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  • Are There Any Sinners In Your Church? Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 9, 2018
     | 4,171 views

    The story of the Pharisee and the publican is the story of two great sinners. One knew he was a sinner and acknowledges it before God. The other knew not that he was a sinner and boasted of his righteousness.

  • Jesus' Best Joke? Series

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 2, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,282 views

    Luke chapter 18: "Jesus told them another joke", we are told, "and He told this one to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and looked down on others." Did you hear the one about the Pharisee and the Tax Collector who wandered into the

  • Grace Alone Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 5, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,840 views

    Luke 18:9-14 shows us that God's grace alone saves sinners.

    Scripture During this fall, we are focusing our attention on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation began when an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther nailed Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. His propositions sparked a debate that ...read more

  • The Pharisee And The Tax Collector Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jun 26, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,443 views

    The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector shows us two different approaches to God.

    Scripture When someone comes to the Session in order to be interviewed for communicant membership, we always ask the following two questions, which we have borrowed from Dr. D. James Kennedy and Evangelism Explosion. First, we ask, “Suppose you were to die today, are you sure that you ...read more

  • Opportunities

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Aug 11, 2013
     | 1,765 views

    For the Christian we have opportunities all around us to serve Christ, we just have to sensitive to those opportunities.

    Opportunity To Restore Verse 1-Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted. (NKJV) Verse 1-Dear brothers and sisters, if another Christian is overcome by some sin, you who ...read more

  • How To Talk To God Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Nov 15, 2012
     | 2,477 views

    A study of the Gospel of Luke 18: 9-14

    Luke 18: 9-14 How To Talk To God 9 Also He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ...read more

  • The Power Tool Of Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by Doug Fannon on May 25, 2018
     | 3,113 views

    Are we humbled before God? Does God hear our prayers? A key spiritual growth is not who we are before men, but understanding who we are before God.

    Do you remember the show starring Tim Allen? It was called, “Home Improvement?” Tim’s character in the show hosted his own local cable program called “Tool Time.” Each week he would introduce the tool of the week. If you have seen the show you know the more powerful the tool; the better! He would ...read more

  • "I" Problem

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,557 views

    The main difference in how a man stands, when he stands before God, is whether or not he stands with humility or arrogance.

    He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like ...read more

  • Herod The Not So Great

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Dec 20, 2019
     | 1,604 views

    Herod's God was himself. Herod loved Herod. He would do anything to keep his job. His audience of one was not God but the Roman Caesar

    Jesus told a parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and treated others with contempt. Two men went up to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee and the other a tax collector The Pharisee - keeping his distance from the tax collector -- thanked God that he was not like ...read more

  • True Love

    Contributed by Antonio Silveira on Mar 2, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,586 views

    True Love is not a religious experience, as some Christians want to convince us. Love is part of our Nature and we need to cultivate it in order to have a real relationship with God. Without love life has no meaning.

    True Love is not a religious experience, as some Christians want to convince us. Love is part of our Nature and we need to cultivate it in order to have a real relationship with God. Without love life has no meaning. Today we will learn what God has to say about it. Let's start at 1 Corinthians ...read more

  • Beatitudes - Encouragement For Inner Peace

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Jan 29, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,072 views

    Understanding beatitudes as a means of discipleship

    Weekend Message/Devotion February 3, 2019 Matthew 5:1-12 Beatitudes - Encouragement for Inner Peace Our gospel reading for today is Matthew’s account of The Sermon on the Mount. I have drawn heavily from writings by Warren Wiersbe and Myron Augsburger in preparing this message. I can tell ...read more

  • How Are You Saved Anyway Series

    Contributed by Alan Braun on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,706 views

    A study on the Book of Romans

    How Are You Saved, Anyway? Chapter 10 Paul’s attitude towards the Israel of the flesh is he desires them to come to know God. To be saved from the wrath of God. The Reasons for Israel’s rejection (10:1-13) You would think that Israel would have been expecting and waiting for their ...read more

  • Standing Before God

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Oct 24, 2019
     | 1,419 views

    What determines our standing before God? The Pharisee, tax collector, and disciples give us an answer.

    Can there be anything more nerve wracking than being evaluated at work or school? When we are criticized or graded, we are vulnerable and exposed. We may wonder and think, “What will people say or think of me? Is what they are saying true or accurate? Do they truly see my talents and abilities, ...read more

  • Self-Righteous Delusion

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Oct 20, 2019
     | 1,610 views

    Do we constantly criticize others? Do we constantly compare ourselves to others to justify ourselves? Let’s learn that we are all in the same boat and that God alone justifies. Let’s discuss self-righteousness and self-justification in Luke 18:9-14.

    Do we constantly criticize others? What about politicians, past or current generations or fellow motorists? Do we constantly compare ourselves to others to justify ourselves? Let’s learn that we are all in the same boat and that God alone justifies. Let’s discuss self-righteousness and ...read more

  • Pharisee Or Publican-Which Are You

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Sep 22, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,673 views

    examine yourself

    PHARISEE OR PUBLICAN-WHICH ARE YOU Luke 18:9-14 There was a very lost, wicked, rebellious man who decided it would be good for business if he went down to the church and joined it. He was an erer, an alcoholic, and had never been a member of a church in his life. But when he went ...read more