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

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on May 28, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,806 views

    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 (allaboutvision.com). Regular eye exams are important because experts estimate that one in four school-age ...read more

  • Lessons On Religion

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Sep 16, 2010
     | 905 views

    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, ...read more

  • They Prayed

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Oct 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,616 views

    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 ...read more

  • Parable Of The Pharisee And The Publican Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Aug 20, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,439 views

    When religion replaces Christianity, the result is spiritual superiority

    Parable 13 – The Pharisee and the Publican In our unit complex we have a gym which I religiously use six days a week  One of the pieces of equipment there is one of those treadmill walkers  It has all sorts of fancy programming, adjust the speed, incline, personal ...read more

  • Become An Exhibitionist Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Apr 21, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,408 views

    Jesus tells a parable about two people whose debts were forgiven. In doing so, Jesus was teaching about God’s grace and challenging some religious perceptions of his day and perhaps ours.

    Parables of Jesus Become an Exhibitionist Luke 7:36-50 (41-43) April 19, 2009 We’re beginning a new series on the parables of Jesus. We will look at several parables over the next several weeks to try to understand how Jesus was using these parables to teach kingdom principles and challenge ...read more

  • Sinners At Church

    Contributed by John White on Nov 24, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 878 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pharisee & The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 13, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,111 views

    Be like the tax collector, not the Pharisee

    [To receive free weekly sermons by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com] 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 ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Tax Collector Or The Pastor And Irs Agent Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,280 views

    Jesus told a story in Luke’s Gospel to teach us about the irony of God’s righteousness and man’s sinfulness.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: There are many literary forms used in the Bible. There is poetry, proverb, legal document, dramatic narrative, hymn, sermon, theological treatise, personal letter, and apocalyptic vision. And sprinkled into all of these genres are figures of ...read more

  • The Tax Collector And The Pharisee

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 11,257 views

    Self righteousness and a critical, judgmental spirit usually go together. Why? Because self righteousness is a zero-sum game.

    Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at some of the parables of our Lord. A parable is a fictional story told to illustrate a spiritual reality. Jesus told many of them. As a preacher, He knew that what people often remember best about a sermon are the illustrations. He understood that ...read more

  • The Peril Of Proud Praying! Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 565 ratings
     | 92,815 views

    The parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector is an interesting lesson about pride and humility, which raises three questions: (1) Why did you come to church? (2) What is your attitude in church? and (3) How will you go home?

    The Peril of Proud Praying! Luke 18:9-14 by Dr. David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION A man with three sons inherited a little over $1 billion dollars. Since he now had all this money, he offered to buy his sons anything they wanted. He stressed money was no object. His first son said he had always ...read more

  • The Power Of Positives

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 193 ratings
     | 5,952 views

    The value of positive spiritual outlook

    The Power of Positives Luke 18.9-14 October 12, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. The story of the baker and the girl: a wealthy baker got 20 of the poorest children and gave them each a loaf of bread every day, the children fought over who would get the largest loaf, one little girl ...read more

  • The Pharisee And Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 22, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 22,848 views

    The true “righteous” person is not someone who flawlessly observes all the “rules”, but someone who begs for mercy and is accepted by God--despite having plenty of human imperfections. To illustrate this, Jesus tells a story of two people who are polar o

    In preparation for this sermon, I did my taxes last week…so I have lots to say about that tax collector! How do we get to Heaven? By human effort? By keeping the rules? That works only if we could obey perfectly, which excludes all of us. Occasionally someone comes along who thinks ...read more

  • Check Your Attitude At The Door

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 3,088 views

    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 ...read more

  • A 'good Enough' Sermon Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Apr 14, 2007
    based on 79 ratings
     | 8,159 views

    Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican - The church is full of ’good people’ who need to know the difference between self-righteousness and God’s righteousness. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    A Good Enough Sermon Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican Luke 18:9-14 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GoodEnough.html You get to write the introduction to this sermon. I need help, and this is just the right crowd to assist me… Honestly, in your own words, write a brief answer to the ...read more

  • "The Real Sinner's Prayer"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jul 21, 2004
    based on 82 ratings
     | 6,848 views

    In the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican, we see that you can’t impress God. Having "religion" doesn’t impress God. The Publican gives the REAL "Sinner’s Prayer".

    “The REAL Sinner’s Prayer” Luke 18:9-14 INTRODUCTION: Jesus loved to speak in parables. They grabbed people’s attention. If Jesus said, “Once upon a time, there was a man who ….”, then everybody stopped to listen to the story Jesus was about to tell. It’s like … when I stop to tell a joke ...read more