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  • A "Compelling" Message

    Contributed by Matthew Cook on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,357 views

    The Parable of the Great Banquet

    The Great Banquet – A “Compelling” Message April 24, 2005 Center Point Baptist Church Introduction Present the following joke about dining: A man went into a restaurant and sat down. The waiter came up to him. The man said, “I’d like a cup of coffee with no milk.” “A cup of coffee ...read more

  • "There's Room At The Table"

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Feb 1, 2003
    based on 120 ratings
     | 18,279 views

    Luke 14 Jesus describes the Kingdom of god as a Great Banquet Table. Who belongs at the table and how inclusive is the table?

    “There’s Room at the Table” -The Kingdom of God is like a Great Banquet Table- Luke 14:1-24 In this passage of scripture Jesus teaches that the Kingdom of God is like a banquet. The Kingdom of God is like having a great party. The social life of Jesus got him into trouble. His social ...read more

  • The Skin Of A Reason Stuffed With A Lie Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 139 ratings
     | 14,412 views

    The parable of the great banquet is a picture of the invitation God extends to us to come to His eternal banquet of salvation–some accept and others refuse this great invitation.

    Excuses: The Skin of a Reason Stuffed with a Lie Luke 14:12-24 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION There is a difference between a reason and an excuse. There are times when we may have a legitimate reason for what we do or don’t do. An excuse is actually the skin of a reason stuffed with a lie. ...read more

  • No More Excuses

    Contributed by Martin Albanese on Apr 23, 2003
    based on 140 ratings
     | 32,084 views

    A sermon to look at the excuses we use in our life that hinders the move of God in our lives

    NO MORE EXCUSES! (Sermon notes take from a book called Yes, Lord, I Have Sinned: But I Have Several Excellent by James W. Moore.) Luke 14:15-24 NIV - When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God." (16) ...read more

  • No Excuse For Excuses

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Nov 10, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 6,912 views

    God wants to have a relationship with us and He wants that relationship to be the most important. But, we make excuses.

    NO EXCUSES FOR EXCUSES LUKE 14:15-24 INTRODUCTION... School Time Excuses Douglas Bernstein, a psychology professor at the University of Illinois recently asked faculty members for the ‘most unusual, bizarre, and amazing student excuses’ they had ever heard. He gt dozens of responses from his ...read more

  • Good Excuses Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 30, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 16,194 views

    At the very heart of the parable is who will be found in the Kingdom of God. It has to do with those who will respond positively to their invitation to accept Jesus, God’s great invitation to salvation (

    LUKE 14: 12-16-24 [PARABLES IN LUKE] GOOD EXCUSES [Isaiah 25:6-9] While attending a dinner party at a Pharisees’ house (vv. 1, 7, 12) Jesus challenges the guests to live and work so they will be rewarded in the Kingdom of Heaven. Jesus then gives a parable about a banquet that ...read more

  • Halfhearted Revival

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 125 ratings
     | 7,466 views

    If we follow our usual priorities we will never see revival in our hearts and in our churches.

    I’ve noticed that Melissa and I have two different approaches to clothes shopping. Melissa will take out the garment and closely inspect the material and look it over a few times to see if it has any flaws or defects then finally after a close scrutinizing inspection she will give the price tag a ...read more

  • Rsvp Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 15,102 views

    Why did Jesus heal the man with Dropsy? Was it merely a man who happened to be there at the banquet, or was there something more?

    OPEN: A teacher at a privately run church school wanted to point out to her children how they should behave when they were at church. So she started out by asking the children what kind of rules that their parents might give before taking them to a nice restaurant. One second-grader excitedly ...read more

  • The Great Supper Series

    Contributed by Eric Carey-Holt on Feb 20, 2003
    based on 35 ratings
     | 4,169 views

    A certain man gives a great supper and extends his invitation - Luke 14:16-17. However, those invited began to make excuses for there absence.

    THE GREAT SUPPER—Luke: 14: 15-24 INTRODUCTION In our last study, we found Jesus at the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees... He had gone there to eat bread on the Sabbath- Luke 14:1 Watched closely by the lawyers and Pharisees who were present, Jesus healed a man with dropsy, and ...read more

  • Are You Going To The Party? Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 13, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,793 views

    The invitation is still open but still being ignored by many who think they’re going anyway.

    Are you going to the party? Luke 14:15-24 I heard about a rabbit and a snake meeting in the forest. The rabbit said, "We don’t know how we look. Why don’t we describe each other to the other so we’ll know how we look?" The snake said, "Good idea. You’ve got a pink nose, ...read more

  • You're Invited To Dinner!

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 8, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,864 views

    This parable sets forth the great truth that the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ is truly "a whosoever" gospel.

    YOU’RE INVITED TO DINNER! “Now it happened, as He went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath, that they watched Him closely.” Luke 14:1 (NKJV) “Now when one of those who sat at the table with Him heard these things, he said to Him, Blessed is he who ...read more

  • You're Invited

    Contributed by Chris Johnson on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,770 views

    God gives all a gracious invitation to His banquet.

    The Parables of Jesus are wonderful little stories given to us in very earthyly language to illustrate the most profound heavenly truths. Jesus communicates to us in ways that we can understand and identify with readily. In this story a man made a great feast, he went all out to make it the ...read more

  • "Excuses"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,189 views

    Come, for everything is ready now. And there is no legitimate excuse to refuse.

    Dwight L. Moody once preached a sermon from this parable; something I’m going to tell you about at the end of this sermon. His title was “Excuses” and as a sort of salute to the great preacher I’ve given mine the same title. I’ve never seen his sermon so any resemblance in this sermon to his is ...read more

  • A Place Among The Great Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,600 views

    #13 in Proverbs & Parables series (#12 unavailable) From the Parable of the Banquet in Luke 14 - a look at humility and greatness using Proverbs

    A Place Among the Great Proverbs 25-26 SCRIPTURE READING: Luke 14:7-11 INTRODUCTION: Many of us have seen the movie THE PASSION. For 2 hours we watched the suffering Jesus endured during the last hours of his life. We know that Jesus humbled himself to the point of torture and death. ...read more

  • Parable Of The Great Supper Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 133 ratings
     | 11,151 views

    Jesus’ sense of humor shows up in a big way during some awkward dinner table moments, esp. when He talked about people and the excuses they offer. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint template.

    Parable of the Great Supper Luke 14 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GreatSupper.html One of the chief Pharisees has invited Jesus over for dinner, and we’re gonna have some fun tonite! v. 1 “they watched Him” = laid a trap v. 2 this diseased man was deliberately planted so Jesus would heal ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Great Banquet Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,045 views

    God’s invitation is not for a select few, but is issued to all, however, one day God will withdraw that invitation and it will be too late!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: August 27, 2008 Date Preached: August 27, 2008 Where Preached: OPBC (Wed PM) Sermon Details: Sermon Series: A Study of the Parables Sermon Title: The Parable of the Great Banquet Sermon Text: Luke 14: 15-24 (NKJV) 15 Now when one of those who sat at ...read more

  • Has Anybody Seen Demas ?

    Contributed by Ken Crow on Sep 22, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,464 views

    A Christian must gaurd against the pull of the world.

    Has Anybody Seen Demas ? Pastor Ken Crow. 2 Timothy 4:10 (King James Version) 10For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia. Tonight let’s look at a character in the ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Wedding Feast

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on Nov 6, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 28,694 views

    There are five important principles for us to learn from the Parable of the Wedding Feast.

    THE PARABLE OF THE WEDDING FEAST Text: Matthew 22:1 – 14 Have you ever received an invitation to a party or celebration? The first invitation that I remember receiving was for a birthday party when I was in the seventh grade. Over the years, I have been invited to graduations, ...read more

  • Come For All Things Are Now Ready Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Feb 19, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,902 views

    I. THE LOVE WHICH IS SEEN (16-17) A. Intention which love shows B. Invitation which love sends II. THE LIES WHICH ARE SAID (18-20) A. The deception with their excuses 1. I cannot because of my PURCHASED LAND 2. I cannot come because o

    “Come; for all things are now ready” Luke 14:16-24 I. THE LOVE WHICH IS SEEN (16-17) A. Intention which love shows B. Invitation which love sends II. THE LIES WHICH ARE SAID (18-20) A. The deception with their excuses 1. I cannot because of my PURCHASED ...read more

  • Excuses

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jan 7, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,092 views

    This is about making excuses.

    Have you ever noticed that everyone has an excuse? Take this story for example. Nine GI’s were late for morning roll call. The first didn’t arrive until 7 PM. The Commanding Officer confronted him and yelled, “Where have you been, soldier?” The soldier explained. He said, “Sir, I had a ...read more

  • "What Do You Do?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,970 views

    A sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost Taking care of the poor

    14th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 17 Lectionary 22 September 2nd Luke 14:1, 7-14 "What Do you Do?" "One sabbath when he went to dine at the house of a ruler who belonged to the Pharisees, they were watching him." Luke 14:1, RSV. "Now he told a parable to those who were ...read more

  • "Go To The Street Corners"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 10, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,744 views

    God is not a buzz-kill.

    Matthew 22:1-10 “Go to the Street Corners” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace UMC, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org Have you ever heard about a party… …perhaps, you knew, through friends, or whatever that another friend or acquaintance was throwing a party, but you never received an ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Great Feast - A Thanksgiving Perspective Series

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Oct 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,586 views

    Life in Christ is expressed as a banquet, a feast that God invites everyone to enjoy.

    “The Great Feast –A Thanksgiving Perspective”. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone-- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. Ephesians ...read more

  • The Great Feast Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,588 views

    God had provided a great feast for us and wants His people to invite everyone.

    The Great Feast Luke 14:16-24 INTRO.: This story is told near the end of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Probably less than three months away from the cross. He is eating on the Sabbath at the house of a prominent Pharisee. No doubt the Pharisee had invited Him in order to find fault. The Jews’ favorite ...read more

  • The Feast/The Excuses Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 28, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,730 views

    There are many excuses for rejecting what God has to offer, and God sees through them all. If we’re full of the world we’ll have no appetite for Heaven.

    Today’s parable starts out as table-talk. At a dinner, Jesus mentions “the resurrection of the righteous”, an encouraging truth. Someone at the table gets so excited, he declares a Beatitude: “Blessed is everyone who will eat at the banquet in the Kingdom of God!” ...read more

  • Matthew 22: The Parable Of The Great Big Party!

    Contributed by David Smith on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,894 views

    Father Dave’s take on the Parable of the great big party!

    Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they would not come. Again he sent other slaves, saying, ’Tell those who have ...read more

  • You're Invited!!!

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,597 views

    The parable of the wedding feast.

    You’re Invited!!! Matthew 22:2-14 July 10, 2005 Matthew 22:2 "The Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a king who prepared a great wedding feast for his son. A Heavenly Wedding Celebration  Christ the groom will be united with His bride • The church is ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Wedding Banquet Series

    Contributed by David Blizzard on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,240 views

    This is the third parable Jesus told in response to the Pharisees question about His authority in cleansing the Temple.

    THE WEDDING BANQUET PARABLE – Matthew 22:1-15 This is the third parable that Jesus told in response to the Pharisees’ question about his authority. The first one of the two sons dealt with Israel’s rejection of God the Father. The parable of the vineyard dealt with the rejection of God the Son. ...read more