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  • Book Keeping

    Contributed by David Trexler on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 879 views

    Jesus was not a candidate for the most popular award in his class. No wonder they nailed him to a tree.

    Sermon for Luke 14:7-14 September 2nd 2007 Last week I mentioned one of the greatest privileges of being a pastor is the opportunity to preside over Word and Sacrament. The Sacraments are the easy part, because I really do nothing. After all, its God’s work, not mine. But the Word, the Word ...read more

  • Table Manners And Christian Ethos

    Contributed by Samuel Stone on Nov 16, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,708 views

    Table Manners and Christian Ethos

    Luke 14:1-7-14 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. 7 When he noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. 8 “When you are invited by someone to a wedding ...read more

  • The Way Of Grace Is Different

    Contributed by Stephen Becker on Oct 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 962 views

    A sermon which explores the meaning of the Grace of Jesus Christ: what is means, how Jesus secured our salvation, what it meant to the Jews and Gentiles of Jesus’ time and what it means to us today. FAITH ALONE, GRACE ALONE BECAUSE OF JESUS ALONE.

    “The Way of Grace is Different” Luke 14:1-14 Stephen H. Becker, M.Div. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church—Elk Grove, Ca. September 2nd, 2007 In our reading today, Jesus told a parable, and in fact throughout Jesus’ ministry, He often taught using parables. The Apostle Mark in his Gospel tells us ...read more

  • In The Name Of Pride

    Contributed by Austin Mansfield on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,746 views

    One of the worst characteristics, or symptoms, of pride is that it feeds off others in order to fill its host. Pride builds us up only by tearing others down.

    Other Scripture used: Ecclesiasticus 10:(7-11)12-18 Hebrews 13:1-8 Luke 14:1,7-14 Psalm 112 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm ...read more

  • Worth The Wait

    Contributed by Carl Benge on Sep 13, 2007
     | 2,093 views

    Patience and waiting on God’s recognition of us

    How many of us remember as kids, the family Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Do you remember sitting at that card table with all your siblings and cousins? Now how many of you remember that dinner when you were finally old enough to sit with the grown ups? No longer were you one of the babies, ...read more

  • Playing The World's Games By God's Rules

    Contributed by Beth Garrod-Logsdon on Sep 9, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,794 views

    In this parable, Jesus is teching those at the banquet how to play "musical chairs" using God’s rules not the rules of the world.

    Playing the World’s Games by God’s Rules 22nd Sunday of Orinary Time, 2007 Children’s Sermon tie-in - Luke 14:11 - Using the game of "Chutes and Ladders" we discussed and how sometimes when you think you are going to lose you land on a ladder space and move forward and sometimes when you think ...read more

  • The Blessings Of Last Place Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 5, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,781 views

    We live in a society obsessed with being number one, while following Jesus who calls us to humble, faithful service. To meet the challenge of Jesus’ call, we must start at the foot of the cross.

    Luke 14:1, 7-14 “The Blessings of Last Place” INTRODUCTION This week a 41 year-old father was indicted on drug charges. He was pumping steroids into his 13 year-old son, who was competing for a place on the Olympic staking team. The father wanted his son to be number 1. Controversy ...read more

  • The Humbled And The Exalted

    Contributed by Stan Simonik on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,833 views

    Jesus’wisdom teaches us to win in the struggle between pride and humility.

    Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, there is an old saying, “A nail that sticks out will be pounded.” Although this saying might be appreciated by those in the building trades, I think it originated in the military. It’s nice to receive recognition, but not too much. You don’t want to call too ...read more

  • Humble Yourselves Before God

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Aug 29, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,467 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 17, 2007

    14th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 17] September 2, 2007 “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, through the death and resurrection of your Son, Jesus the Christ, you have given us the gift of your ...read more

  • "What Do You Do?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,588 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost Taking care of the poor

    14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 17 Lectionary 22 September 2nd Luke 14:1, 7-14 "What Do you Do?" "One sabbath when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they were watching him." Luke 14:1, RSV. "Now he told a parable to those who were ...read more

  • What’s My Purpose Series

    Contributed by Hal Seed on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,302 views

    This sermon’s purpose is to move people to align themselves with God’s purpose of populating heaven.

    [This sermon is contributed by Hal Seed of New Song Church in Oceanside, California and of www.PastorMentor.com. Hal is the author of numerous books including The God Questions and The Bible Questions. If you are interested in The Bible Questions Church-wide Campaign, please visit and watch Hal’s ...read more

  • The Humble Character Of The Believer

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Apr 23, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,606 views

    Proposition: The humble make up the population of God’s kingdom.

    Luke 14:7-35 (ESV) Introduction A. One of the delights of pastoring this church is the fact that few of us are considered to have come from the best part of society. Indeed, most of us at time belonged to the very worst segments of society. Yet, God chose to save us and to pour out His ...read more

  • The Abnormal Guest List

    Contributed by Robert Hoos on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,954 views

    This sermon is meant to show the Audience that we ought to reach out to the outcasts of society because Jesus reached out to them, we’re compared to them, and they’re who make up the kingdom of heaven.

    The Abnormal Guest List (Part of a series about who Jesus is) Luke 14:12-24 We ought to reach out to the outcasts, because that’s what God does. Jr. High Service at Plainfield Christian Church Rob Hoos Introduction A year or so ago, I was dating this girl named Jessica. There was a great ...read more

  • Parable Of The Great Supper Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 134 ratings
     | 12,810 views

    Jesus’ sense of humor shows up in a big way during some awkward dinner table moments, esp. when He talked about people and the excuses they offer. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint template.

    Parable of the Great Supper Luke 14 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GreatSupper.html One of the chief Pharisees has invited Jesus over for dinner, and we’re gonna have some fun tonite! v. 1 “they watched Him” = laid a trap v. 2 this diseased man was deliberately planted so Jesus would heal ...read more

  • Choose The Lowly Place

    Contributed by Phillip Wright on Jan 7, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,013 views

    Find your place in ministry. If you do not seek, you will not find.

    Choose the Lowly Place Rev. Phillip A. Wright Luke 14:7-14 7 So He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noted how they chose the best places, saying to them: 8 "When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the best place, lest one more honorable than you be ...read more