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  • The Man God Called A Fool - The Parable Of The Rich Fool Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Sep 20, 2004
    based on 108 ratings
     | 55,579 views

    In the Parable of the Rich Fool the Lord gives us five reasons that show us how foolish this man and his way of thinking was!

    “The Stories that Jesus Told” Sermon # 5 “The Man God Called A Fool” or The Parable of the Rich Fool Luke 12: 13-24 This morning we are beginning Stewardship month here at First Baptist ...read more

  • Rich Toward God Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 10,692 views

    #14 in Proverbs & Parables series Using the Parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12 and Proverbs - focuses on Putting GOD ABOVE GOLD, PEOPLE ABOVE PLEASURES, and ETERNITY ABOVE EASE. Preached on EASTER Sunday.

    Rich toward God Proverbs 27-28 INTRODUCTION: On Resurrection Sunday our thoughts turn to heavenly themes. We can sing about Jesus reigning in heaven as the King of all Kings and the Lord of all Lords. The image of the Lamb upon the Throne pictures everything Jesus did for us. He gave his ...read more

  • False Security

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,983 views

    The error of placing your trust in material things.

    False Security Luke 12:13-21 January 16, 2005 Luke 12:13-21 (NLT) Then someone called from the crowd, "Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me." [14] Jesus replied, "Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?" [15] Then he said, ...read more

  • Study Of 12 /13-34

    Contributed by Créteur Fabien on Jul 5, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 431 views

    ¶Il n’était pas rare que les personnes en Palestine prennent leurs conflits non réglés aux rabbins respectés ; ¶mais Jésus a refusé d’être mélangé dans n’importe quelle problème au sujet de l’argent. ¶Mais hors de cette demande là est venu à Jésus une oc

    COMPLEMENT D’ETUDE LUC121334 Il n’était pas rare que les personnes en Palestine prennent leurs conflits non réglés aux rabbins respectés ; ¶mais Jésus a refusé d’être mélangé dans n’importe quelle problème au sujet de l’argent. ¶Mais hors de cette demande là est venu à Jésus une occasion de ...read more

  • Guard Against Greed

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Aug 26, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 961 views

    Pentecost 11(C) - People must guard against all greed because all too many trust only in earthly riches. Believers guard against greed by being rich toward God.

    GUARD AGAINST GREED August 20. 2006 - PENTECOST 11 - Luke 12:13-21 * * * * * * * * * Dear Friends in Christ and Saints in the Lord: The very first thing we want to remember this morning is that God is not unhappy with those who are wealthy. Having lots ...read more

  • Parable Of The Rich Fool Series

    Contributed by David Blizzard on Jul 2, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,296 views

    What happens when a man does not plan for eternity.This parable deals with the sin of covetousness.

    THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL Luke 12:13-34 How would you finish this statement, “A man’s life is measured by _______________”? Paul said the commandment; “Thou shalt not covet” was the commandment that convicted him (Romans 7:7).What is covetousness? Your worth is not measured by your ...read more

  • Invest In Eternity

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 12, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,516 views

    Are you concerned with earthly possessions or heavenly treasures, with temporary goods or eternal rewards, with self or with people? Be wise and invest in eternity.

    A man has his priorities wrong and Jesus had to tell him this parable to address it. You can be doing nothing wrong and yet not be right. • The farmer wasn’t doing anything sinful but he was not doing it right. • He is hardworking, and probably smart, seeing the way he organises his farm. • ...read more

  • The Man With Six I's

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 8,997 views

    Covetousness will not satisfy the passions of the flesh.

    Title: The Man With Six I’s The Parable Of The Rich Fool Text: Luke 12:15-21 Theme: Covetousness will not satisfy the passions of the flesh. Introduction: Jesus and Money Jesus talked a great deal about money. Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables were concerned with how to handle money ...read more

  • Misplaced Priorities - Fools Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,824 views

    First in series on Foolish Living, based on fools found in the Bible. Examines qualities of a person God calls a fool.

    MISPLACED PRIORITIES This week we celebrated April Fools Day. No one knows for certain, when or where this special day began, but it is celebrated in one form or another, often by other names, in many countries around the world. I still remember the first April Fool’s joke pulled on me. I was ...read more

  • Beware Of Covetousness

    Contributed by Gary R. James on Mar 14, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,922 views

    The danger of covetousness.

    Luke 12:13-21 I. Introduction A. There is a man in the crowd following Jesus that petitions him to judge that his brother should split the inheritance with him. i. (Deu 21:17 ESV) but he shall acknowledge the firstborn, the son of the unloved, by giving him a double portion of all ...read more

  • Affluenza [april Fools Message] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 183 ratings
     | 25,270 views

    The Parable of the Rich Fool. "Affluenza" is the disease, the love of money is the root cause, and this story of Jesus is the cure! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    Ample Fool’s Day Luke 12:16-21 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/RichFool.html Why is it that when life is going the best and we have the most, that we act the most foolishly? When supplies are ample, or we are celebrating a great victory, or someone praises us—we take such opportunity to show ...read more

  • Seven Sorts Of Simple Fools

    Contributed by John White on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,890 views

    This parable contains several characteristics that are common to those who leave God out of their lives.

    SEVERAL SORTS OF SIMPLE FOOLS Luke 12:16-23 Introduction: Have you ever felt foolish? That you did something to make a fool of yourself? Did you ever look at someone and say, "That person is a fool.." We simple Bible believing Christians are seen by the unbelieving world as fools. ...read more

  • God First

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Jul 4, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,096 views

    What are your priorities? Is God first?

    The New Year has already jumped upon us and time has already begun to fly. Many of us have made New Year resolutions and decided that weight watchers may be our only hope. Many years have passed and many resolutions have failed and passed into obscurity with our over crowded schedules. Don’t you ...read more

  • Parable Of Rich Fool Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jul 7, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,533 views

    Store up riches towards God because you never know when He will demand your soul

    Luke 12.13-21 The Rich Fool Did you know you can purchase almost anything on eBay these days? Just this past week an Australian man has sold his complete life – his home, his possessions, his job and his friends – the bidding had gotten to £400,000. Not so long ago a 20 year old student in ...read more

  • The Rich Fool – Balancing The Temporal With The Eternal Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 98 ratings
     | 13,346 views

    Jesus told a story in Luke’s Gospel to teach us to balance the temporary with the eternal.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: There are many literary forms used in the Bible. There is poetry, proverb, legal document, dramatic narrative, hymn, sermon, theological treatise, personal letter, and apocalyptic vision. And sprinkled into all of these genres are figures of ...read more