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  • Kingdom Feast: When God Gives A Party

    Contributed by Timothy W. Miller on Dec 3, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,858 views

    A message to believers about the value of every person, and message to sinners of hope and acceptance in Jesus Christ.

    Introduction All societies have their values — who is honored, who is looked up to, who is invited to great events. All week long I’ve heard on Detroit radio about an event tomorrow night that is going to feature “40 celebrities on stage,” and it sounds from the ...read more

  • Rethinking Community

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Aug 29, 2016
     | 3,935 views

    Do Christians have a Christ-given responsibility towards the marginalized?

    Intro Our world has many marginalized people. The socially excluded lack access to housing, employment, healthcare, civic participation, and legal protection. Second class citizenship leads to poverty, crime, suicide, and drug addiction. The solution begins with something that Jesus taught, ...read more

  • The Feast/The Excuses Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 28, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,487 views

    There are many excuses for rejecting what God has to offer, and God sees through them all. If we’re full of the world we’ll have no appetite for Heaven.

    Today’s parable starts out as table-talk. At a dinner, Jesus mentions “the resurrection of the righteous”, an encouraging truth. Someone at the table gets so excited, he declares a Beatitude: “Blessed is everyone who will eat at the banquet in the Kingdom of God!” ...read more

  • How To Be Blessed

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Aug 26, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,340 views

    Jesus spells out how to receive God's blessings.

    Luke 14:1, 7 – 14 / How To Be Blessed Intro: The story is told of 2 men who were interviewing for the same job. They were equally qualified for the position so the potential employer decided to invite each to dinner on separate occasions. The 2 dinners went well and enabled the employer ...read more

  • Our Humble Status

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Aug 28, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,268 views

    True humility is a Christ-centered, realistic assessment and commitment to serve everyone.

    WHEN IT COMES TO HUMILITY, I BELIEVE J. OSWALD SANDERS, HAD A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE IN HIS BOOK “SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP” WHERE HE WROTE, “THE GREAT FAULT…IS THAT NO ONE LIKES TO BE SECOND. THE WORLD HAS YET TO SEE WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF EVERYONE LOST THE DESIRE TO GET THE GLORY. WOULDN’T IT BE A MARVELOUS ...read more

  • "The Religion Police"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,035 views

    Our value as a person has nothing to do with having our name on the up in lights. God loves us; we can’t improve on that! You don’t have to try and prove you are worthwhile by sneaking your nametag a little higher up on the table. And praise God for that!

    Luke 14:1-14 “The Religion Police” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN Luke opens chapter 14 by telling us that Jesus “went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee,” on the Sabbath and that “he was being carefully ...read more

  • Two Prejudices

    Contributed by Ian Mcalister on Aug 31, 2010
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     | 2,486 views

    People are Important to God

    Two Prejudices – Luke 14.1-14 Prejudice of any kind is hard to deal with, let alone live with so, seen from that perspective, the story of the Great Banquet might prove something of a challenge for some. To be sure, there’s nothing in it to indicate racial prejudice but ...read more

  • The Great Equalizer -- B Version

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Jul 29, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,351 views

    At the Table of our Lord we find invitation, welcome, acceptance, renewal, and above all love! At the Table, we remember that Christ loves us and that we are "worthwhile"!

    I have been generously blessed in my thirty years of life. Like so many of you, I can point to different things along the way that were particularly important to me, and perhaps still are, even if I didn’t realize it at the time. One such blessing in my life was the regular evening meals in the ...read more

  • The Great Equalizer

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Jul 27, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,831 views

    Our experience at shared meals and Christ's stories of common suppers remind us of our call to radical hospitality; our call to invite and welcome all at the Lord's Table!

    I have been generously blessed in my thirty years of life. Like so many of you, I can point to different things along the way that were particularly important to me, and perhaps still are, even if I didn’t realize it at the time. One such blessing in my life was the regular evening meals in ...read more

  • Heart Speaks To Heart

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 2, 2018
     | 3,577 views

    St. Luke records that when Jesus began his ministry, he proclaimed that He was sent “to heal the brokenhearted, and proclaim deliverance to captives.”

    Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost 2018 Healing of the Heart When I was growing up in the fifties and early sixties, this Extraordinary Form Mass was everywhere the norm. So we heard this wonderful Gospel every year. But what is “dropsy”? Now we have the Internet and we can learn easily that dropsy ...read more

  • Come For All Things Are Now Ready Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 18, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 15,864 views

    I. THE LOVE WHICH IS SEEN (16-17) A. Intention which love shows B. Invitation which love sends II. THE LIES WHICH ARE SAID (18-20) A. The deception with their excuses 1. I cannot because of my PURCHASED LAND 2. I cannot come because o

    “Come; for all things are now ready” Luke 14:16-24 I. THE LOVE WHICH IS SEEN (16-17) A. Intention which love shows B. Invitation which love sends II. THE LIES WHICH ARE SAID (18-20) A. The deception with their excuses 1. I cannot because of my PURCHASED ...read more

  • What Makes You Big

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Jun 5, 2011
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     | 2,427 views

    Jesus should become greater and more visible, and the servant should become less and less visible. What makes you big is being small or least....

    What Makes You Big Luke 14:7-14 1) Humility 2) Season of Isolation 3) Promotion 4) Stewardship 7 and he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he ...read more

  • "True Humility.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 437 ratings
     | 40,364 views

    Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 2, 2001, Title: “True Humility.” Luke 14: 1, 7-14

    Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, September 2, 2001 Heavenly Father empower us to see everyone’s self worth in the light of Your estimation. Amen. Title: “True Humility.” Luke 14: 1, 7-14 Jesus, at dinner in the house of a leading Pharisee, counsels both the host and his guests about humility ...read more

  • It's Not About You

    Contributed by Neal Gray on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 13,540 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

  • Feel The Burn?

    Contributed by B H Grace on Jun 3, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,876 views

    Does your heart burn in a good sense?

    Feel The Burn? Athletes while training speak of feeling the burn. Those of us who are not athletic and have had a past life of alcohol consumption might think of the warmth that spreads over your body after a shot of whiskey as feeling the burn or the sensation as it passes through your ...read more