The Lost

Text: Luke 15 The Lost Sheep (v. 3-7) The Lost Coin (v. 8-10) The Lost Son (v. 11-24) Our Attitude Toward the Lost (v. 25-32)

The Wedding Feast

Text: Matthew 22:1-14 Preparations Were Made (v. 4) The Invitation Was Sent (v. 3-4) Some Will Reject the Invitation (v. 3,5-6) Some Will Respond Improperly to the Invitation (v. 11-13)

The Pearl of Great Value

Text: Matthew 13:45-46 What is the Kingdom? – John 18:36; Matthew 16:18-19 The Importance of “Seeking” – Matthew 7:7; Hebrews 11:6 How Do we Know when we’ve Found It? Universally – those who are saved Locally – name, organization, worship, work The Value of the Kingdom – Acts 20:28 What We Need to Give Up […]

Taking Away the Seed

Text: Luke 8:12 How does Satan take away the seed of God’s word? “We can’t understand the Bible” “One interpretation is just as good as another” “I have (or my family has) always done/believed this” “Grace will cover our sins regardless of what we do”

Parable of the Talents

Text: Matthew 25:14-30 What are Talents? – abilities, resources, opportunities How Do We Increase our Talents? Abilities – 2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 5:11-14 Resources – Ephesians 4:28 Opportunities – Colossians 4:6; 1 Peter 2:12 Right & Wrong Attitudes Failure to Use our Talents Affects Others Alien sinners will not be taught – Romans 10:14-17 Fellow […]

Parable of the Sower

Text: Luke 8:4-8,11-15 The Unreceptive Heart – v. 12 The Immature Heart – v. 13 The Materialistic Heart – v. 14 The Honest and Good Heart – v. 15