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  • The Parable Of The Gracious And Merciful Gardener

    Contributed by Evelyn Weston on Mar 14, 2004
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,104 views

    Lent 3C: Looking past the Law and the barren fig tree, we find the Good News that Jesus let himself be cut down rather than let the fig tree (us) be cut down.

    With One Voice # 713 - Lord, Let My Heart Be Good Soil Let us pray: Lord, let our hearts be good soil. Plant the seed of your Word in our minds and hearts, and help it to bring forth fruit in our lives. Amen Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do bad things happen at all? ...read more

  • The Blessing Of Brokeness Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 4, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,062 views

    Jesus’ followers are to submit to His Lordship and do His will. If we are to submit ourselves to the Lord, we must begin with a broken, teachable spirit. That teachable spirit is described for us in the "beautiful words," the Beatitudes"

    The Blessing of Brokeness (Matt. 5:1-6?) Intro 1. We all have our dreaded moments: medical tests, standing on the scale, childbirth, sea-sickness, nursing home…. 2. One of my dreaded moments is beginning right now—preaching through the Sermon on the Mount…. 3. The Sermon on the Mount ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Householder Series

    Contributed by David Blizzard on Jun 11, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,694 views

    This is the second of a series that Christ taught to expose the heart of the pharisees and those that rejected Him.

    THE PARABLE OF THE HOUSEHOLDER – Matthew 21:33-46 How dangerous is it to reject Jesus? We have been studying the parables that Jesus taught. Last week we begin the study of a group of three parables that Jesus told in response to the questions that the Pharisees asked in regards to His ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Wedding Garment Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 8,524 views

    A personal account of a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace illustrating Jesus’ parable of the Wedding Garment.

    My message is a reflection on the combination of a parable (Matt 22:1-14) and a rather special visit to Buckingham Palace which I trust will act as an illustration. When I partially retired I was asked to take on the task of the honorary treasurer of Welfare Service Charity. I found it quite ...read more

  • "Being A Follower Of Christ Is More Than A Career.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 2, 2001
    based on 163 ratings
     | 7,835 views

    Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost September 9th, 2001 Luke 14: 25-33 Heavenly Father empower each of us to be a true follower of Christ by submitting all to his service. Amen. Title: “Being a follower of Christ is more than a career.”

    Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost September 9th, 2001 Luke 14: 25-33 Heavenly Father empower each of us to be a true follower of Christ by submitting all to his service. Amen. Title: “Being a follower of Christ is more than a career.” As Jesus continues his journey to Jerusalem he ...read more

  • Disciples Are Like Their Teacher ... They Forgive Series

    Contributed by Michael Mustian on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 4,261 views

    This sermon is part of a series looking at four qualities of a disciple of Christ and focuses on forgiveness.

    Disciples Are Like Their Teacher … They Forgive Genesis 50:15-21; Matthew 18:25-35 I stumbled upon a copy of a letter that I had written back in college. It’s somewhat funny that I should find it now, because it tells of an event in my life that … well, I think I’ll just read it aloud to ...read more

  • Older Brothers Anonymous

    Contributed by Jeeva Sam on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 2,366 views

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

    You’ve heard of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Emotions Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous. But have you ever heard of OLDER BROTHERS ANONYMOUS? Let’s take a quick poll -- How many of you were the baby in your family? Would you stand, please? Thank you. Please be ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Leaven

    Contributed by Larry Cockerham on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,873 views

    The Parable of the Leaven is the fourth parable in Matthew 13 (Matt. 13:33). J. Vernon McGee believes it to be “one of the key verses of the Bible!”

    The Parable of the Leaven is the fourth parable in Matthew 13 (Matt. 13:33). J. Vernon McGee believes it to be “one of the key verses of the Bible!” This parable, as well as the Parable of the Mustard Seed, has been used to teach the extension of the Kingdom in its external as well as internal ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Prodigal

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Jul 3, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 751 views

    an outline, useful for youth bible studies

    THE SETTING OF THE TELLING Who is Jesus talking to? (vs 1,2) What was the attitude of each group? THE SON AND HIS LEAVING What was he given? (vs 12) Where did he go? (vs 13) What did he do? (vs 13,14) THE SON AND HIS SUFFERING What was his folly? (vs 14) Where were his ...read more

  • "The Gospel Is God's Favorite "Joke,” To Tell Humankind.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 6,049 views

    July 14, 2002 -- EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST --Proper 10 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Color: Green Matthew 13: 1-23 Title: “The Gospel is God’s favorite “joke,” to tell humankind.”

    July 14, 2002 -- EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST --Proper 10 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Color: Green Matthew 13: 1-23 Title: “The Gospel is God’s favorite “joke,” to tell humankind.” The Parable of the Sower 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2Such great crowds ...read more

  • The Seed, The Soil, And The Sower

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Jul 13, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 6,247 views

    How sweet it is when God blesses us with the benefits of reading, hearing, and learning His Word!

    Introduction: This week is the first week that there are people selling sweet corn and candy corn at the intersection! I personally enjoy the opportunity to taste these delicious “first-fruits.” It also can be a reminder of how God is working our lives through His Word. How sweet it is when God ...read more

  • A Question About Compassion Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jul 17, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,796 views

    Jesus asked several questions in the gospels, these probing questions were meant to help us discover many aspects about the Christian Faith, today we will look at a question regarding compassion as we look at the example of the good samaritan

    INTRODUCTION, At approximately 3:20 on the morning of March 13, 1964, twenty-eight-year-old Kitty Genovese was returning to her home in a nice middle-class area of Queens, NY. She parked her car in a nearby parking lot, turned-off the lights and started the walk to her second floor apartment some ...read more

  • Embracing And Extending The Good News Series

    Contributed by David Asch on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,958 views

    In this text we discover what exactly the Good News of Jesus entails. We will be challenged to embrace fully the good news and to commit to extending the good news to others.

    EMBRACING AND EXTENDING THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS Mark 3:7-19 In this text we discover what exactly the Good News of Jesus entails. We will be challenged to embrace fully the good news and to commit to extending the good news to others. A. Jesus returns to the lake to reaffirm his mission Read ...read more

  • The "Parable Of The Unforgiving Servant” Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Oct 21, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
     | 26,340 views

    # 9 in a series on the "The Stories That Jesus Told" - The Parables. This sermon examines the cost of unforgiveness in our lives.

    The Stories That Jesus Told Sermon # 9 “Parable of The Unforgiving Servant” or “The World’s Worst Prison” Matthew 18:21-35 “One of my favorite stories concerns a man who was bitten by a ...read more

  • Be Influencers

    Contributed by David Taylor on Oct 7, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,558 views

    What it means to be salt and light

    Sermon on Mount Being a People of Influence In the SOM, Jesus’ aim was to create a lifestyle in his followers that would make people think about the value of God, or to glorify God. Jesus goes from talking about persecution to being salt and light that is being an influence in the world ...read more