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  • The Rich Young Man

    Contributed by Rodney Langley on Mar 12, 2010

    Here we have the story of a young man seeking Jesus. He has one question,"What good thing must I do to receive eternal life?" The answer Jesus gives him causes him to leave very sad and has the disciples asking "Who then can be saved?"

    The Rich Young Man Matthew 19:16-29; Luke 18:18-29 Introduction Here we have the story of a young man seeking Jesus. He comes with one question, “What must I do to have eternal life?” This question leads to others and great lesson from Jesus. By the end of the lesson it will have more

  • Tragedy Of The Rich Young Man

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 17, 2008

    Dump all the stuff that gets in the way of your relationship with Jesus and His people.

    The mysteries of life exist on the boundaries between the infinite goodness and power of God and the reality of human weakness of will and intellect. People ask God, “why did you do that to me?” when the real miracles of God involve His preventing bad things from happening to us. Take the more

  • The Place Of Possessions (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 21, 2008

    Discussion of the Rich Young Man.

    The Place of Possessions (Part 1) Matthew 19:16-30 February 17, 2007 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Me: When I was 7 or 8 years old, living in Pine Ridge, my life was forever changed by a show on more

  • A Young Man's Question Series

    Contributed by James Hayford Sr. on Jul 6, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    Jesus is confronted by a rich young man who wants to be His disciple.

    A Young Man’s Question” Third message in the series: “Conversations With Christ” Mark 10:17-31 LET’S LOOK AT OUR TEXT: 17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. "Good teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal more

  • Inheriting Vs. Earning Eternal Life

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon for Pentecost 19B/Proper 23 preached on 10/11/2009 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, Iowa. It answers the real question of the text: "What must I do to inherit eternal life."

    How many of you here this morning enjoy shopping? For a lot of us, shopping can be a wonderful experience, especially if you are shopping for stuff you like. When time and money are available for a shopping trip, we often look through the ads either in the newspaper or online to find the best more

  • The Christ Centered Life

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 25, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus calls the Rich Young Ruler to live out a radial life. We are called to live a life centered on Jesus

    The Christ Centered Life Mark 10:17-23 January 22, 2014 Morning Service The Nicolas Copernicus challenged the world wide understanding of science. It was a revolution that turned the world upside down. Copernicus challenged the idea that the earth was at the center of the universe. The more

  • He Makes All Things New

    Contributed by Jeff Foster on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 29 ratings

    This sermon explores how life can be transformed through faith in Jesus. It uses the examples of Zacchaeus, the woman at the well, the fishermen of Galilee, and the rich young man.

    He Makes All Things New Learning about JESUS: the Way, the Truth and the Life A sermon by Jeff Foster preached to the Cortez Church of Christ January 14, 2007 When I was a child, the man who lived across the alleyway from my family was a rather strange man who had an extraordinary more

  • What Must I Do?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Oct 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    The rich young man came to Jesus asking what he needed to do to inherit eternal life and left disappointed because he was not willing to pay the price.

    What Must I do? Job 23:1-9; 16-17, Mark 10: 17-31 Intro: The 80-year-old had married a beautiful 28-old-woman. He often wondered if she had married his just for his money. One night as they sat in front of the fireplace in their large, elaborate home, the husband turned to his wife and more

  • 12th Sunday After Pentecost

    Contributed by Michael Tkachuk on Sep 4, 2014

    A rich young man approaches Jesus and asks Him what more must he do to achieve everlasting life. He has kept all the commandments that Jesus mentioned but felt that he needed to do something more. Jesus tells him to sell all he has and follow Him.

    In our Gospel reading this morning we find a rich young man talking to Jesus about a very important matter. This young man is deeply concerned about eternity and wants to know what he must do achieve everlasting life. But when Jesus offers him with some very good advice, the man isn’t ready more

  • When Ambition Meets Grace

    Contributed by Larrin Robertson on Nov 15, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    The rich young man in this text could not be satisfied until he had it all. He realized that his accumulated "stuff" was not enough, and he wanted more...that is, until he realized that there was nothing he needed to do to get it.

    Matthew 19:16-30 When Ambition Meets Grace How much are you willing to give up now, in order to have it all later? Before you answer the question, be sure you think about what had to endure to get what you have. This has been a lifelong journey over which good friendships and meaningful more

  • "All That Glitters..."

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon which emphasizes that God is Enough.

    Exodus 32:1-14 Matthew 19:16-30 “All that Glitters…” Have you ever waited for someone or something until you just didn’t think you could wait anymore? We are just not good at waiting are we? And as we see in Exodus the people of Israel weren’t any better at more

  • Going Overboard About Our Possessions Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 18, 2013

    The main idea shared here is "don't go overboard about things you'd throw overboard." The message looks at how often only a life-threatening situation can cause us to let loose of our possessions.

    MAN OVERBOARD: Don’t go overboard about things you’d throw overboard. - Jonah 1:5. - This trip was undertaken for financial reasons. They didn’t just set sail because they wanted to see the ocean for a while. They did it because there was money to be made. They more

  • Why Jesus?

    Contributed by Dr. Tracy W. Marx on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Why do Christians emphasize the importance and centrality of Jesus? Why is there no compromise?

    INTRODUCTION: It’s been said: Why do you Christians place so much emphasis on Jesus? Why are you so “intolerant”? Why can’t you be more accepting and admit that other religions can also know God? Why can’t you Christians believe that people from other religions can be just as morally good as more

  • It's All About Christ! Series

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    A sermon preached 10/18/2009 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, Iowa. Jesus teaches us that it’s not "all about me" in this world, but "All about Christ"

    Some of you have probably been in the mall and seen those T-shirt kiosks that are out in the hallway. I sometimes like to stop and look at the different sayings on some of them, as some times, I find the things printed on them somewhat amusing, while others are a good commentary on life. A while more

  • Sell Your Stuff And Give To The Poor

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Oct 9, 2014

    Jesus said some things that were radical then, and now. He said things like, "Sell your stuff and give to the poor."

    Your soul -- not to mention your budget -- is in mortal danger as you approach the grocery store checkout lane. You say, "How?" You've carefully filled your cart with the needed items outlined on your list. You patiently wait in line, always seeming to pick the one that's slowest. Yet somehow, more