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  • Working For Wages Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 2, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    10th of 10 Jesus Stories Series: It’s important to remember that God is in charge – not us. It’s also important to us all that he is a God of mercy and forgiveness. Salvation can be had by anyone who comes to him – even at the last hour. It’s never too

    Working for Wages It’s important to remember that God is in charge – not us. It’s also important to us all that he is a God of mercy and forgiveness. Salvation can be had by anyone who comes to him – even at the last hour. It’s never too early and it’s never too late to get right with more

  • Cool To God, Not So Cool To Us Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    God’s Idea of Cool Sometimes Surprises Us. Sometimes what is cool to God is not so cool to us. We must learn to understand God’s way of thinking and adjust our minds to tune in with His revealed will. Let’s note three qualities that are so essential t

    Cool To God, Not So Cool to Us (Luke 18:1-14, Matt. 20:1-16) INTRO 1. It amazes me how little has changed in the teen world since I was a teen. I reached the age of 20 in the Fall of 1976, by the way. 2. The music doesn’t sound much different, except for rap---which is not new; it is simply old more

  • You Are Hired! Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 26, 2003
    based on 33 ratings

    Parables of Eternal Life, Part 6 of 9

    YOU ARE HIRED! (MT. 20:1-16) The economic crisis at the turn of the 21st century that hit the airline industry reflects the cost of doing business. United Airlines and Continental Airlines filed for bankruptcy, and American Airlines avoided bankruptcy after the union gave back $1.62 billion in more

  • God Gives Believers What Is Right In His Sight

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Oct 3, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    PENTECOST 18(A) - God gives believers what is right in his sight which is not the worst(what sins deserve) but only the best(what we do not deserve).

    GOD GIVES BELIEVERS WHAT IS RIGHT IN HIS SIGHT Matthew 20:1-16 -- October 3,2004 -- Pentecost 18 MATTHEW 20:1-16 1"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard. 2He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them more

  • Enjoying Life When Your Dog Growls At You

    Contributed by Joshua Bowers on Oct 14, 2004
    based on 70 ratings

    Life can be tough and often seems unfair but we serve a fair God.

    Enjoying Life When Your Dog is Growling at You Matthew 20:1-16 INTRO: One of the most resounding things in my memory is my mother telling me, “Josh, life isn’t fair.” I have carried that with me throughout life. The only thing I can say about it is that she was right. Life doesn’t seem to be more

  • That's Not Fair

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Mar 11, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    Even though it seems obvious that life is not fair, most of us get very excited when we get the dirty end of the stick. This one is about what Jesus has to say on the issue.

    12, March 2006 Dakota Community Church That’s Not Fair One of the things that we are almost all highly developed in is the awareness of what is fair or unfair about life around us. Those with children will recognize one of the first and loudest whines is, “Hey, that’s not fair!” We try very hard more

  • When The Rules Seem Backward Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Feb 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The rules of Kingdom living are different from the rules of worldly living.

    Stories Jesus Told: When the Rules Seem Backward Matthew 20:1-16 (This sermon works best if you have video capability and can show a brief clip from The Andy Griffith Show episode entitled “The Big House.” This clip is of Barney sharing the rules of the jail with new prisoners who have been more

  • The Unfairness Of God

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 15 ratings

    This is on the parable of the workers in the vineyard that were all paid the same.

    I want to tell you a story… There is a small rural farming community not far from here. It is not a wealthy place. In fact, it’s a very poor place. There are a lot of immigrants—legal and illegal—there. Jobs are scarce. The only work most of these immigrants can get is backbreaking work in more

  • The Eleventh Hour

    Contributed by Daniel Chua on Feb 9, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    The last shall be first. We belong to a generation that will see the culmination of the previous moves of God. He is visiting His Church again with a revelation of power, presence and praise!

    The Eleventh Hour (Matthew 20:1-8) God is the owner of the vineyard Psalm 24:1 The earth [is] the LORD’s, and all its fullness The vineyard is a type of the Church John 15:5 "I am the vine, you [are] the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do more

  • Generous Grace Series

    Contributed by Ross Anderson on Feb 13, 2005
    based on 60 ratings

    God gives his gifts, not based on our merit, ability of achievement, but based on his generous grace.

    It’s hard to miss the hype of a TV show like American Idol. I haven’t really paid much attention to it in the past three seasons, but it caught my eye a couple of weeks ago. It has a lot of interesting elements: the fairy tale ‘rags to riches’ angle; the off-beat personalities; the actual more

  • What's So Amazing About Grace

    Contributed by Martin Kim on Sep 20, 2004
    based on 56 ratings

    Helping people to understand the concept of grace

    What’s So Amazing About Grace Before we open our Bibles this morning, I have a couple of questions for you. When does God love you the most? When does God love you the least? Please think about those questions. Let’s open up our Bibles to Matthew chapter 20. I want to look at a parable. more

  • Employer—employee

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 5, 2004
    based on 35 ratings

    A message on how God provides for our needs.

    EMPLOYER—EMPLOYEE Matthew 20:1-16 INTRO: What’s in it for me? That is the question you hear most often when you ask someone to do something for you. People are always interested in what they will get out of the things they do. This is the same question that the disciples asked Jesus in Matthew more

  • It's Never Too Late To Trust In Jesus

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on May 29, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    The devil wants you to think that your troubles have progressed to the point where nothing good can come out, but God wants you to know that it is not too late to trust in Jesus. Don’t let any doubt destroy your faith. Trust fully in Jesus and turn from

    It’s Never Too Late to Trust in Jesus By Greg Johnson May 30, 2007 I have had the privilege of personally leading three men to Jesus just weeks prior to their deaths. One was in Matewan, West Virginia, one in Charleston, West Virginia, and the other in Cynthiana, Kentucky. These were genuine more

  • Sitting In The Grumble Seat

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on May 10, 2009
    based on 35 ratings

    There is no way to be a Humble Grumbler!

    Sitting in the Grumble Seat Matthew 20:1-16 One of the most generous employers in the world and in history is Bob Thompson, the owner of an asphalt paving company for 40 years. Thompson struck it rich when he sold his company for $400 million, but he gave $128 million away to the hundreds of more

  • Get Into The Field!

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Apr 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Discussion of Jesus’ parable of the workers in the vineyard, emphasizing the fact that it’s never too late to get involved in the work of the Kingdom.

    Get into the Field! Matthew 20:1-16 April 13, 2007 NOTE: THE ME/WE/GOD/YOU/WE FORMAT USED IN MY MESSAGES IS BORROWED FROM ANDY STANLEY’S BOOK, "COMMUNICATING FOR A CHANGE." Me: I think it will come as a shock to absolutely no one here that I know next to nothing about agriculture. Almost more