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  • Older Brothers Anonymous

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 3,822 views

    In what ways are we like the Older Brother in the Parable of the Two sons?

    You’ve heard of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Emotions Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous. But have you ever heard of OLDER BROTHERS ANONYMOUS? Let’s take a quick poll -- How many of you were the baby in your family? Would you stand, please? Thank you. Please be ...read more

  • Living Between Being Lost And Being Found

    Contributed by John Roy on Apr 4, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 9,724 views

    Life is lived between being found and being lost. What does it mean to be found?

    Living Between Being Lost and Being Found Luke 15:4-32, Matthew 9:18-26, John 4:1-22, and John 8:1-11 There’s an enormous hunger for God in this world. Often people feel the hunger, but they don’t know what they are really hungry for. "I’m hungry, but I don’t know for what," we say as ...read more

  • Our Purpose - Seeking The Lost Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 254 ratings
     | 27,824 views

    Let’s understand why we seek the lost. Secondly, let’s look at how we seek the lost. Thirdly, let’s see the reward of searching. (Powerpoints available - #131)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (The Powerpoints used with this sermon are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #131.) A. During the next few weeks I want to speak on subjects that we, as a congregation, ...read more

  • Lover Of Those Who Don't Know God Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 5, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,196 views

    7th in a series on mentoring/shepherding in the church.

    Sermon for 3/4/2001 Christians love those who are unsaved Luke 15- pg. 79-80 Introduction: A. Lynn Anderson, They Smell Like Sheep- Dr. Varner was an elder at the Highland Church when I first began ministry there. Everyone in town knew Dr. Varner. This tireless man had a busy medical ...read more

  • When Families Fail Series

    Contributed by David Limiero on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,612 views

    Why do families fail? Compares the stories of Absalom and the Prodigal Son.

    The Perils of Parenting: When Families Fail Eph. 6:1-4; Luke 15:11-32; 2 Samuel Introduction What happens when families fail? For the last two weeks we’ve been talking about parenting in times of peril. Two weeks ago we looked at a young mother named Hannah who was able to raise ...read more

  • What Does A Godly Father Look Like?

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,898 views

    Examines the importance of the father’s example as he is present in his children’s lives.

    June 6th 2001 What Does a Godly Father Look Like? Dad was sick in bed with the flu and he watched his darling little girl, as she wanted to nurse him back to good health. She fluffed his pillow, she brought him his book to read, and she even brought him a surprise cup of tea. Dad said as he ...read more

  • The Responsible, The Rebel And The Remarkable

    Contributed by Rita Sims on Mar 25, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 3,811 views

    In many ways, we have been the youngest son, the father and the eldest son as depicted in the parable of the Prodigal Son.

    Today, we celebrate the well-loved parabled called the Prodigal Son. I want us to think of it from perhaps a little different perspective. I want us to think about how each one of us, in many ways, has been the youngest son, the father, and the eldest son. Especially as we are in the season of ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Germain Brown on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 6,355 views

    Just come back to Him...

    THE PRODIGAL SON This story is based on Luke 15:11 - 32. In a far away land, where no man had ever gone before, came Mr. Christopher Columbus and discovered it after the Indians did. Many, many years later, came to live a man named Mr. Sir, and started killing chickens, ...read more

  • The Elder Son

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 23, 2001
    based on 124 ratings
     | 5,721 views

    Three lessons to learn from how the elder son responded to his prodigal brother’s return.

    WHEN IT COMES TO JEALOUSY, IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT IF YOUR NEIGHBOR’S GRASS IS GREENER, JUST BE THANKFUL THAT YOU ARE STILL ABOVE GROUND TO SEE IT! CELEBRATING SOMEONE ELSE’S SUCCESS OR ACHIEVEMENT CAN BE A DIFFICULT THING IN LIFE, ESPECIALLY IF ALL THAT ONE KNOWS IS HARD LABOR WITHOUT ...read more

  • Forgiving Father

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,309 views

    The parable of the Prodigal Son

    Simeon Ford, the proprietor of the Old Grand Union Hotel in New York, once said, “You don’t need to know anything about a hotel to run one,” he said. “You just open up and the customers tell you how to run it.” Isn’t that the truth. Everyone is a critic. You would think that with Jesus Himself ...read more

  • He Ran And He Ran

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,409 views

    It is ours to run to Jesus if all the running was ours, but the real truth is that the Lord runs to us.

    HE RAN AND HE RAN . Text: Mark 5:6 “But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him”. Luke 15:20 “But when he was a yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion and he ran and embraced him, and kissed him”. INTRODUCTION These two texts ...read more

  • Abba, Father

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jun 18, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 9,988 views

    Our God is no fair-weather Father. He’s not into this love-‘em-and-leave-‘em-stuff. WE can always count on Him to be in our corner.

    Quote: “Insanity is an inherited disease. You get it from your kids.” Into: Nine things you will never hear dad say: 1. Well, how ’bout that? I’m lost! Looks like we’ll have to stop and ask for directions. 2. You know Pumpkin, now that you’re thirteen, you’ll be ready for unchaperoned car ...read more

  • A Prodigal Or A Prodigy

    Contributed by Richard Rutledge on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    Graduation sermon

    A Prodigal or a Prodigy Luke 15: 11-24 This passage of Scripture has been preached on numerous times. It’s been dramatized, sensationalized and often times taken to the extreme. It has become a melodrama of Scripture. It’s been preached about how rambunctious this son was. About how ...read more

  • A Gracious Father

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jun 15, 2001
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,987 views

    Characteristics of a gracious father as seen in the father of the prodigal son.

    “A Gracious Father” Text: Luke 15:11-30 Introduction: We would like to take a text that has seemingly been preached up one side and down the other, except we would like to examine the father of the prodigal instead of the ...read more

  • The Prodigal's Father

    Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Jun 13, 2001
    based on 778 ratings
     | 65,155 views

    The prodigal son’s father illustrates the qualities fathers need to display toward their children and also reveals the nature of our Heavenly Father.

    THE PRODIGAL’S FATHER LUKE 15:11-24 I. THE PROVIDER OF THE FAMILY A. The father was the Master of the house -he stood answerable to God for the well being of his family -as dads, we need to realize we are the provider of our family and stand accountable to God B. A working man who ...read more