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  • Thank God That's Not Me Series

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 5,845 views

    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 ...read more

  • "O Lord, It's Hard To Be Humble"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,070 views

    Humility is the key to salvation, sanctification and evangelism.

    “O Lord, It’s Hard to be Humble” Luke 18:9-14 You wouldn’t think it would be all that difficult. We were all formed from the same dust of the earth, by the same Creator. Basically, our bodies are pretty much the same. We all get sick, we all need to eat, all of us are lonely at ...read more

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

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 7, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 5,481 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 Real Sinner's Prayer"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jul 21, 2004
    based on 82 ratings
     | 7,179 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

  • The Tax Collector And The Pharisee

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 11,635 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 Power Of Positives

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 193 ratings
     | 6,173 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

  • Check Your Attitude At The Door

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 57 ratings
     | 3,222 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

  • God, Have Mercy On Me, A Sinner

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Feb 9, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 5,601 views

    This is a comparison on the attitude of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector for an Ash WEdnesday service.

    February 9, 2005 Luke 18:9-14 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: ‘God, I ...read more

  • The Pharisee & The Tax-Collector - A Sermon On Luke 18

    Contributed by David Smith on Apr 21, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,616 views

    Father Dave’s sermon on the parable of the tax collector and the Parisee. Father Dave challenges the conventional understanding of the Pharisee.

    Luke 18 - Jesus told them another joke. I know your translation says ’parable’ rather than ’joke’, but ’joke’ is not a bad translation. We don’t tell parables nowadays, we tell jokes, and they’re pretty similar - both have punch lines, both can help you to see life in a different way, both can ...read more

  • Our Attitude Means Everything Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,454 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Publican

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,576 views

    Jesus Teaches in Parables and Contrasts about the Pharisee and the Publican

    (Luke 18:9-14) "Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican." Through the New Testament Jesus taught in parables. A parable is a story that teaches a truth or moral. And, one of His methods of teaching a parable was to use contrasts. When we ...read more

  • "I" Problem

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 939 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Penitent

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Oct 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 816 views

    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 ...read more

  • Sinners At Church

    Contributed by John White on Nov 23, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,004 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 Peril Of Proud Praying! Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Mar 31, 2003
    based on 565 ratings
     | 93,797 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?