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  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 1, 2008
    based on 14 ratings

    A message that takes a look at the prodigal son parable from the perspective of the other son.

    (This message was preached at a United Service with Anglican’s & URC from our town - including my old College Principal!) Luke 15 : 11 - 32 Religious people criticized Jesus because he ate with sinners & so He told this story. A story so familiar to us who have been attending churches – more

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Edgar Mayer on Nov 10, 2000
    based on 89 ratings

    A sermon on Luke 15:11-32.

    The Older Brother "Once a man had two sons. The younger son said to his father: 'Give me my share of the property.' So the father divided his property between his two sons." That's the dramatic beginning of a story that Jesus told. Who doesn't like to hear the end of it? Jesus had a knack for more

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Apr 25, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Here’s a different look at the parable of the lost son from Luke 15. It’s a narrative sermon that focuses not as much on the lost son, but more on the rest of the story...the older brother’s reaction.

    The Older Brother 2/24/2008 AM By Matt Stidham for the Whitewright Church of Christ I’d like to begin by telling you a story this morning. This story is a pretty common family story...while you’re listening to this story, some of you might be able to think of a family you know that could more

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Nov 23, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Have we as the Church become the older brother? Do we refuse to join the party, pointing to our service, sacrifices and sinlessness?

  • The Older Brother Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jul 12, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    Most of us in Church relate to the older brother if we are honest. The father loves us as much as the prodigal and invites into the party.

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Robert Hoos on Apr 2, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    This sermon is all about welcoming lost people home with joy and gladness. The trick to it is to wear an old pair of jeans and a t-shirt underneath your suit, and as you read the parable of the Lost Son, strip off articles slowly without even acknowledgin

    The Older Son Luke 15:1-32 Welcoming the lost as found with great joy Chapel Service of Plainfield Christian Church Rob Hoos Introduction: Good evening, how are all of you doing tonight? Good, good. Tonight, I have come to set right a common misconception that exists among the church at more

  • Our Older Brother

    Contributed by Kevin Barron on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 98 ratings

    In the light of Christmas, attempts to portray an understanding of how Jesus identifies with us.


  • The Hypocritical Older Brother

    Contributed by Stephen Carroll on Nov 7, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    A sermon calling the congregation to Love the unlovable and marginalized by the the church.

    The Hypocritical Older Brother Luke 15 October 24, 2004 Captain Delia and I were away at continuing education this week and while we were there the Bible teacher reminded me something very important about studying the bible the three letters “CIE”. Remember those letters you’ll need them more

  • Older Brothers Anonymous

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 157 ratings

    In what ways are we like the Older Brother in the Parable of the Two sons?

  • The Path Of The Older Brother Series

    Contributed by Chad Moore on Apr 11, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    prod⋅i⋅gal [prod-i-guhl] - wastefully or recklessly extravagant: prodigal expenditure. You think you know the story of “The Prodigal Son”? Think again.

    prod⋅i⋅gal [prod-i-guhl] - wastefully or recklessly extravagant: prodigal expenditure. The Father and the Older Brother …"But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and more

  • Acting Like The Older Brother

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Sure you would go to the Prodigal’s party. Sure after he slept around, left his wife, spent all the money, you would accept him back completely. Or would you really?

    ACTING LIKE THE BROTHER THEME: IT IS DIFFICULT TO CELEBRATE WITH THE PRODIGAL. TEXT: LUKE 15:11-32 Timothy Johns was the typically successful sales man in the community. He had great people skills and a super personality. He worked for the local insurance agency for the last 20 years. more

  • The Prodigal Father: Looking At The Older Brother Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Feb 20, 2014

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father: Looking at the Older Brother

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father: Looking at the Older Brother Luke 15:25-32 September 20, 2009 We have seen that ‘prodigal’ means being characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure, to be lavish, or extravagant. More than anyone else in this more

  • My Older Brother Is My Hero Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Jun 9, 2015

    Attitudes, Compassion, Our Relationships, Jesus

    GROWN UP CHRISTIANS – My Older Brother is My Hero Philippians 2:1-11 (pg. 819) June 14, 2015 Introduction: I am a fighter... I can’t help it... it’s part of my nature... I’m not completely sure if it’s taught or caught... whether it’s part of more

  • The Good Brother

    Contributed by Larry Breeden on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    The older brother was suppose to be the good boy

    The Good Brother? Lk 15:11-32 INTRO: A. Prodigal’s Steps of Self-destruction 1. Self - Will 2. Selfishness 3. Separation a. Rather be with others than be with the Father 4. Sensuality - Sin 5. Spiritual Destitution **Bad to worse Down on luck *Raffle Hat tag A group of more

  • Will The Prodigals Ever Come Home? Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 3, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    We pray the prodigal meets the father and not an older brother when they come home

    Luke 15.11-32 Will the Prodigals ever come Home? I want you to listen to the title of this sermon: Will the Prodigals ever come home? You know the simple answer, and the most honest answer, to that question this morning is: I don’t know! I genuinely do not know if your ‘prodigal’ will come more