at the banquet, or was there something more?

    OPEN: A teacher at a privately run church school wanted to point out to her children how they should behave when they were at church. So she started out by asking the children what kind of rules that their parents might give before taking them to a nice restaurant. One second-grader excitedly ...read more

  • Share Responsibility Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 7, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,522 views

    A member of the church will share the responsibilities of the church

    Sermon for 8/20/2000 Share Responsibility of the Church of Christ, Vinton Introduction: A. If a church succeeds, who is responsible? Talk about God. B. If a church fails and closes its doors, who is responsible? The people. C. Isn’t that interesting! How do people fit into the successful ...read more

  • Great Excuses And Greater Expectations

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,017 views

    God expects our lives to be greattestaments to his love

    Great Excuses and Greater Expectations, Luke 14:15-24 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ July 14, 2002 I came across this list that could prove to be very helpful if you ever fall asleep at work. The following is a list of excuses you can use when caught sleeping at your desk. ...read more

  • When Jesus Invites You To Dinner Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 25, 2002
    based on 300 ratings
     | 38,008 views

    “The Parable of the Great Banquet” tells us three things about the wonderful invitation of God.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 39 “When Jesus Invites You To Dinner” Luke 14:15-24 Jesus was in the middle of a Sabbath dinner that had grown more and more tense. The tension had grown from the moment that Jesus had entered the ...read more

  • Pass The Salt And Turn On The Light

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 211 ratings
     | 27,246 views

    Matthew 5: 13 - 16 Christians need to be the Salt of the World and be Light

    Pass the Salt and Turn on the Light Matthew 5: 13 – 16 Matthew 5: 13 A: Christ seems to be stating quite clearly that the source of our influence is found in the person we are!! You ARE Salt not You HAVE Salt or You DISPENSE Salt B: Only as Christians are salt in their lives & character ...read more

  • That My House May Be Full

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 20,250 views

    It is not a pride thing to have a full house, a packed out church (It’s a God thing- A full house is his idea.

    “A FULL HOUSE” Lu. 14:16 –24 Many have disqualified themselves from their place of priveledge and blessings. By unconcern. Indifference. (self interests.) They began to excuse themselves. Excuse (to beg off) i.e. depreicate, decline, shun: refuse, ...read more

  • Getting Off Our "Buts"

    Contributed by Dean Kennedy on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 210 ratings
     | 20,176 views

    It’s time to quit the excuses before we miss the party. This sermon was presented at an on-going Breakfast Ministry for the Homeless

    This morning I’m going to give you guys an opportunity to change seats. This will be your only chance though. I want to make sure that you are comfortable where you are. Now for the reason why. I was led to pray over certain chairs here this morning before you came in. I feel God is really ...read more