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  • Why Are We Told To Keep Our Home Fires Burning?

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Nov 18, 2021
     | 252 views

    Keeping our home fires burning. Is this referring to those who may have a fireplace in their home?

    The Return from A Wedding. Albeit this illustration applies to Israel and the second coming of Christ when He returns to establish His earthly Kingdom, it fundamentally applies to us, the church, as we await His return during the Rapture. This story is about a groom that had a wedding supper with ...read more

  • Be Ready Series

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Jun 15, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,380 views

    It is important for us to live ready for the Lord's return

    29. Who is Jesus? March 20th, 2010 Be Ready We have seen a lot of really amazing things about Jesus, but the best is yet to come. We are in the final months of Jesus life. Jesus has been healing people, performing miracles, casting out demons, battling the religious, and answering questions ...read more

  • A Touch Brings New Life

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 4,183 views

    This sermon lays the vision for the first Sunday of a brand new church.

    A Touch Brings New Life Psalm 139:1-6 Hebrews 10:19-25 Luke 12:40- 48 Look at your hands for a moment. God has placed within those hands the power for you to bring new life into the lives of others through a simple touch. A touch on the shoulder of one who’s discouraged, ...read more

  • Are You Ready?

    Contributed by John Foster on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 7,357 views

    So many people in Church (and life) have talents and skills that they are wasting. This sermon encourages people to used their God given gifts for His glory and suggests that their life will be more fruitful if they do so.

    As I start my sermon this morning I want to ask if anyone here today likes to receive presents. Does anyone have with them today a present that they received from someone? [ask around room and get people to tell about the special present and who gave them] There’s something special about ...read more

  • Get Ready

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Aug 13, 2011
     | 3,377 views

    Sermon is based upon what gives God pleasure and that is all be ready.

    Luke 12:32-40 Getting ready, what do I wear? 1. What brings God Pleasure? To give the gift of the Kingdom 32"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom This Kingdom can be far-away This Kingdom can be near This ...read more

  • Dressed For Action

    Contributed by Fred Mueller on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 8,068 views

    "Let your loins be girded.." - urges hearers to be ready for service to God. Looks at attire - contemporary and ancient and the clothing of our Lord.

    The Reformed Church of Locust Valley Lent IV March 10, 2002 Luke 12:32-40 “Dressed for Action” “Be dressed for action and have your lamps it; be like those who are waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet, so that they may open the door for ...read more

  • Ready Or Not Here I Come! Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Apr 16, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 9,217 views

    An Expository Sermon on Luke 12:35-48 concerning being prepared for Jesus return. Message #61 from Luke series.

    Luke Series #61 “Ready Or Not - Here I Come” April 7, 2002 Introduction: Welcome to New life in Christ. Each week I bring you a message from a verse-by-verse teaching we are currently doing in the Gospel of Luke. I teach verse-by-verse because I believe that we need to hear everything ...read more

  • Countdown To The Conclusion

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 16, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 6,536 views

    This message deals with the fact of Christ’s soon return and the happenings in our world that point to that fact.

    COUNTDOWN TO THE CONCLUSION TEXT: Luke 12: 36-40 INTRO: Rockets at Cape Canaveral are not the only things that are on a countdown. The world, and life as we know it, are on God’s timetable, and the countdown has already begun. Since time began, the moments have been ticking away, ...read more

  • : "How To Plant Eternal Seeds Of Charity In The Course Of Our Daily Lives.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 164 ratings
     | 6,630 views

    Year C. The tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12: 32-40 (32-48), August 12th, 2001 Title: “How to plant eternal seeds of charity in the course of our daily lives.”

    Year C. The tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Luke 12: 32-40 (32-48), August 12th, 2001 Title: “How to plant eternal seeds of charity in the course of our daily lives.” Jesus is pictured as giving instruction to his disciples as he is journeying toward Jerusalem. The material in this section comes ...read more

  • Be Prepared

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 4,594 views

    What to say when you are found sleeping at your desk - Be prepared for the Kingdom of Heaven arriving unexpectedly: preparation through Baptism and the Eucharist.

    Sermon: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Parish Mass with Holy Baptism Text: Luke 12:32-48 +In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Be Prepared! The motto of the Scouting Movement. It is a motto which would serve us all well this morning, as we should be ...read more

  • The Measure Of A Life Series

    Contributed by Greg Yount on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,372 views

    Part 1 of a 4-part series on Christian stewardship responsibilities.

    Part 1 - THE MEASURE OF A LIFE Introduction: Stewardship is about much more than money. In fact, money is really a very small part of our stewardship. Stewardship is about how we live our lives. Christian stewardship is the management of your life for God. How then do you measure ...read more

  • Waiting For Godot

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Dec 22, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 81,617 views

    How do we wait for God? 1. We wait patiently. 2. We wait expectantly. 3. We wait faithfully.

    Samuel Beckett’s play, entitled Waiting for Godot, is a satire on the human condition. As Beckett sees it, humanity is waiting for Godot, or God, to come and save them, but he never shows up. Their waiting is in vain, for although they have been repeatedly told that God is coming, he never has, ...read more

  • "Are You Ready In Faith"

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 21, 2001
    based on 156 ratings
     | 13,735 views

    11th Sunday after Pentecost Ready for the coming of Jesus

    Luke 12:32-40 "Are you ready in Faith"   Are you a fool? Let me repeat that statement. Are you a fool? Listen to the following story, then decide if you are a fool or not. "A certain lord kept a fool or jester, in his house as a great men did in olden times for their amusement. This lord ...read more

  • Be Prepared!

    Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 7,535 views

    Death is just around the corner. Jesus could return at any moment. Are you prepared?

    In days gone by, kings and nobles were accustomed to having court jesters, or fools as they were called, to entertain them. Many years ago there lived a king who enjoyed the folly of his court jester. Jokingly the king gave his jester a scepter and told him that if someday he found someone more ...read more

  • ¡estén Preparados!

    Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Aug 27, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,959 views

    La muerte te está llamando. Cristo puede volver en cualquier momento. ¿Estás preparado?

    En los días pasados, los reyes y nobles acostumbraban a tener un bufón, un siervo que actuaba como payaso para su entretenimiento. Hace muchos años vivía un rey el cual disfrutaba mucho de las travesuras de su bufón. En broma, el rey le dio un cetro a su bufón y le dijo que lo guardara hasta el ...read more