Month: May 2012

Sermon: The Deadly Practice of Grading Yourself on a Curve (Luke 16:14-18)

Luke 16.14-18AUDIO Luke 16:14-18 The Deadly Practice of Grading Yourself on a Curve Introduction Many of you remember in school not doing as well as you’d hoped on a particular test or quiz.  Occasionally, if the class as a whole did either poorly or… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Deadly Practice of Grading Yourself on a Curve (Luke 16:14-18)”

Sermon: Zealous for True Riches (Luke 16:1-13)

Luke 16.1-13 click for audio Zealous for True Riches Luke 16:1-13 Introduction Jesus now turns and addresses His disciples.  He presents what many believe is a very difficult parable to understand and there are a couple of parts that tend toward difficulty.  However, this… Continue Reading “Sermon: Zealous for True Riches (Luke 16:1-13)”

Sermon: The Father’s Love (Luke 15:11-32)

Luke 15.11-32 Audio The Father’s Love Luke 15:11-32 Introduction Today, we are going to look at part three of Jesus’ trilogy of parables teaching the irrefutable fact that God is gracious and ready to receive sinners who come in faith and repentance.  The extended… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Father’s Love (Luke 15:11-32)”

Sermon: Jesus Receives Sinners (Luke 15:1-10)

Luke 15.1.10 click for audio Jesus Receives Sinners! Luke 15:1-10 Last week, we read from God’s Word probably one of the most difficult truths from the lips of Jesus…Unless you are ready to forsake all, you cannot be my disciple.  Today, we’re about to… Continue Reading “Sermon: Jesus Receives Sinners (Luke 15:1-10)”

Sermon: Giving Up Everything Except Christ (Luke 14:25-35)

Luke 14.25-35 Audio Giving Up Everything…Except Christ Luke 14:25-35 TT- All Christians must be ready, if need be, to give up everything for the call of Christ. Today, as we follow Christ toward the cross in the Gospel of Luke we come up against an… Continue Reading “Sermon: Giving Up Everything Except Christ (Luke 14:25-35)”