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  • "In Defense Of The Older Son"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 8, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,172 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

  • The Sins Of The Prodigal's Brother

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jun 11, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,506 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

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,033 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 Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on May 5, 2002
    based on 107 ratings
     | 21,773 views

    The younger son wanted blessing without relationship. So did the elder son. And so do we today.

    This morning, we continue our journey through the parables of Christ. As we’ve noted before, a parable is a short story which is intended to teach or illustrate some spiritual truth. Parables are small but powerful, and this is demonstrated by their familiarity. Few of us, I imagine, could explain ...read more

  • Parables Of The Father's Love Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 15,573 views

    Jesus tells three parables illustrating what it means to be lost, heaven¡¦s joy when the lost are found and how the loving Father looks to save people.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 41 ¡§Parables of the Father¡¦s Love¡¨ Luke 15:1-32 As we open our study of Chapter fifteen, the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling again. ¡§Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew ...read more

  • Salvation Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 128 ratings
     | 7,472 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.

  • 0809 Trinity Ix: Prodigal Son: The Missing Ingredient Series

    Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,736 views

    If you miss a key ingredient of this story, you end up turning its meaning on its head.

    Sermon: Prodigal son: The Missing Ingredient Text: Luke 15:11-32 Occasion: Trinity IX Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, July 24, 2005 Where: TI Morning Prayer When: Friday, August 12, 2005 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy ...read more

  • The Evil Hoard Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,268 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 9, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,137 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 "Lost' Parables

    Contributed by Keith Butler on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,422 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

  • The Parable Of The Father's Heart

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 22, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,513 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

  • Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 25, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,113 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

  • Some Things The Prodigal Never Counted On

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,777 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 Far Country

    Contributed by Stephen Boldin on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,311 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

  • Let Me Tell You About This Guy

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Mar 14, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,864 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