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  • Some Things The Prodigal Never Counted On

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,381 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

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,183 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
     | 2,770 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

  • To The Distant Country And Back

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,326 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

  • Let Me Tell You About This Guy

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,099 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

  • The Sins Of The Prodigal's Brother

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,726 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

  • Ollie Ollie Oxen Free

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,507 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

  • Joy Or Happiness? "Lost In Translation"

    Contributed by Dj Castilleja on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 12,736 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 Evil Hoard Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 990 views

    Part II of a series based on the question, "How to spend an inheirtance" This sermon encourages us not to hold on to the love of the Father but to spend it freely.

    Title: A Chocolate Piano and an Older Brother Text: Luke 15:25 - 32 FCF: In Christ, we have more than enough blessing – we need not sit on it! SO: I want people to realize that hoarding an inheritance can be just as bad as squandering it Intro: Last week, you’ll remember we talked about ...read more

  • A Prodigal, A Parishoner, And A Ceo Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 852 views

    Part I of a 3 part series, "How to spend an inheritance"

    Title: A Prodigious Inheritance, Pt.1 Text: Luke 15:11-24 FCF: God has given us a remarkable inheritance; we must choose wisely how to invest it. SO: Next week, I’ll be challenging the congregation not to rest on its laurels, but before I do that, I want to remind them of the riches they have ...read more

  • The Complaining Brother Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on May 5, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 10,306 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
     | 3,753 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

  • Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,585 views

    What happens when believers stray and how we make it back into the fold.

    25, September 2005 Dakota Community Church Lost Sheep Proverbs19: 27 Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge. 1Peter 2: 25 For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls. Isaiah ...read more

  • God Our Father Is Rich In Mercy

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Mar 31, 2006
    based on 42 ratings
     | 9,475 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 Parable Of The Father's Heart

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 29, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,188 views

    The heart of God is revealed in this wonderful parable, as H e reaches out to those who have gone astray.

    THE PARABLE OF THE FATHER’S HEART Luke 15:11 - 32 1. THE FATHER’S WEALTH WEALTH IN HIS FAMILY - Two Sons WEALTH IN HIS POSSESSIONS - Servants and property 11 ¶ Jesus continued: "There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of ...read more