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  • I Will Follow But....

    Contributed by Bramwell Hayes on Sep 25, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Christ requires complete commitment from his disciples, that is why he put off 3 half-hearted would be followers.

    Last week, in the Parable of the Sower, we looked at three different types of people who hear the Word of God, but who do not allow it to any lasting effect on them. Today we are looking at three people who said that they would follow Jesus, but who ended up who ended up by not following. In each more

  • No Strings Attached

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Oct 4, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    What is our relationship with Jesus Christ? Are we committed followers or simply those who admire who He is. Jesus is looking for all or nothing. (adapted from a sermon by Kyle Idleman, Not a Fan of Jesus)

    No strings attached Introduction (adapted from sermon by Kyle Idleman, Not a Fan of Jesus) How many are familiar with the acronym DTR? For- young man- in relationship- letters can be scary. They want to postpone- DTR talk as long as possible. DTR- Define the relationship It is the talk more

  • Excuses Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 2, 2010

    We all have excuses for not responding to Jesus' call to follow him. Life is hectic, complicated and filled with items that claim our attention. We have one reason, though, to respond to Jesus' challenge--his love and grace.

    Luke 9:51-62 “Excuses” INTRODUCTION One of the most memorable illustrations that I’ve ever seen involved a glass container similar to what I have here and rocks of various sizes. Using the rocks the demonstrator underscored and important lesson in life. Just when we more

  • The Cost Of Following

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010

    The Cost of Following (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Luke chapter 9 verses 51-62: Quote: • One wit has written: • “A dentist’s mistake is pulled out, • A lawyer’s mistake is imprisoned. • A teacher’s mistake is failed, • A printer’s mistake is corrected. • A more

  • Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 21, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Luke 9:46-62 is a passage that covers several days and events in Jesus’ life, but they are all happenings that seem to have a theme that addresses attitudes in several different ways. Every few verses at the end of chapter 9 address some new attitude. S

    CHECK YOURSELF BEFORE YOU WRECK YOURSELF LUKE 9:46-62 INTRODUCTION ( Herbert Keller, the former CEO of Soutwest Airlines once said: “When we select employees, we consider attitude more important than degrees and know-how. We use no psychological or aptitude testing. more

  • Commitment Versus Involvement

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Apr 25, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    We live in an overinvolved and under committed church culture. Hear the words of Jesus speak to this truth.

    Commitment Versus Involvement Luke 9 * It’s an old story: The chicken and the pig were talking in the back lot one day. The chicken said, “We have a great life here.” The pig responded, “Yes, it’s nice.’ The C: “Our farmer takes great care of us. He more

  • Graduate Studies Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Apr 25, 2012

    A study of the Gospel of Luke 9: 49 – 62

    Luke 9: 49 – 62 Graduate Studies 49 Now John answered and said, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow with us.” 50 But Jesus said to him, “Do not forbid him, for he who is not against us is on our more

  • Of What Spirit Are Ye?

    Contributed by B H Grace on Mar 19, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    Would Jesus' Facebook status comments sound like yours?

    Of What Spirit Are Ye? I grew up, off and on, in a rather mild Methodist church and my wife was in a rather laid back Lutheran one though Methodists were once call shoutin' Methodists and we all know the stir Luther made back in the day. Things mellowed out over the years. At 20 and more

  • He Who Is Not Against You Is For You

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Nov 26, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    There are a lot of things done in Jesus’ name that He has nothing to do with.Other times, God’s moving/blessing/anointing us, & we discount the move/blessing/anointing because it doesn’t have a particular brand on it

    For He Who is not Against You is For You Luke 9:50 FBC, Chester Mike Fogerson, Pastor Introduction A There are a lot of things done in Jesus’ name that He has nothing to do with. 1 Jim Jones, David Koresh...actions of church people, more

  • If We Are But Willing

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Apr 13, 2019
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus wants to gather us like a mother hen does her chicks

    IF WE ARE BUT WILLING Luke 13:31-35 We have heard readings the last few weeks known at the ‘Travel or Journey Narratives’; chronicling Jesus’ movement throughout the country, headed to Jerusalem for his crucifixion. He is still in Galilee, and appears to have increasingly caught the attention of more

  • The Challenge Of Busyness Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan Vorce on May 20, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Today we will discuss how to guard against unfruitful busyness.

    Luke 10:38-42 38. Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. 39. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. 40. But Martha was cumbered about much serving, more

  • Cheap Talk And Lame Excuses

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Jun 30, 2019

    Should we forget everything to follow Him, or is it a question of priority? What priority does God have in our lives? Let’s learn about excuses in Luke 9:51-62.

    Should we forget everything to follow Him, or is it a question of priority? What priority does God have in our lives? Let’s learn about excuses in Luke 9:51-62. Denying Jesus in Others Luke 9:46 Then his disciples began arguing about which of them was the greatest. 47 But Jesus knew their more

  • "Tell Somebody"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Jul 2, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to “tell somebody” that there is a price tag to consider before committing oneself to following Jesus Christ. Because it could mean becoming a geographical nomad.

    U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris, Jr. West Fort Hood Chapel Second Sunday of June Killeen, TX 27 June 2010 Big Idea: For some believers to follow Jesus means more than just believing in Him. It also means becoming a geographical nomad. Scriptural References: EAI (Expository; more

  • Following Christ

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jun 26, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Following Christ means, among other things, putting God first and prayer

    RG/KB 27-06-2010 This morning, I would like to look at one verse from our Gospel reading – verse 59 where Jesus said: "Follow me." In Mt 16, Jesus elaborates on what he means by following him when he said: If any one would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and more

  • Excuses

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jun 24, 2010
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    Sermon dealing with the "yes, but" response to following Christ.

    Luke 9: 51 – 62 / Excuses Intro: A farmer came to his animals one morning and said he wanted to make a breakfast for all his neighbors. From the hen he took the eggs and from the cow he took the milk. When the farmer headed for the pig, the pig started running, burst through the fence more