The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)

The sermon today is found in Luke 16:19-31.  Commonly known as “The parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus”, this parable shows us the foolishness of seeking earthly comfort (which is temporary) to the neglect of heavenly comfort (which is forever).  Let us consider this morning the following: The Rich Man’s Comfort (v.19) In verseContinue reading “The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)”

Offended by Grace (Luke 14:15-24)

Our text this morning is found in the 14th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, in verses 15-24.  Jesus is in the home of a Pharisee (Jewish religious leader) eating a meal on the Sabbath.  This has been a tense meal thus far because Jesus offended the religious leaders by healing a disabled man (4)Continue reading “Offended by Grace (Luke 14:15-24)”

Humility or Humiliation? (Luke 14:1-11)

This morning we shall learn about a very important topic from a very important person.  We shall sit at the feet of Jesus and learn about humility.  Our passage is found in Luke 14:1-11.  We will briefly discuss the hypocrisy of the religious leaders in verses 1-6 before spending most of our time in versesContinue reading “Humility or Humiliation? (Luke 14:1-11)”

Confident in Time of Trouble (Luke 13:31-35)

Sermon Guide“Confident in Time of Trouble”  Luke 13:31-35Sunday, October 6, 2013  This morning we shall continue our study of the Gospel of Luke as we take a look at chapter 13, verses 31-35.  In this passage we will take note of two types of opposition against Jesus and learn why He was not concerned aboutContinue reading “Confident in Time of Trouble (Luke 13:31-35)”

A Question, A Door, and A Table (Luke 13:22-30)

In our passage this morning we are told that Jesus is going “on His way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem” (22).  Jerusalem is significant because that is where He will “suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the thirdContinue reading “A Question, A Door, and A Table (Luke 13:22-30)”

Who Do You Say that I Am? (Luke 9:1-20)

The Context In our study of Luke 9:1-20, we will ask ourselves the question which Jesus asked His disciples: “Who do you say that I am?”  This morning we will discover that there is only one correct answer and there is only one correct response to this question. Let us first establish the context.  InContinue reading “Who Do You Say that I Am? (Luke 9:1-20)”