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  • Parables Of The Father's Love Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 15,317 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

  • Lost And Found

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 16, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,336 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 Lost Son Series

    Contributed by Billy Kryger on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 6,111 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

  • Thanksgiving's Empty Chair

    Contributed by Mark Otero on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 647 ratings
     | 17,671 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

  • The Call To Become The Father

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on May 26, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,228 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 Waiting Father Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on May 18, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,647 views

    We may relate to each of the characters in the story of the prodigal, but we are called to become the father.

    Luke 15:11-32 May 14, 2004 The Waiting Father – Becoming the Father How many people have read the book “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 them yet, this ...read more

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

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 10, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,484 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

  • Buscando Lo Perdido, Segunda Parte Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 10, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,602 views

    Por ver la historia del Hijo Pródigo, podemos aprender lecciones para los pródigos y para los hijos fieles.

    Buscando Lo Perdido, Segunda Parte Lucas 15.11-32 Seguimos con nuestro estudio de Lucas, estando ahora en el capítulo 15. Quiero invitarles a buscar ese pasaje. Antes nosotros estudiamos la primera parte de este capítulo. Jesús fue criticado por los líderes de los judíos porque comía y bebía ...read more

  • The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,117 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

  • The Older Brother Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jul 12, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,940 views

    Most of us in Church relate to the older brother if we are honest. The father loves us as much as the prodigal and invites into the party.

    Luke 15:11-32 June 20, 2004 The Older Brother We’ve been looking at the story of the Prodigal Son for many weeks now – we began by talking for 4 weeks about our call to become the Father in the story. But last week I talked about how taking up the call to become the father without ...read more

  • The Compassionate Father Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jul 12, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,693 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

  • Pity Party - Prodigal Son / Brother

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Aug 28, 2004
    based on 81 ratings
     | 8,227 views

    It’s a sad tune because the only instrument in the band is your own drum which you are beating on incessantly - Very "Phunny" opening poem, then the CURSE, CAUSE, AND CURE of Self Pity. Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    Pity Party Luke 15:25-32 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/PityParty.html It’s a sad tune because the only instrument in the band is your own drum which you are beating on incessantly. It’s not fun to listen to and no one taps their foot. But you are certain it makes you feel better to beat it ...read more

  • How To Return To God Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 177 ratings
     | 91,551 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

  • How To Love A Wandering Child Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 31, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,587 views

    Father’s Day service looking at Jesus our Father King (6th in Worship the King series). It’s the Prodigal Son story, but more like the Faithful Father aspect.

    Luke 15:11-32 – How to Love a Wandering Child Apparently, some kids had talked Mom into getting a hamster. They promised to take care of their pet, whom they named “Danny.” Within two months, though, Mom was taking care of Danny. One day Mom decided enough was enough; Danny would be ...read more

  • What Do When You Mess Up Bad! - Parable Of The Prodigal Son Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 13, 2004
    based on 66 ratings
     | 9,286 views

    Jesus uses the parable of the Prodigal Son to teach us some important things about God the Father.

    “The Stories that Jesus Told” Sermon # 1 “What To Do When We Mess up Bad” or The Parable of the Loving Father Luke 15:11-32 It has always troubled me that you as a congregation seem ...read more