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  • It's Time To Go Home

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 13,896 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

  • Pride And Prejudice Series

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 26, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,670 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

  • "Homeward Bound"

    Contributed by Dwight Davis on Aug 1, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,054 views

    The parable of the Prodigal Son is perhaps the most famous of all of the Lord’s parables. But are we truly understanding the full significance of this amazing message of love and mercy?

    “Homeward Bound” In the United States today, it is estimated that between one and two million teenagers run away from home every year. Of course, there are many different reasons why these children choose to leave their homes. Many are simply the products of very ...read more

  • Let Me Tell You About This Guy

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Mar 14, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,188 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

  • Others

    Contributed by Dan Mahan on Jun 26, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,529 views

    A look at the two brothers in the Parable of the Prodigal Son to show how we often think of our own selfish desires instead of others.

    Others by Dan Mahan Luke 15: 32 “We had to celebrate this happy day. For your brother was dead and has come back to life! He was lost, and now he is found!” The text today is a familiar story. Most of us have heard many sermons about this text. Today we are going to look at it in a ...read more

  • The "Lost' Parables

    Contributed by Keith Butler on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,871 views

    Why did the Pharisees receive these parables from Jesus? Because they did not rejoice over the lost being found.

    THE “LOST” PARABLES Luke 15:1-32 Key Verse and Theme: “But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.” (Luke 15:32) 1. Who was Jesus addressing? A. The tax collectors and “sinners” were all gathering around to hear ...read more

  • Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,660 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

  • The Sins Of The Prodigal's Brother

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jun 11, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,840 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

  • "In Defense Of The Older Son"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 8, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,732 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

  • Salvation Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 128 ratings
     | 4,984 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

  • God Our Father Is Rich In Mercy

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Mar 28, 2006
    based on 42 ratings
     | 9,637 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 Complaining Brother Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on May 1, 2006
    based on 35 ratings
     | 10,517 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 1, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,889 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

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

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,850 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 Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 136 ratings
     | 17,684 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