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  • Pride And Prejudice Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 26, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,892 views

    Two attitudes displayed in two sons, that kept each of them from receiving the joy God intended for them.

    In 1884 a young man died, and after the funeral his grieving parents decided to establish a memorial to him. With that in mind they met with Charles Eliot, president of Harvard University. Eliot received the unpretentious couple into his office and asked what he could do. After they expressed their ...read more

  • It's Time To Go Home

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 14,253 views

    The only way to come back to the Father’s is to first come to yourself and realize that the Laws of the Father are in place to protect us.

    It’s time to go Home Luke 15:11-24 The Parable of the Prodigal is one of many parables Jesus used in His ministry. He used this particular parable in addition to others while He was addressing the publicans and sinners in the presence of the Pharisees and Scribes. Now Jesus ...read more

  • "In Defense Of The Older Son"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 8, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,787 views

    We don’t usually hear much about the older son, but hey, he had a right to be miffed! Didn’t he...?

    (A backwards glance at the parable of the Prodigal) 22 “But the father said to his slaves, ‘Quickly bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet; 23 and bring the fattened calf, kill it, and let us eat and celebrate; 24 for this son of mine was ...read more

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,967 views

    Jesus told three parables about lost sheep, a lost coin and a lost son. The stories highlight the truth that missing people matter to God. God places tremendous value on every individual. All heaven rejoices when one person repents and turns to God.

    “Welcome Home” Luke 15:11-27 Those of you who have had or currently have sons can closely identify with the story Jesus told about a rebellious son. The rebellious son was the teenager and the other son was obedient and probably in his twenties. In Luke chapter 15 Luke records that Jesus ...read more

  • The Far Country

    Contributed by Stephen Boldin on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,222 views

    This deals with the Far Country and the reasons people find themselves there. The Far Country is anywhere a person tries to live without God.

    THE FAR COUNTRY Luke 15:11-23 Ill. Herman and Henrietta were taking a tour of their new home that they had dreamed about, planned for, designed themselves. A home that Henrietta had paid for with her own money. As they went from one room to another and admired the beauty of their new home, ...read more

  • Ollie Ollie Oxen Free

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,737 views

    A message about how God seeks and saves the lost.

    Ollie Ollie Oxen Free Now the tax collectors and "sinners" were all gathering around to hear him. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them." Then Jesus told them this parable: "Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of ...read more

  • The Faithful Father Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,748 views

    The love of God for His childen is so tenderly displayed through the parable of the prodigal son.

    Series: Stories from the Kingdom Text: Luke 15:11-24 Title: “The Faithful Father” I. Separation (12-13a) Vs. 12 • The one son comes to his father and says give me my inheritance. o First of all this would have been the greatest insult he could give to his father. o Essentially he was ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,525 views

    Jesus told the story to reveal God’s love to saints and sinners alike

    NR 17-03-07 ES Lk 15:1-3 and 11-32 If we really want to understand the Parable of the Prodigal Son, we need to look at the context of the story. Why did Jesus tell the story? And we find the answer to that question in the opening verses of Luke 15. Let me read them to you: Tax ...read more

  • Forgiveness - Take A Deep Breath And Enjoy Clean Air Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,944 views

    If you have ever been in the position of the father in the story, you know the heartbreak, the sleepless nights, the wondering, and the self-reproach. "Where did I fail?" It is agony to await the outcome.

    Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, "This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them." So he told them this parable: "There was a man who had two sons. The younger of them said to his father, ...read more

  • Let Me Tell You About This Guy

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Mar 14, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,281 views

    This a Sermon that can be done as a drama. No props needed but a glass of water.

    Luke 15:1-3; 11-32 (ESV) Wow, thanks for letting me rest here for awhile and for the water. It has been a long journey, and I needed to catch my breath. I am excited to go and see some of my cousins, but really, I can’t wait for the trip to be over and to get back to my own village. I am just ...read more

  • To The Distant Country And Back

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,432 views

    The Prodigal went to "a distant country". "The Distant Country" is not a foriegn state, but rather a sinful state of mind....that leads to ruin. But there is a way back.

    “There was a man who had two sons. the younger one said to his father, ‘father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. Not long after that, the younger Son got together all he had, set off for a distant country....” The “distant Country”. The young ...read more

  • God’s Lost And Found Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 136 ratings
     | 17,961 views

    3 stories, 1 parable, many great truths! The Lost SHEEP, the Lost SILVER, the Lost SON, and the Lost SIBLING. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Parables: God’s Lost and Found Luke 15 [Get formatted text, audio/video, and great PowerPoint now by pasting this link into your browser.] http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/LostAndFound.html The boss of a big company needed to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one of the ...read more

  • Some Things The Prodigal Never Counted On

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,472 views

    The dangers of leaving Father’s house to follow the world

    SOME THINGS THE PRODIGAL NEVER COUNTED ON Luke 15:11-24 Intro: In this text we find a young man who has left the safety of home and wandered into the unknown. A place that is unforgiving and relentless on its victims. He has fled from his father’s rule to be his own person. He has become a ...read more

  • Joy Or Happiness? "Lost In Translation"

    Contributed by Dj Castilleja on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,262 views

    There is a difference between Joy and Happiness. The world would say they are the same. What does God say?

    “Lost in Translation” Introduction: Many times we can approach life with a sense of defeat. I had a negative friend I used to hang out with in High School. He was always complaining about how negative things were in life. Even now I get emails from him about how the world is going down, ...read more

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Apr 25, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,444 views

    Here’s a different look at the parable of the lost son from Luke 15. It’s a narrative sermon that focuses not as much on the lost son, but more on the rest of the story...the older brother’s reaction.

    The Older Brother 2/24/2008 AM By Matt Stidham for the Whitewright Church of Christ I’d like to begin by telling you a story this morning. This story is a pretty common family story...while you’re listening to this story, some of you might be able to think of a family you know that could ...read more