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  • "I Want To See Jesus!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 28, 2004
    based on 48 ratings

    Have we dined with Jesus?

    Luke 18:9-14 “I want to see Jesus!” By: Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Zacchaeus was a chief among tax collectors, and I’m sure his parents never would have dreamed that he would turn out the way he did. You more

  • Not A Leg To Stand On

    Contributed by Marv Mutzenberger on Oct 26, 2004
    based on 54 ratings

    Neither the Pharisee or the tax collector, and none of us have a leg to stand on when we use the standard of God to make judgments about ourselves.

    NOT A LEG TO STAND ON Luke 18:9-14 The parable of The Pharisee and the Publican, in today’s lectionary, is called the Pharisee and a tax collector. Some of you have heard four or five, maybe nine or ten, or even more sermons on this text. It’s very familiar. It’s a bible story so more

  • "O, Lord, It's Hard To Be Humble..."

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 23, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    It shouldn’t be hard to be humble, but it is.

    Luke 18:9-14 “O, Lord, It’s Hard to Be Humble…” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA You wouldn’t think it would be all that difficult. We were all formed from the same dust of the earth, by the same more

  • A Sting In The Tail

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    Why was the tax collector more acceptable than the "good" Pharisee

    OR/NR 24-10-04 Parable of the Pharisee & Tax Collector - Lk 18:9-14 Story: In a small country village in Sicily, there were two brothers, renown members of the local Mafia. They were mean, bad and very rich. No one had a good word to say about them. more

  • "Pride, Humility, Forgiveness

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 19, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    A sermon for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost Proper 25 Parable about the Pharisee and tax collector

    21st Sunday after Pentecost Proper 25 Luke 18:9-14 Sermon "Pride, Humility, Forgiveness 9* ¶ He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others: 10 "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax more

  • The Cry Of My Heart Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    Parables of Christian Living, Pt. 6

    THE CRY OF MY HEART (LUKE 18:1-8) Prayer is a way of life and inseparable from life for most people. A Newsweek poll several years ago (“Is God Listening?” Newsweek 3/31/97) indicated that 54% of those the magazine surveyed prayed on a daily basis - 25% said they pray to God once a day and 29% more

  • Break Out Of The Comfort Zone Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    Why do people not move forward with their dreams? Could it be others trying to suppress them?

    Did anyone this week decide they were living in the comfort zone of life and decide it is time to make a change, to escape the zone and move into the Borderland? It becomes an issue of dealing with the accumulation of fear which has prevented you from moving forward, in dealing with the phrase, more

  • Still Not Enough

    Contributed by Ben Bannister on Oct 11, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    This sermon explains that Christ is the only way to Heaven.

    Text: Luke 18:9-14 ETS: Jesus tells a story about a tax collector and a Pharisee. ESS: There are three reasons why the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisee’s is not good enough for God. OSS: The lost and religious will turn to Christ for their salvation. PQ: Why is the righteousness more

  • Dark Night Of The Soul

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 10, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    A sermon for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost

    20th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 24 Genesis 32:22-31 Luke 18:1-8 "The Dark Night of the Soul" "The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two maids, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. He took them and sent them across the stream, and more

  • Prayer That Gets Results

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Oct 9, 2004
    based on 71 ratings

    Is our praying just routine or simply a ritual ? This message deals with "Prayer That Gets Results"

    Prayer That Gets Results Luke 18:1-8 Joke: A woman invited some people to dinner. At the table, she turned to her six-year-old daughter and said, "Would you like to say the blessing?" "I don’t know what to say," the little girl replied. "Just say what you hear Mommy say," the woman said. more

  • Right Minus Wrong = ?

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Oct 2, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    We have all sinned. We’re all displeased by sin, and that disease is fatal. Perhaps these are some of the same things that drove this young ruler in the Bible to seek advice and counsel from Jesus Christ.

    What are people looking for? The same as young man in the Bible. There is a restless among people, especially among youth today; there’s a feeling of emptiness and dependency, a sense of guilt. There’s a strong desire for an ideology that will give meaning to our existence. We have all more

  • The Declensions Of Christianity, An Argument Of Its Truth.. Luke Xviii.8 Series

    Contributed by Fredric Lozo on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    This Sermon is #3 and #4 from the Rev. Andrew Lee’s SERMONS published in 1803 by Isaiah Thomas,Jr. at Lisbon, Connecticut. Transcribed by Fredric Lozo, September 2004.

    INTRODUCTION: The entire book Andrew’s Lee’s Sermons is available free at Project Gutenberg as e-Text #15031. SERMON II. The Wisdom of God in the means used to propagating the Gospel. 1 Corinthians i, 27, 28. "But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the more

  • "Why I'm Not Mad At God"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on Aug 25, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    But you might ask, how can I trust in a God that I am angry at? The theme of this message: Three things that help me to trust in God.

    Title: “The Cry of the Widow” Introduction: Life is unfair. Why is the widow crying out to the unjust judge? Life has not been fair to her. This life is an obstacle course. Think of all of the things that might beset us. The world is under a curse. Human nature is has an more

  • The Purpose Of Prayer

    Contributed by Gene Haraldsen on Jul 22, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    When we don’t understand the purpose of prayer we will be disappointed with and discouraged by the experience of prayer.

    The Purpose of Prayer Examining the Motives behind our Prayers Turn to Romans 8 There are many different types of prayer: public, private, group, family, church, national, confession, petition, intercession, fasting, short, long… Three-year-old Donna, who loved to pray before more

  • "The Real Sinner's Prayer"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jul 21, 2004
    based on 82 ratings

    In the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican, we see that you can’t impress God. Having "religion" doesn’t impress God. The Publican gives the REAL "Sinner’s Prayer".

    “The REAL Sinner’s Prayer” Luke 18:9-14 INTRODUCTION: Jesus loved to speak in parables. They grabbed people’s attention. If Jesus said, “Once upon a time, there was a man who ….”, then everybody stopped to listen to the story Jesus was about to tell. It’s like … when I stop to tell a joke more