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  • God Our Father Is Rich In Mercy

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Mar 31, 2006
    based on 42 ratings
     | 9,223 views

    Lent 4(C) - Even when were dead in transgressions and sins God made us alive with Christ because God our Father is rich in mercy.

    GOD OUR FATHER IS RICH IN MERCY March 26, 2006 -- Lent 4 - Luke 15:11-32 Dear Fellow-Redeemed and Saints in the Lord: Certainly today’s text is a familiar parable that we may have heard many times. It is still good to refresh our memory of the divine meaning here for our learning. In ...read more

  • The Faithful Father Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 144 ratings
     | 23,585 views

    Why didn’t the father go after his Prodigal Son? Why did he just sit and wait when he could have done so much more to bring his son home?

    OPENING STATEMENT: Over the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at how we can create a G-rated (a G-od centered) home in the midst of an R-rated world. This week, we’re going to look at a crucial element of that effort – fathers. ILLUS: Dr. James Dobson told the story of when he was about 3 ...read more

  • The Complaining Brother Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on May 5, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 10,140 views

    The self-righteous are quick to point out the sins and faults of others, but overlook their own.

    THE COMPLAINING BROTHER A. Luke 15:25-32 (READ) 1. Can you imagine how difficult it must have been for the YOUNGER SON to come HOME! ILLUSTRATION: Picture what that first FAMILY MEAL was like back home. The Father sits at the head of the TABLE and the brother sits across from the ...read more

  • The Rebellious Son Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on May 5, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,620 views

    The Rebellious will always end up in the pig pen of sin if they remain in their rebellion.

    THE REBELLIOUS SON A. An ACCUSATION brought against Jesus more than any other was: "He is a FRIEND of SINNERS!" 1. Luke 15:1-2 (READ and COMMENT) ILLUSTRATION: A lump must have SWELLED in the throat of Jesus and tears WELLED in His eyes. Before Him were people from all walks of life: ...read more

  • God’s Lost And Found Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 136 ratings
     | 16,921 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

  • The God Of Unmatched Shoes

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 89 ratings
     | 16,330 views

    A sermon for the 4th Sunday in Lent Prodigal Son

    4th Sunday in Lent Luke 15: 1-3, 11b-32 "The God of Unmatched Shoes" "Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man receives sinners and eats with them." So he told them this parable:" Luke 15:1-3, ...read more

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

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,640 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

  • God's Lost And Found

    Contributed by Robert Mccracken on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,986 views

    Today’s scripture lesson comes from the Gospel of Luke. We will be looking at the story of The Lost Son. This is one of many stories that Jesus told on his way to Jerusalem. Jesus used these short stories to teach the people of the day import lessons a

    God’s Lost and Found Today’s scripture lesson comes from the Gospel of Luke. We will be looking at the story of The Lost Son. This is one of many stories that Jesus told on his way to Jerusalem. Jesus used these short stories to teach the people of the day import lessons about Christian life, ...read more

  • It's Time To Go Home

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 13,152 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

  • The Lost Son Series

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 5,126 views

    Third message in the series "God’s Lost and Found from Luke 15. This message deals with the prodigal son and the fact that when we stray awy from God we don’t cease being His child. He welcomes us home with open arms.

    We started, several weeks ago, a series of messages on God’s Lost and Found from Luke chapter 15. We came to realize that this is not three separate parables, but rather one parable with three different parts, or examples that each illustrates the love of the Lord Jesus for those that are ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pouting Son Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 253 ratings
     | 94,021 views

    This in-depth view of Prodigal Son parable focuses on the elder son and the bitterness and resentment he displayed upon his brother’s return and how we sometimes have the same inflated sense of goodness and faulty understanding of our Father’s grace.

    The Parable of the Pouting Son Luke 15:25-32 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION Over the last three weeks we have been looking at what has been called the Parable of the Prodigal Son. In this masterpiece, Jesus communicates several lessons. I believe the main point of this story is to show us ...read more

  • How To Return To God Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 177 ratings
     | 85,272 views

    Prodigals still exist. These individuals rebel, stepping away from God’s blessings, indulging in reckless living and ruining their lives. But God runs to meet those who are at the point of total desperation and who are willing to repent and return home.

    How to Return to God Luke 15:11–24 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION The parable in this passage focuses on the character and nature of the God of the Bible. It’s usually called the parable of the Prodigal Son but I prefer to call it the parable of the Loving Father. Jesus uses this story to ...read more

  • What Is God Really Like? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 678 ratings
     | 170,915 views

    Like the father in the parable of the Prodigal Son, God regrets your rebellion but loves you so much he will let you walk out of fellowship with him. But He is also a God who runs to you when you return and restores you when you repent.

    What is God Really Like? Luke 15:11-24 by David O. Dykes INTRODUCTION What is God really like? Some people think the most important question of life is “Do you believe in God?” But a more important question is “What kind of God do you believe in?” There is something worse than being an ...read more

  • Thanksgiving's Empty Chair

    Contributed by Mark Otero on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 647 ratings
     | 16,500 views

    The irony of thanksgiving is sometimes those closest to the Father’s blessings can become the least thankful. The Prodigal’s brother demonstrates this reality by his words and actions.

    Thanksgiving’s Empty Chair Luke 15: 25 - 32 INTRODUCE A woman was visiting some people who lived on a farm, and she noticed a pig limping in the backyard with a wooden leg. She asked the farmer, "What happened to the pig?" The farmer said, "Oh, Betsy is a wonderful pig. One night the house ...read more

  • I Have A Prodigal Child

    Contributed by Jim Nicodem on Jul 22, 2009
    based on 27 ratings
     | 17,474 views

    A message addressing how parents can love and help their prodigal or wayward son or daughter.

    INTRO: Franklin was a rebellious kid--even though his parents raised him with fair and loving discipline. -His dad, in fact, was a well-respected leader--consistently listed among the top 10 "most admired" people in the country! -When Franklin reached high school age, his mom and dad sent him ...read more