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  • Sinners At Church

    Contributed by John White on Nov 24, 2006
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    Two sinners attend church, but clearly for two different reasons and the leave church walking in diametrically opposed directions. What happened at church to make this difference?

    Sinners At Church Luke 18:9-14 "And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I more

  • The Penitent

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 29, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Pharisee/Tax Collector - which one had the right attitude to prayer?

    OR/NR 24-10-04 Parable of the Pharisee & Tax Collector - Lk 18:9-14 Story: In a small country village in Sicily, there were two brothers, renown members of the local Mafia. They were mean, bad and very rich. No one had a good word to say about them. Indeed, everyone seemed to have more

  • "I" Problem

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 31, 2007
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    The main difference in how a man stands, when he stands before God, is whether or not he stands with humility or arrogance.

    He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like more

  • The Tale Of The Two "I” Exams (Sermon Theme Adapted From John Beehler)

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 28, 2008
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    The Tale of the Two “I” Exams 1) “See me, God? I’m not like him.” 2) “Save me, God! I’m not like you.”

    When is the last time you had an eye exam? Eye care experts recommend that we should have our eyes checked every one to three years depending on age, risk factors, and physical condition ( Regular eye exams are important because experts estimate that one in four school-age more

  • They Prayed

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 24, 2010
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    Our prayers should be that of the Publican

    Text: “…everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” (Luke 18:14). Do you know anyone who has a tendency to exalt himself or herself? Those people who are always praising themselves, applauding themselves or paying tribute to more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Publican Series

    Contributed by Ricardo Rodriguez on Nov 3, 2012

    There is a necessary appropriate attitude in prayer so that it can be answered by God. The Pharisee belonged to a Jewish religious sect that believed that salvation came by obeying the letter of the law and precepts that they and their ancestors had esta

    Ice Breaker: Can you describe the characteristics of a humble person? Scripture: Lucas 18:9-14. INTRODUCTION: There is a necessary appropriate attitude in prayer so that it can be answered by God. The Pharisee belonged to a Jewish religious sect that believed that salvation came by more

  • The Sermon Of Seven Woes Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on May 6, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    Sermon #9 of 13 sermons on the Preaching of Jesus dealing with the sermon of 7 woes found in Matthew 23:1-39

    The Sermon of Seven Woes Matthew 23:1-39 CHCC: March 25, 2012 INTRODUCTION: Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Jesus himself stepped up to this pulpit to preach? Suppose Jesus watched the way you lived your life this past week, and then came to preach in this pulpit today. more

  • Lessons On Religion

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Sep 16, 2010

    In the story of the Pharisee and tax collector, Jesus contrasts true and false religion.

    Lessons on Religion Luke 18:9-14 INTRODUCTION A. Are some things what they don’t appear to be? 1. Have you ever thought you might not be who you think you are? 2. Is it possible to think you are a Christian when you’re not? 3. The world seems flat when you look at the horizon, more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee & The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 13, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Be like the tax collector, not the Pharisee

    [To receive free weekly sermons by email, please contact] THE TARGET AUDIENCE To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable (v. 9). This parable was directed at SELF-RIGHTEOUS people. THE more

  • Our Attitude Means Everything Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The heart from which we pray is as important as what we pray.

    Series: Stories from the Kingdom Text: Luke 18:9-14 Title: “Our Attitude Means Everything” I. The Two People (9-10) • Let’s forget everything we know or perceive when we think about a Pharisee and a tax collector. o We must try and understand how Jesus’ followers would have understood more

  • Dealing With Confrontations Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Mar 4, 2013

    Jesus responded to questioning in two ways: Jesus spiritually challenged those religious leaders to think and told a parable, a story with a lesson.

    Let us continue to worship God through His Word. Open your Bibles to the Gospel of Luke Chapter 20… We noted last week from Luke 19, God showed righteous anger through Jesus Christ as He kicked out the moneychangers and animal sellers in God’s Temple. In the parallel passage of the more

  • "Be Real"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 28, 2013

    A sermon about authenticity.

    Luke 18:9-14 "Be Real" So, who are you, really? I'm not talking about the person who appears to have everything perfectly under control, or the persona who has been created, layer-by-layer, through the painful, embarrassing or shameful experiences of life... ...the protective shield more

  • "They Both Came Too Pray"

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Oct 21, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    The parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector.... one represents all people through history who seek to find "their" own "way" to justify themselves.... and one represents the one who finds Jesus and knows that by faith God sees him/her "just as if I

    In Jesus Holy Name October 24, 2010 Text: Luke 18:9-14 Redeemer “They Both Came to Pray” During the past Sundays our Sunday morning Gospel lessons have been moving us through the Gospel of Luke. In Luke 14 Jesus told his disciples about the “cost of more

  • Check Your Attitude At The Door

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 57 ratings

    A message addressing the condition of the heart during prayer. This message is based on the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector.

    Luke 18:9 (NLT) Then Jesus told this story to some who had great self-confidence and scorned everyone else: Sunday 11AM – The Most Segregated Hour in America  The proud and the broken  The haves and have nots  Those with agendas and those with more

  • Thank God That's Not Me Series

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 18 ratings

    We can’t go around saying, “Thank God that’s not me” because in truth it is us. Just like us, the people who are out there, people who perhaps make us uncomfortable are sinners who need to know the grace of God through Jesus Christ in their lives. The o

    A Preacher dies and is standing in line, waiting outside the Pearly Gates. He is standing there patiently, wearing his best suit and tie, dressed like he is ready to preach his Sunday morning sermon. In line just ahead of him is a guy wearing sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket, and blue more