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  • There Is No Way That Can Be Fair, Yet That Is God’s Way

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Nov 11, 2017
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    The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard is a well know parable of grace, but it is also a parable of receiving. We must learn to receive.

    This sermon was delivered to Holy Trinity in Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 24th September 2017 (a Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries). Jon 3.10-4.11 Ps 145.1-8 Phil 1.21-30 Matt 20.1-16 Psalm 19:14: Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of our more

  • "Found In The Marketplace"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 19, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon about grace.

    “Found in the Marketplace” Matthew 20:1-16 Most of us have been hurt by a bully at some time in our lives. Perhaps it was in elementary school, middle school, high school or even at work. Maybe that person made our lives miserable for a considerable amount of time. Perhaps 20, 30, more

  • Eternal Life - Come One, Come All

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Sep 22, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    We are Each and Every EQUAL in God's eyes.

    Community Family Fellowship This week’s Readings September 24, 2017 I hope and pray that you continue to pray and extend a hand to every victim of these past Hurricanes that have left so many victims with great loss in their wake. Sunday Reading and Message Overview Matthew more

  • God - "My World (Vineyard) - My Rules - My Grace"

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Sep 11, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Looking at the Parable from a spiritual, physical, emotional and social viewpoint: I. THE LORD HAS WORK FOR ALL OF US THIS MORNING! II. SECONDLY, WE SEE GOD SHARES GRACIOUSLY WITH EVERYONE!

    Scripture: Matthew 20: 1-16 (Call to Worship - Psalm 145:1-8) Theme: God - "My World (Vineyard) - My Rules - My Grace" Looking at the Parable from a spiritual, physical, emotional and social viewpoint: I. THE LORD HAS WORK FOR ALL OF US THIS MORNING! II. SECONDLY, WE SEE GOD SHARES more

  • The Scandal Of Grace

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 21, 2013

    We receive grace when we are born again. This saving grace is not something we can earn or work for; it’s a free gift given by a gracious God. Today, I will attempt to answer the question, “What’s So Amazing About Grace?”

    2 September 2005 The Scandal of Grace Matthew 20:1-20:16 more

  • God And I Do Not See Eye To Eye!

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Dec 29, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    In my feeble mind, there are some perplexing things in the word of God that do not measure up. Logically speaking, from the human standpoint I have some disagreements with God. God and I do not see eye to eye on several issues. I

    WHERE GOD AND ME SOMETIME DO NOT AGREE! Matthew 20:1-15 20 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius[a] for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 “About nine in more

  • The Vineyard Worker’s Complaint

    Contributed by John Gaston on Feb 11, 2016

    Workers hired at different times of day. Represent? 1. Time they were saved? 2. Amount of 'heat' they took? 3. Proportion of Loss? 4. Amount of Work they did? We complain God isn't being fair. God responds that He knows what's best!

    THE VINEYARD WORKER’S COMPLAINT Mt. 20:1-16 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: The salesman 1. Morris applied for a job at MEN’S WEARHOUSE. During his interview, Ben, the personnel manager asked him, "Where did you last work?" 2. "Joseph A Bank," replied Morris, proudly. "And how long did more

  • Amazing Grace

    Contributed by Roger Roark on Mar 14, 2016
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    A sermon on the grace of God

    Matthew 20:1-16 give ills. of a grazing mace There was a mechanic who owned a dog named Mace. Mace loved to eat grass, so the mechanic kept him inside so he wouldn't ruin the lawn. One day the mechanic decided to finish his work at home, so he took some tools home with him. When he got home he more

  • Dying At 10:30

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Nov 13, 2015

    Analyzing the periods of life. Waiting too long to be saved.

    DYING AT 10:30 Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16 I. The Householder = Master of the House --> God is the Householder A. Hiring --> God hires labourers in kindness to them, to save them from idleness and poverty, and pay them for working for themselves. 1. The Devil by his temptations, more

  • God’s Version Of Labour Relations

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 24, 2015
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    If we start asking ourselves who deserves to be forgiven, we soon find out that the answer is no one. No matter how hard we work, we can’t be “good enough.” The good news of the Gospel is that what can’t be obtained by good works,

    A poor man walking in the forest felt close enough to God to ask, “God, what is a million years to you?” God replied, “My son, a million years to you is like a second to me.” The man then asked, “God, what is a million dollars to you?” God replied, “My more

  • Parable Of The Generous Landowner Series

    Contributed by Dan Raymond on Dec 7, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    Since when does it make sense to pay the guys hired at the last hour the same as those hired at the beginning of the day. This is the 1st of 4 sermon that consider the astounding mathematics of grace.

    Introduction Aeneas’ eyes snapped open from his deep sleep. He could hear the desert winds relentlessly blowing the trees outside and whistle through the cracks and crevices of the house. Years of working as a day laborer in the vineyards taught him what these winds meant. It was the time more

  • What's Fair About That?

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jun 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    God's overwhelming generosity is difficult to comprehend, though every Christian has experienced that generosity. We must avoid attempting to cast God in our image, learning instead of the extravagant grace with which He showers each of us.

    “The kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace, and to more

  • Are We Never Satisfied?

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Jan 30, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    why are humans never satisfied?

    Take my words and speak through them, take our ears and hear through them, take our hearts & set them on fire with love for you. Amen. Let’s set the scene: As the Israelites left Egypt, we would expect them to be overjoyed and relieved because their prayers for deliverance were finally more

  • Kingdom Of Heaven (Part 7) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 31, 2015
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    What does the desire to be number one indicate from our faith perspective? Whether it is the USA? A congregation, or an individual? Is it wrong to try to be the best at something?

    Opening illustration: One of our favorite teachers in elementary school was my third grade teacher, Miss Titus, an “old school” teacher who maintained a strict sense of order in class but who genuinely cared about each of us. On the first day of school she asked us to line up for lunch more

  • Parable: The Laborers Of The Eleventh Hour Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Dec 20, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus said “many that are first shall be last, and the last shall be first.” He meant to teach just one thing: That some who think they’re first in the world are going to find themselves last in heaven.

    Perea Parable: The Laborers of the Eleventh hour Matthew 20:1-16 1 For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. The parable of the laborers is found only in Matthew. It is connected to the more