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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lost & Found

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Mar 8, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 2,692 views

    An inductive use of questions and stories to lead my hearers to the point Jesus made about seeking and finding the lost.

    Text: Luke 15 Title: Lost & Found Series: Lent 2001 Topic: Salvation/Evangelism Theme: Seeking the Lost Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to celebrate being found while joining in the search for other lost persons. Response: Individuals will ...read more

  • What To Do With A Prodigal Child Series

    Contributed by Ricky Burke on Mar 6, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 5,208 views

    This is the seventh sermon in a series of messages entilted, "How to Have a Happy and Healthy Home."

    For the last two months we’ve been looking for advice from the Bible on How to Build a Happy and Healthy Home. We’ve learned that a happy and healthy home has three building blocks: (1) a sincere relationship with God, (2) a strong marriage, (3) and a solid parent/child ...read more

  • When You're Waiting For The Prodigal To Return To His Father's House

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 364 ratings
     | 11,968 views

    Encouragement for the parents of prodigals.

    Introduction: Listen to the following statement and consider the type of young man who would say such beautiful words: “Union with Christ imparts an inner elevation, comfort in affliction, tranquil reliance and a heart which opens itself to everything noble and great, not for the ...read more

  • The Loving, Waiting Father Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Mar 2, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 4,731 views

    The parable of the prodigal son is equally as much a parable of the Loving, Waiting God, whom we call Father.

    Sermon for IV Lent, Year C Based on Lk. 15:1-3, 11-32 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “The Waiting, Loving Father” Today’s parable is regarded by many as the greatest parable Jesus ever told. It is a parable that fits in well with one of the favourite themes of Luke’s Gospel, namely: ...read more

  • Unconditional Love

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 189 ratings
     | 12,518 views

    Year C. Fourth Sunday in Lent Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32 March 25, 2001

    Year C. Fourth Sunday in Lent Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32 March 25, 2001 Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father, thank you for loving ...read more