Sermons on Luke

Sermons on Luke

The Prodigal Son, part 1: the prodigal

The Prodigal Son; Luke 15:11-24A first hand renditionThe early years…The problem… Luke 15:11-13Years away… Luke 15:13-16The Heart Turns… Luke 15:17-19The demoniac healed… Luke 8:26-39-Isaiah 53:3-4a-Dueteronomy 6:2–2 Samuel 14:b–Isaiah 9:2-7–Deuteronomy 15:7-8The Return… Luke 15:20-21The Reaction… Luke 15:22-24–Isaiah 41:10–1 John 4:18Do you know a prodigal?–Romans 3:23-24“Don’t tell people why they need Jesus, tell them why you need Jesus!” Pastor David Possinger

Life Changing Love

Our Coming Savior Luke 2:8-20 What Does Christmas Mean? Emmanuel“God is with us” Jeremiah 17:9; John 1:4-5; John 14:27 Shepherds “While the emperor may give peace from war on land and sea, he is unable to give peace from passion, grief, and envy. He cannot give peace of heart for which man yearns more than even for outward peace.” Epictetus (55-124 AD) Additional Scripture References: As you go about your life, what has changed? Have you experienced this Life-Changing Love?…

Finding Peace in God’s Presence

Our Coming Savior Luke 2:1-7 What Does Christmas mean? Emmanuel“God is with us” Jeremiah 17:9; John 14:27 The Nativity SceneCensusBethlehem (house of bread)a manger (feeding trough)Katalyma (guest room, roadside lodge) “The birth of Jesus made possible not just a new way of understanding life but a new way of living it. Frederich Buechner Additional Scripture References: “Be still, and know that I am God!” Psalm 46:10a

Finding the Joy in the Journey; The Christ Hymn

Finding the Joy in the Journey; The Christ HymnPhilippians 2:1-11 5 Christ must have the same attitude that you have. Wrong!!5 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.Romans 8:10 Part 1 (vv. 6-8)-In the Beginning…–(External Existence)–John 1:1-5,14–Isaiah 14:12-15–Luke 10:18b–Genesis 3:5—THIS IS THE STRUGGLE! -He Serves–JESUS WASHES FEET–Mark 10:35-45 -He Sacrifices–Philippians 2:7b-8 Are you selfishly clinging to your rights, or are you willing to serve?Do you have the same attitude as Jesus?

Is Jesus Enough?

Is His ____ enough throughout  every aspect of my life? Colossians 3:23 Romans 12:11 Genesis 2:18 Luke 10:38-42 Acts 4:1-20; Acts 5:40-42 Philippians 3:1-11 Is Jesus enough in every aspect of your life? If not, what needs to change in your life to get to that point?