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Homilies about Luke 18

You searched for sermons from the Book of: Luke 18
 
Connecting With the Right Psalm  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary: We need not concern ourselves with someone else’s relationship with God, but instead, we can pay more attention to our own.
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The Power of Persistence  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: Just like the determined widow who went to the judge to receive justice, we are called to be persistent in prayer so that we can actively bring change in the world.
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We Can Do This the Easy Way or We Can Do This the Hard Way  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary:  Jesus’ story about the Pharisee and the tax collector in the temple shows both how easy and how hard salvation is. It’s easy in the sense that it depends entirely on God’s mercy, not our own righteousness. It’s hard because that means precisely not trusting in our own righteousness. The story goes beyond superficial questions about how religious we are and focuses on the question of where we put our trust.
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Turnabout is Fairplay and Grace  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary: Jesus’ parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector helps us to see the danger of self-righteousness, and the danger of withholding forgiveness from those who sin.
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The Right Demeanor  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary: Jesus told a story of two men who went to the temple to pray. One, who was prideful, could not get through to God. The other, though a conspicuous sinner, had the humility to admit his unworthiness and was justified. Even good people need humility, for it is the fertile ground where faith grows and where God plants new life in us.
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The Rewards of Perseverance  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: We need to persevere in prayer to God just as the widow in the parable persisted before the judge. Fortunately for us, God is not like the reluctant judge.
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The Doorknocker of Heaven  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: The Lord encourages us to be persistent in our prayers.
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Prayerful Persistence  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: Faith as Jesus taught it is not so much about how we view a dogma, a doctrine or religious tradition as much as it is about how much trust we bring to our prayer and how persistent we are in finding what God knows is best for us.
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Hitting a Brick Wall  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: The Parable of the Persistent Widow reminds us that through prayer, we are somehow able to get around, step over or in some way change the meaning of the walls that block us from receiving what we need.
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Going Home Justified  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary: At stake in this parable of Jesus is what it means to be “righteous,” what it means to be in a right relationship with God. Jesus uses this parable to contrast two very different understandings of “righteousness” — a conventionally religious understanding, and an understanding that takes the whole idea of “relationship with God” to a radical level.
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Demanding Justice, Finding Forgiveness  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 1–8
Summary: Being the victim of another person’s wrongdoing often raises in us the desire for revenge. In such cases, it’s hard to accept that vengeance really does belong to God and not to us. But when we can leave it in God’s hands, we are free to move on to a life of freedom and forgiveness.
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Two Souls, Alas…  Click here Click title to view sermon Luke 18: 9–14
Summary: As long as we acknowledge only the “decent” side of ourselves, spiritual justification eludes us. But when we can also see our darker side, we have the perspective necessary to pray, “God, be merciful to me a sinner.” And then we can become right with God.
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