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  • Whenever You Come, Come To Work

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 81 ratings

    It is important that when we come to the Lord, we come prepared to serve and to work.

    Whenever You Come, Come To Work 3/21/99 Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 Matthew 20:1-16 Suppose you had hired Jim to come and work for you. During the interview, Jim, told you “I just can’t wait to get in there and work on the job.” Well the first day on the job, the first thing Jim did was to go more

  • Thanksgiving - Rejoicing With Those Who Rejoice

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on May 15, 2001
    based on 171 ratings

    I’m convinced that one of the most difficult things that the Scripture asks us to do is found in Romans 12:15. That verse says, “Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.” (PowerPoints available - #184)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #184.) ILL. It’s Thanksgiving Day & the aroma of roast turkey fills Charlie Brown’s house. Snoopy, more

  • God's Fair Wage

    Contributed by James May on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 68 ratings

    God’s wages for service in His Kingdom will be fair and just for everyone.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • True And Acceptable Service Series

    Contributed by Ian Humphrey on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    exposition on matt ch20

    THE SPIRIT OF TRUE AND ACCEPTABLE SERVICE Matthew ch 20 v1- 16 the labourers in the vineyard First we have a picture of :- The Lord (as householder.) See:- 1. His position v. 1 "householder" - he is a man of authority, of responsibility and of activity. - "he went out" 2. His pursuit v. 1 to more

  • Equality In God's Kingdom

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on May 10, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    God takes the initiative in salvation, and when we enter his kingdom, there is work to be done.

    INTRODUCTION After graduating from college and before serving at my first full-time church, I worked for a few months at Velux in Greenwood, a plant that manufactures sky lights. As I began to look for a job in Greenwood after returning from Florida, I found circumstances quite different from the more

  • Service Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 114 ratings

    This sermon is based on the parable of Jesus. The Estate Owner.

    What's In It for Me? - Service When you work for God - you work for the best! Excited about the youth here at MCC. They are involved in Ministry and Service. They are involved in Giving - several have made commitments to our "4a1k" Campaign Wonderful when someone at a young age gives their more

  • The Hour Of Power

    Contributed by Danny Williams on Dec 10, 2000
    based on 80 ratings

    Each hour in the parable of the householder has a particular significance in your Christian experience.

    The day in Jewish times was divided into two twelve hour periods. 6:00AM-6:00PM(day) and 6:00PM-6:00AM(night). We can see the hours of the day in this parable as milestones in the Christian’s experience. 1.First Hour-The Hour of Resurrection Power(Mk. 16:2) A. Death of the flesh-alive to more

  • The Greatest Employer

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 24 ratings

    God is the greatest to work for

    INTRODUCTION Talk about the context of Matthew 19 and how Chapter 20 is parable to explain 19:30. Peters attitude in asking the question in verse 27. SERMON God is a Persistent Employer Verses 1-7 A. The Early Morning Workers. Verse 1-2 1) The Owner went out sometime after the night watch more

  • Put God In A Square Box Series

    Contributed by Rob Short on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 134 ratings

    The second in the series. About limiting God and how our view of God effects our life. Our attempts to try and manipulate God.

    The Seven Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians (2) Put God in a Square Box Cardiff Heights 9 January 2000 Tonight we come to the second in our series on the seven habits of highly ineffective Christians. Some of you are perhaps concerned by the topics we are looking at since your desire is for more

  • Better Late Than Never

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 21, 2001
    based on 68 ratings

    what if we get to Heaven and find out God let everyone in?

    Better Late than Never 1. What if we got to heaven & found out God let everyone in? Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Republicans, Democrats, doctors, dope pushers, lawyers, merchants, murderers. Everyone! I think I would go WAIT A MINUTE! 2. What about our faith? Our belief in more

  • The Mathematics Of Grace

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    Grace does not add up. It does not make mathematical sense. Maybe that’s why its grace.

    God’s sense of mathematics does not make sense: God leaves the 99 to find the 1. Luke 15 God counts a penny as much as millions. Mark 12 God doesn’t pay by the hour. Matthew 20 ----1) God’s grace is to be received not deserved.(Mt. 20:10) ----2) God’s grace is about more

  • God's Generous Love

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    A sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 20 A sermon about the last and the first getting the same wages

    18th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 20 Matthew 20:1-16 "God’s Generous Love" 1* ¶ "For the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2* After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. 3* And more

  • The Parable Of The Eccentric Employer

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 19, 2002
    based on 196 ratings

    God will supply our need not our greed

    Saxlingham/Field Dalling 22-09-02 Parable of the The Eccentric Employer Mt. 20:1-16 F.W. Beare has rightly called this parable, the Parable of the Eccentric Employer Who in their right mind pays someone who has only worked one hour the same as he pays someone who has done more

  • Grace Beyond Measure

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    When Jesus tells us this parable, He is not talking about "work ethics", He is talking about the grace of God and the Kingdom of God.

    GRACE BEYOND MEASURE Text: Matthew 20:1-16 One of the things that shapes our views and values is how things work as far as standards go. One of the standards that we adhere to is what we call the "work ethic". A "work ethic" is anything that promotes quality, effectiveness, character, more

  • This Is What The Kingdom Is Like

    Contributed by Maryann Meador on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    A narrative depiction of the Kingdom based on Matthew 20: 1 - 16

    What if you got to heaven and found out that God had decided to let everyone in? Sermon for Pentecost 18A 9/22/02 Maryann M. Meador Matthew 20: 1 – 16 Once upon a time, in a small town, a town a little bit like Rockford, there lived a woman with her son. No one knew how old or young she was. more