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  • Losing, Searching, Finding Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 10,877 views

    In Luke 15, Luke gives a series of three parables in response to the criticism of the scribes and Pharisees that Jesus received unbelieving sinners and even ate with them. Evidently, His love and vulnerability attracted lost people from all classes and li

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: In Luke 15, Luke gives a series of three parables in response to the criticism of the scribes and Pharisees that Jesus received unbelieving sinners and even ate with them. Evidently, His love and vulnerability attracted lost people from all classes and lifestyles. ...read more

  • The Lost Sheep Series

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 11,948 views

    First message in the series "God’s Lost and Found" from Luke 15. This message is deals with the fact that all are lost sheep in need of the Good Shepherd to find and carry them to the safety of the sheepfold.

    INTRODUCTION: Luke chapter 15 is what I like to call “God’s Lost and Found Chapter”. It is not three separate parables but rather one parable (v. 3) with three parts. Jesus uses three illustrations in this chapter to answer the Scribes’ and Pharisees’ accusation that He associated with ...read more

  • The Joy Of Finding What Was Lost

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,379 views

    When one person comes to faith in Jesus there is rejoicing in heaven. Who are sinners and who are the righteous are described in this message.

    “The Joy of Finding What Was Lost” Luke 15 The primary thrust of Jesus’ mission on earth was finding lost people. Jesus said: “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” (Luke 19:10) Jesus was not talking about finding people who were lost as they were traveling from one city ...read more

  • Hanging With The Wrong Crowd

    Contributed by Raymond Dix Jr. on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,359 views

    This message challenges the people of God to be willing to endure the same criticism our Lord endured from those who are modern day Pharisees - "He eats with sinners". We are challenged to touch the live of those in the "wrong crowd" with the message of

    (Elab = Elaborate point) (Trans = Transition) Luke 15:1-7 15:1 Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying, "This Man receives sinners and eats with them." 3 So He spoke this parable to them, saying: 4 "What ...read more

  • Lost!

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 7,368 views

    In the parables, we see the condition or state of those away from God. We observe God’s great love and anxiety for sinners. We get a glimpse of heaven scene upon the restoration of a soul.

    Introduction: Great crowds of outsiders came to listen to Christ. These were men and women who through their family associations, their occupations, their social status, or their life styles were looked down upon with immense contempt by the more rigid and sanctimonious Scribes and Pharisees. ...read more

  • "The Real Thing In The Case Of Jesus, His Voice, Is Found In His Word.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,315 views

    April 21, 2002 - FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER John 10:1-10 Color: White Title: “The real thing in the case of Jesus, his voice, is found in his Word.”

    April 21, 2002 - FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER John 10:1-10 Color: White Title: “The real thing in the case of Jesus, his voice, is found in his Word.” Jesus teaches that he is the gate of the sheepfold; no one can enter eternal life except through him. Chapters nine and ten, form one literary ...read more

  • Jesucristo Recibe A Los Pecadores

    Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,133 views

    Esta es una invitación a confiar en él y una exhortación a predicar sobre él.

    “Clariza, ¿has visto mis llaves?” Cada unos días se escuchan esas palabras en mi casa. Y luego empieza la búsqueda: bajo el sofá, en la cocina, en mi oficina, entre la ropa sucia. Como locos las buscamos porque como siempre ando tarde para una cita. Cuando de repente se escuchan las gloriosas ...read more

  • What Makes Heaven Happy? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 216 ratings
     | 29,562 views

    Luke 15 contains three parables about lost items. In each story, extreme measures are taken to seek the lost; when each is found, there is great rejoicing. These stories are pictures of how God seeks us and the joy heaven experiences when we are found.

    What Makes Heaven Happy? Luke 15:1-10 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION What are the greatest chapters in the Bible? If I compiled a top five list, I think Psalm 23 would be near the top, along with Romans 8, and the third chapter of John. I would also add Luke 15 to the short list of the ...read more

  • "Lost Sheep Need A Shepherd" Series

    Contributed by Mike Rexroat on Aug 5, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 12,495 views

    A look at the Parable of the Lost Sheep...from the view of the sheep.

    Ok, good morning! We have two items of business to take care of before we get started this morning. First, we have to wish Laurie and her husband Jim a Happy Anniversary for this coming Thursday. Last week it was her birthday and this week it is her anniversary.... so she pretty much gets all ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Keith Butler on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,011 views

    A look at the value of children in the life of Jesus and their value in the church today.

    THE PARABLE OF THE LOST SHEEP Matthew 18:10-14 Key Verse and Theme: “And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off.” (Matthew 18:13) 1. This parable is directly related to the disciples’ question in verse ...read more

  • He Is The Good Shepherd Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Nov 17, 2004
    based on 88 ratings
     | 11,118 views

    •All people can receive the spiritual leadership and protection of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. •Jesus, as the Good Shepherd, offers us leadership, an abundant life, and protection

    Who Is This Jesus? 10. He is the Good Shepherd John 10:1-21 November 13/14, 2004 Don Jaques ANNOUNCEMENTS: - welcome guests - Coupeville outreach next Saturday. - Thank God for veterans. - Prayer for Senegal TREK team. MAIN IDEA: • All people can receive the spiritual leadership ...read more

  • "Every Day I Screamed, Hoping Someone Would Hear Me".

    Contributed by John Mayes on Jan 28, 2006
    based on 45 ratings
     | 13,559 views

    This is a modern-day story of the Parable of the Lost Sheep as reported in the Dallas Morning News, January 28, 2006.

    A modern-day parable of the Lost Sheep. In Matthew 18:12-14, Jesus tells the story of the Lost Sheep. When the man who ownes 100 sheep discovers that he has one missing, he leaves the 99 in search of the one that became lost. If he finds the lost sheep that wandered off, he brings it back to ...read more

  • 99 Sheep And A Pocket Full Of Pennies

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,325 views

    God throws a party in heaven when a sinner repents.

    99 Sheep and a Pocket Full of Pennies Luke 15:1-10 September 16, 2007 I love John Wayne movies. Last year Toni gave me a set of DVDs for Christmas that included “Flying Tigers,” “The Sands of Iwo Jima,” “The Fighting Kentuckian,” “In Old California,” and “North to Alaska.” I also have “The ...read more

  • Intentionally Seeking The Lost. Rejoicing When They Are Found!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,706 views

    We are called to join in with God by deliberately, intentionally seeking out the lost. When the lost are found we are called to join with God in rejoicing!

    A few years ago I was reading a book by Stephen Gaukroger. He tells the story of a New York Methodist minister who saw the need to bring his ‘ninety nine righteous’ sheep back into the fold. He put an advert in the local paper: “Lost, stolen or strayed; a large flock of Methodist sheep. They ...read more

  • What Constitutes 'joy In Heaven'

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,932 views

    The three parables of Luke 15 reflect the Triune’s God seeking the lost

    Luke 15:1-10 Parable of the Lost Sheep Story: A young man who had been raised as an atheist –was training to be an Olympic diver. The only religious influence in his life came from his outspoken Christian friend. The young diver never really paid much attention to what his friend said ...read more