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  • The Scandal Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 708 ratings

    Grace is scandalous. It’s hard to accept, hard to believe, and hard to receive. Grace shocks us in what it offers. It is truly not of this world. It frightens us with what it does for sinners.

    (MacArthur’s New Testament Commentary was used in preparing this message.) The Scandal of Grace In this series, we’ve been learning about the topic of grace. As we look at how Jesus dealt with people and at some of His parables, we’re discovering that these “Grace Encounters” radically more

  • Cool To God, Not So Cool To Us Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    God’s Idea of Cool Sometimes Surprises Us. Sometimes what is cool to God is not so cool to us. We must learn to understand God’s way of thinking and adjust our minds to tune in with His revealed will. Let’s note three qualities that are so essential t

    Cool To God, Not So Cool to Us (Luke 18:1-14, Matt. 20:1-16) INTRO 1. It amazes me how little has changed in the teen world since I was a teen. I reached the age of 20 in the Fall of 1976, by the way. 2. The music doesn’t sound much different, except for rap---which is not new; it is simply old more

  • "Our Primary Stewardship"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jun 21, 2002
    based on 214 ratings

    A sermon on Christian stewardship.

    Matthew 20:1-16 “Our Primary Stewardship” By: Rev. Kenneth Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA A young preacher had just finished seminary and had taken his first appointment in the hills of Kentucky. Wanting to be effective in his preaching ministry, he walked more

  • Working For Wages Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 2, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    10th of 10 Jesus Stories Series: It’s important to remember that God is in charge – not us. It’s also important to us all that he is a God of mercy and forgiveness. Salvation can be had by anyone who comes to him – even at the last hour. It’s never too

    Working for Wages It’s important to remember that God is in charge – not us. It’s also important to us all that he is a God of mercy and forgiveness. Salvation can be had by anyone who comes to him – even at the last hour. It’s never too early and it’s never too late to get right with more

  • The Mathematics Of Grace

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    Grace does not add up. It does not make mathematical sense. Maybe that’s why its grace.

    God’s sense of mathematics does not make sense: God leaves the 99 to find the 1. Luke 15 God counts a penny as much as millions. Mark 12 God doesn’t pay by the hour. Matthew 20 ----1) God’s grace is to be received not deserved.(Mt. 20:10) ----2) God’s grace is about more

  • The Greatest Employer

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    God is the greatest to work for

    INTRODUCTION Talk about the context of Matthew 19 and how Chapter 20 is parable to explain 19:30. Peters attitude in asking the question in verse 27. SERMON God is a Persistent Employer Verses 1-7 A. The Early Morning Workers. Verse 1-2 1) The Owner went out sometime after the night watch more

  • Work: Frustration Or Fulfillment

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 106 ratings

    God does not divide work between the sacred and secular. According to God’s Word all work is blessed if it does not conflict with scriptures.

    Work – Frustration or Fulfillment Matthew 20:1-16 Ecclesiastes 2:10-11 How much do you value your work? Are you bored by what you do? Do you believe that God cares about your work? According to God’s Word, Your work does matter to God. Why do you work? · To find self-fulfillment? · To meet more

  • Thanksgiving - Rejoicing With Those Who Rejoice

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on May 15, 2001
    based on 171 ratings

    I’m convinced that one of the most difficult things that the Scripture asks us to do is found in Romans 12:15. That verse says, “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (PowerPoints available - #184)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #184.) ILL. It’s Thanksgiving Day & the aroma of roast turkey fills Charlie Brown’s house. Snoopy, more

  • Grace Beyond Measure

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    When Jesus tells us this parable, He is not talking about "work ethics", He is talking about the grace of God and the Kingdom of God.

    GRACE BEYOND MEASURE Text: Matthew 20:1-16 One of the things that shapes our views and values is how things work as far as standards go. One of the standards that we adhere to is what we call the "work ethic". A "work ethic" is anything that promotes quality, effectiveness, character, more

  • Why Are You Just Standing Around?

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Aug 27, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Idleness and indifference are devastating to the work of Christ. we are called to be busy for the Master.

    WHY ARE YOU JUST STANDING AROUND? Matthew 20:1-16 INTRODUCTION: In this story Christ draws attention to a familiar event in Palestine. The grapes in the vineyard ripened towards the end of September needing to be harvested before the rains came. Often a frantic race against time ensued, for if the more

  • Better Late Than Never

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 68 ratings

    what if we get to Heaven and find out God let everyone in?

    Better Late than Never 1. What if we got to heaven & found out God let everyone in? Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Republicans, Democrats, doctors, dope pushers, lawyers, merchants, murderers. Everyone! I think I would go WAIT A MINUTE! 2. What about our faith? Our belief in more

  • Put God In A Square Box Series

    Contributed by Rob Short on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 134 ratings

    The second in the series. About limiting God and how our view of God effects our life. Our attempts to try and manipulate God.

    The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians (2) Put God in a Square Box Cardiff Heights 9 January 2000 Tonight we come to the second in our series on the seven habits of highly ineffective Christians. Some of you are perhaps concerned by the topics we are looking at since your desire is for more

  • A Kingdom Of Equals

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    We are all made equal by the power of Jesus Christ

    A Kingdom of Equals Matthew 20.1-16 August 17, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. New Series of Sermons: Stories from Heaven - Study of the Parables, II. Quote: God created all men but Samuel Colt made them equal III. World Measures: wealth, occupation, position, power or other such stuff IV. more

  • Service Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 114 ratings

    This sermon is based on the parable of Jesus. The Estate Owner.

    What's In It for Me? - Service When you work for God - you work for the best! Excited about the youth here at MCC. They are involved in Ministry and Service. They are involved in Giving - several have made commitments to our "4a1k" Campaign Wonderful when someone at a young age gives their more

  • Equality In God's Kingdom

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 9, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    God takes the initiative in salvation, and when we enter his kingdom, there is work to be done.

    INTRODUCTION After graduating from college and before serving at my first full-time church, I worked for a few months at Velux in Greenwood, a plant that manufactures sky lights. As I began to look for a job in Greenwood after returning from Florida, I found circumstances quite different from the more