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  • Looking For What's Lost, Pt. Ii Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 10, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,276 views

    In the story of the Prodigal Son we learn lessons for the prodigals and for the "faithful sons."

    Looking for What’s Lost, Part II Luke 15:11-32 Continuing our study of Luke, we find ourselves in Chapter 15. I want to invite you to be turning there. We previously looked at the first part of this chapter. Jesus was being criticized by some of the Jewish leaders because he was eating and ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,230 views

    Before we can become the father, we must deal with our prodigal nature

    Luke 15:11-32 June 13, 2004 The Return of the Prodigal Returning to the Father Over the Last few weeks we have been looking at this story of the Prodigal Son with the emphasis that we are all called to become the father in the story. But I also recognize that unless we deal with our ...read more

  • Lost And Found

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,949 views

    A sermon on the three parables of Jesus based in Luke 15.

    December 06, 1996 I. Introduction: A. Experiences of those who have experienced being lost 1. An old man who got lost because of Alzheimer disease 2. A young man who got lost wandering in the forest because of mental impairment 3. A young girl lost in a crowded shopping mall B. ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son Revisited Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 25, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,664 views

    Which would you rather have? The foolishness of God or the wisdom of man? The choice is yours

    The Gospel reading is taken from : Luke 15:11-20 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 the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 "Not long after that, the younger son got together all he ...read more

  • The Call To Become The Father

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on May 26, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,113 views

    Our Call to become the father in the story involves grief, forgiveness & generosity

    Luke 15:11-32 May 23, 2004 The Call to Become the Father “The Return of The Prodigal Son” by Henri Nouwen. This is one of my “must read” books for Christians – I even recommend it for non-Christians. If you haven’t read it yet, read it this summer. We’ll have a little book discussion ...read more

  • The Compassionate Father Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jul 12, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,243 views

    Jesus’ picture of the compasionat father corrects many of our wrong images of God

    Luke 15:11-32 June 27, 2004 The Compassionate Father Verses 1-2 1Now the tax collectors and "sinners" were all gathering around to hear him. 2But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them." Our image of God speaks directly to ...read more

  • Welcome Home

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,846 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 Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,450 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

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Germain Brown on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 2,201 views

    Just come back to Him...

    THE PRODIGAL SON This story is based on Luke 15:11 - 32. In a far away land, where no man had ever gone before, came Mr. Christopher Columbus and discovered it after the Indians did. Many, many years later, came to live a man named Mr. Sir, and started killing chickens, ...read more

  • The Older Brother

    Contributed by Matthew Stidham on Apr 25, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,392 views

    Here’s a different look at the parable of the lost son from Luke 15. It’s a narrative sermon that focuses not as much on the lost son, but more on the rest of the story...the older brother’s reaction.

    The Older Brother 2/24/2008 AM By Matt Stidham for the Whitewright Church of Christ I’d like to begin by telling you a story this morning. This story is a pretty common family story...while you’re listening to this story, some of you might be able to think of a family you know that could ...read more

  • To The Distant Country And Back

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,395 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

  • A Prodigal, A Parishoner, And A Ceo Series

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 9, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 915 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

  • Some Things The Prodigal Never Counted On

    Contributed by Clint Shrum on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,444 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

  • God Our Father Is Rich In Mercy

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Mar 28, 2006
    based on 42 ratings
     | 9,699 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

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

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,885 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