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  • Peter's Big Fish Story

    Contributed by John Gaston on Oct 15, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    This is one fish story that's true! It shows how we shouldn't limit God's meeting our needs. It affirms our special place as Sons of God and Jesus Himself models how to avoid offending people when unnecessary. Obedience brings blessings!

    PETER’S BIG FISH STORY Mt. 17:24-27 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: Tax Jokes from Reader’s Digest 1. “It’s time to pay my income tax. And, brother, that’s no joke. For after paying IRS, I find that I R broke!” —Jerry Henderson in the Lubbock, Texas, more

  • The Great Dilemma

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Nov 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Does our faith permit us to disobey the government or to evade taxes? Are Romans 13 and Acts 5 incompatible? How can we sincerely and creatively live as citizens of two kingdoms? What is the underlying principle that governs our choices?

    [Sermon preached on 4 November 2018, 24th Sunday after Pentecost / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] Some years ago, we needed to get a little home renovation done. I asked someone for a quotation. When he had given me the price, he added: “That’s without a receipt. If you want a receipt, I will have to more

  • Cause And Effects

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 15, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Cause and effects - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTTLINE: • Incident #1: • Cause of failure – Lack of Faith (vs 14-21). • Incident #2: • Cause of grief – Lack of Understanding (vs 22-23). • Incident #3: • Cause of amazement – Faith in Action (vs 24-26). SERMON more

  • Coming Off The Mountain

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jun 7, 2014
    based on 8 ratings

    What happens when you descend from a mountaintop experience with Jesus.

    Coming Off The Mountain Matthew 17:9-27 It is that time of year again… VACATION TIME! In the next couple of months our attendance will be a bit more sporadic that the rest of the year because the kids are out of school, it is warm outside and many of you have scheduled a trip to the more

  • Jesus Pays Temple Tax Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Aug 23, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Part 15:The Great Commission - Jesus Pays the Temple Tax.

    The Great Commission Part 15 – Jesus Pays Temple Tax Pastor Bruce A. Shields House of Faith – | ANNOUNCEMENTS 6:00PM Evening Service at the church – “Seminary Students will be preaching” April 20th – Walker Spriggs April 27th – Deacon Kurt more

  • Ministering To Hispanic Catholics Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 7, 2010

    Xenophobia destroyed the Jews in Nazi Germany; we must not let it stand in the way of our mission.

    St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross–August 9, 2010 You Shall Be My Witnesses Here at the beginning of August, the Church gives us feasts that are pointed reminders that Jesus, who predicted His own assassination, was not the last Christian martyr, only the first. I’ve often commented more

  • Paying The Bill

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Paying the Bill (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Matthew chapter 17 verses 24-27. • If you had lived 2,000 years ago, and if you encountered Jesus: • Either as a baby, boy or man, • There would have been nothing to mark him out as being different, • From the other Jewish babies, boys or men of his more

  • Taxes: Who Needs Them?

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Aug 17, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Actually, this passage is about a lot more than taxes. It focuses on the relationship with have with our Father, and what that means to Him and to us. The principles gently and intimately taught are astounding!

    Passage: Matthew 17:24-27 Intro: Much of our life takes place in quiet moments, either alone or with just one person. 1. and in those times of quietness and something close to solitude, a different picture often emerges. 2. we have seen Jesus in such situations, and there has been a great more

  • Do The Right Thing-Act Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    In this example of Jesus paying the Temple tax, Jesus shows us how to deal with situations where we are conflicted and don’t know what to do. When, Morally, the answer is not one of right or wrong, but what is the right thing to do.

    INTRODUCTION In this example of Jesus paying the Temple tax, Jesus shows us how to deal with situations where we are conflicted and don’t know what to do. (Of course, Jesus had no doubt in his mind what to do yet he took this as an opportunity to teach.) When, Morally, the answer is not one of more

  • Miracle Of The Coin Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 4, 2003
    based on 40 ratings

    A sermon on the miracle of the coin in the fish’s mouth (Outline adapted from Maclaren’s Expositions of Holy Scripture and portions taken from "Peter’s Biggest Fish Story" by Ted Sutherland)

    Sermon for 8/3/2003 Matthew 17:24-27 Introduction: False gospels that are not in the New Testament for good reason. One tells of lions and panthers that worshipped baby Jesus and showed Mary and Joseph the way to Egypt and protected them as they came back to Nazareth. The Infancy Gospel of more

  • Peter's Biggest Fish Story

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 130 ratings

    How to pay the IRS when U R broke.

    Paying the IRS, When U R Broke Matthew 17:24-27 I. Tax Exemption vs. 26, 27 A. Jesus was Exempt B. Jesus made an Exception II. Filing Jointly vs. 27 “. . . give unto them for me and thee.” III. What to do in case of Audit, vs. 27 Records, This is the record From Reader’s more

  • How Much Faith Is Enough?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Aug 3, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    All of us know we need to have faith - but many of us have faith in the wrong thing. In this study Jesus reveals who He really is, and challenges us to trust in Him, not trust in faith.

    A school teacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the first day of the term, still with the cast under his shirt, he found himself assigned to the toughest students in school. Walking more

  • A Messiah Who Does The Right Thing Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 4, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus teaches us to do the right thing because it is the right thing.

    A Messiah Who Does the Right Thing Text: Matt. 17:24-27 Introduction 1. Illustration: There is the story of a taxpayer who needed to ease his conscience. "A taxpayer wrote to the Internal Revenue Service, "I have not been able to sleep well for two years. Here is my check for $1,200 for more

  • All I Need Is A Miracle (Revised)

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Dec 7, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    What does a miracle tell us? That we are children of God!

    A mother had taken her young toddler son to Acapulco. She and her son were having a great time playing on the beach, kicking around the sand, and just have a fun time exploring. The little boy was just poking around when we saw a quarter. As toddlers are wont to do, he went to the shiny object, more

  • Parable Of The Lost Coin Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Jun 5, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Part of the series on the Parables of Jesus - The Parable of the Coin

    Parable of the Coin – Grace 8 • We move on from the Parables of the Kingdom to the Parables of Grace • One point I should make before we go any further • The parables of Jesus are not just cute stories that He told. As with all His teaching and actions they contain the words of life • We need more