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  • Hitting Rock Bottom: The Younger Brother

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
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    The prodigal succumbed to temptations all of us face: money, sex and power. He survived because he stopped denying his reality and received the grace of the father.

    Takoma Park Baptist Church, Washington, DC June 26, 1988 It is frequently said about alcoholics that they have to hit rock bottom before they can be helped. The usual understanding is that because of the nature of the disease, the behavior called alcoholism, the person who suffers as a ...read more

  • Parable Of The Forgiving Father Series

    Contributed by L Lee on Sep 11, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,180 views

    This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father.

    Parable of the forgiving father The text This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father. Therefore I would agree with some people that the parable is better known as the Parable of the forgiving father. (Luke ...read more

  • The Elder Son Returns Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 17, 2011
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     | 2,564 views

    Part 5 in series Return of the Prodigal, this message examines the possibility, potential, and process for the return of the elder son to the father.

    The Elder Son Returns The Return of the Prodigal, prt. 5 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers March 13, 2011 Today we continue our series called Return of the Prodigal, based on Jesus’ parable in Luke 15. I want to start off with a provocative quote from Henry Nouwen. This ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Good Father

    Contributed by Thomas Donelan on Aug 4, 2010
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    Today we will look at a familiar passage of scripture commonly called the parable of the prodigal son but I feel a fitting title would be the parable of the good father. We see the selfishness of the two sons set off against the love of the good father.

    Introduction Today we will be studying a fairly familar passage of scripture, familar to most of us as the parable of the prodigal son but most aptly called in my opinion the parable of the good father. Luke 15:11-12 And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to ...read more

  • The Younger Son Returns Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 8, 2011
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    Part 2 in series The Return of the Prodigal, Dave looks at what we can learn from the young man’s return to his father and his home.

    The Younger Son Returns The Return of the Prodigal, prt. 2 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers February 20, 2011 Well, as you know, it’s February. And if you were here last week, you heard me say that we’re talking about love and about relationship this month. But it’s not about ...read more

  • The Father Welcomes Home Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 22, 2011
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     | 2,261 views

    In this message, part 6 in series Return of the Prodigal, based on Christ's parable of the prodigal son, Dave begins looking more closely at the father in the parable.

    The Father Welcomes Home The Return of the Prodigal, prt. 6 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers March 20, 2011 There are two brief texts I want to use to start our focus on the Father in Christ’s parable of the return of the prodigal son. First obviously is the text ...read more

  • Salvation Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 128 ratings
     | 4,022 views

    This is part of a sermon series based on the Parables of Jesus. What's in it for me. This sermon is on the parable in Luke 15 - the prodigal son.

    What's In It for Me? - Salvation Some believe that if humankind is left to its own that the results will be positive and good. This was true once when God first made man but because of sin and it's destructive character there is no one who is righteous. When left to his own devices each of us ...read more

  • Religiously Transmitted Diseases

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 18, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,027 views

    Did you know that there are spiritual diseases you can catch from practicing your religion? Jesus shows us two of them in Luke 15:11-32. Let’s explore them together.

    RELIGIOUSLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES 2 RELIGIOUSLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES IN LUKE 15:11-31 September 20, 2009 ________________________________________ (I credit Ed Gungor for the title of this message. His book entitled "Religously Transmitted Diseases" served as a jumping off point for me to ...read more

  • Come Home And Let The Party Begin Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Sep 18, 2012
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     | 4,106 views

    In the parable of the prodigal son, Jesus reveals God as Father who is extravagant in His love for us, welcoming both rebellious and religious sons to come home.

    COME HOME AND LET THE PARTY BEGIN! (Sept. 2012 – Beausejour Church – Pastor Chris Jordan) HUMOR: Eight-year-old Nina brought her report card home from school. Her marks were good... mostly A's and a couple of B's. However, her teacher had written across the bottom: "Nina is a smart ...read more

  • Son, Come In The House

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Nov 8, 2015
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,857 views

    To establish it is our decision as a result of God’s goodness to come into His house. This parable rebukes the Pharisees and scribes for their self-righteousness and despite for others.

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Father’s Resilience 2. The Younger Son’s Restoration 3. The Elder Son’s Rejection Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing this theme: “Son, Come in the House.” The part of Los Angeles where I was raised, we ...read more

  • Home Sweet Home

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Feb 10, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,419 views

    This morning I want to look at the story of a young man who discovered the truth of the familiar quote, "There's no place like home." It's the familiar story of the prodigal son...but maybe from a different angle than you've heard it before.

    HOME SWEET HOME LUKE 15:11 24 There is an old song that is still popular that says, "There's no place like home for the holidays..." With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner our thoughts often turn toward home. For me, there are so many great memories of the times my family ...read more

  • Ollie Ollie Oxen Free

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,294 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 Sins Of The Prodigal's Brother

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jun 13, 2006
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     | 2,521 views

    The Sins of the Prodical’s Brother - The man who missed out on the Blessing

    THE SINS OF THE PRODIGAL’S BROTHER Luke 15:25-32 INTRODUCTION A. THE PRODIGAL’S RETURN, THE GLAD SCENE I. The father running to meet the prodigal 2. The joy over the returning one B. THE MAN WHO MISSED OUT ON THE BLESSING I. The elder brother returns from the field 2. He refuses ...read more

  • To The Distant Country And Back

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Mar 20, 2007
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     | 1,233 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

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 18, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,899 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