Resources on Luke 12:13-21

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Profit Tables and the Prophet’s Table Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton https://staging.laughingbird.net/index.php/occasion/cp13/2025-08-03/ Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Spirituality , Heaven Source: Laughingbird Staging Nathan Nettleton offers a collection of worship resources on Luke 12:13-21, Colossians 3:11, and other scriptures, including linked sermons, Eucharistic prefaces, prayer, declaration of grace/absolution, and benediction. Temporarily Rich Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Elisabeth Johnson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-18-3/commentary-on-luke-1213-21-3 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Elisabeth Johnson Topics: Wealth , Materialism , Death Source: Working Preacher Commentary on Luke 12:13-21 by Elisabeth Johnson, who explores the foolishness of materialism. Riches can blind us to all but ourselves, which impedes our ability to see and love God and inherit eternal riches. Beyond Myself Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barbara K. Lundblad http://asermonforeverysunday.com/sermons/c36-the-eighth-sunday-after-pentecost-year-c-2019 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barbara K. Lundblad Topics: Wealth , Money , Selfishness , Treasure Source: A Sermon for Every Sunday A sermon on Luke 12:13-21. The parable of the Rich Fool summarizes the odd economy of God. Find out how we can see beyond the border of our fields and have a truly abundant life. Choking on Too Much Children's Sermon or Lesson by Anne Paton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/childrens-feature-rich-young-fool.html Children's Sermon or Lesson by Anne Paton Topics: Intergenerational issues , Parable , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship Anne Paton provides a children's sermon idea for Luke 12:13-21: Feed a volunteer pieces of chewing gum while reading the text until they discover that "if we store up too much it eventually chokes us." From Isolation to Community Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2016/07/pentecost-11-c-from-isolation-to-community/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose Topics: Parables , Stewardship , Community , Relationship Source: In the Meantime David Lose reflects on Luke 12:13-21 and wonders if the real focus in the Parable of the Rich Fool is not money, wealth, or stewardship, but about isolation and community. Teaching Poverty Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark Edney https://english.op.org/torch/teaching-poverty Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark Edney Topics: Poverty , Greed , Poor Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this homily on Luke 12:13-21, Mark Edney argues that the "parable of the rich fool" is not intended to scold the rich but rather to exhort those less wealthy to holy poverty. What Money Can and Can't Do Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/what-money-can-and-cant-do Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose Topics: Parables , Materialism , Money , Life Source: Working Preacher This sermon starter for the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21) argues that the problem isn't money, but our penchant to look to money for life rather than looking to God. Bigger Barns? Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Steven Reilly https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1285/en Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Steven Reilly Topics: Life , Materialism , Spiritual Growth , Heart Source: ePriest Steven Reilly reflects on Luke 12:13-21 and guides us to reflect on our desires for material pleasure, on how we need bigger hearts rather than bigger barns, and how death is the great leveler. Generosity as a Way of Life Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Alberto Cutié http://day1.org/5099-generosity_as_a_way_of_life Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Alberto Cutié Topics: Stewardship , Generosity , Greed , Folly Source: Day1 In this sermon on Luke 12:13-21, Albert Cutié challenges us to experience what it means to follow Jesus' teaching to be "rich toward God" - a mindset that is countercultural and revolutionary. Judging Greed Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William H Willimon https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2007-07/blogging-toward-sunday-4 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by William H Willimon Topics: Greed , Wealth Source: The Christian Century In Luke 12:13-21, a man asks Jesus to settle an inheritance dispute. Jesus' response reveals that the questions that consume us may not consume Jesus. Jesus who meets our need is also judge of our need. Surprise Party Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Thomas G Long https://www.christiancentury.org/article//surprise-party Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Thomas G Long Topics: Parables , Grace Source: The Christian Century Thomas G. Long explains how the Parable of the Prodigal Son seems to have become a predictable piece of self-help advice. We must re-learn to be astonished at the welcome we receive when we come home.... Love’s Labor Found Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Unknown https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1486 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Unknown Topics: Greed , God's Love , Materialism , Soul Source: ePriest A reflection on Luke 12:13-21 about loving God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. This mediation speaks fighting against greed, not possessing a divided heart, and loving God first. A Spanish translation included. Full Text Hymns on Luke 12:13-21 The rich worldling condemnedPD
God of Grace and God of GloryPD
All My Hope on God Is FoundedPD
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‘The Rich Fool’ (global art) + Litany for Generosity Artwork by James B Janknegt http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/148265782285/the-rich-fool-global-art-litany-for Artwork by James B Janknegt Topics: Forgiveness , Confession , Generosity , Art Source: Global Worship Images of art depicting the parable in Luke 12:13-21: “The Rich Fool and the Watchful Servant” by Kazakhstan Artist Nelly Bube, and "The Rich Fool" by Texas artist James B. Janknegt. Fran Pratt's litany is included. Not rich toward God Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-18-3/commentary-on-luke-1213-21 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose Topics: Money , Materialism , Wealth , Selfishness Source: Working Preacher David Lose maintains that the rich man in Jesus' parable (Luke 12:13-21) is called a fool because of his preoccupation with himself, and because he thought that his wealth could make his future secure. Preaching Notes Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/season-after-pentecost-part-2-worship-planning-series/eighth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-planning-notes/eighth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-preaching-notes Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Wealth , Money , Greed Source: Discipleship Ministries Praching notes for a sermon on Luke 12:13-32. The author reflects on the Jesus's view of wealth, which is not a reward for righteousness, but is actually a hindrance to loving God and neighbor. Rich Toward God Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Ada Wong Nagata https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/rich-toward-god-proper-13-c-2016 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Ada Wong Nagata Topics: Greed , Love your neighbor , Love to God , Generosity Source: Sermons That Work Reflecting on the foolishness of greed and selfishness, this sermon by Ada Wong Nagata on Luke 12:13-21 and Ecclesiastes 2:18 encourages us to "be rich toward God" by sharing our abundance with our neighbors. Then How Do We Live? Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Sam Matthews http://day1.org/1054-then_how_do_we_live Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Sam Matthews Topics: Parables , Meaning of Life , Wealth Source: Day1 A sermon on Luke 12:13-21. Sam Matthews reminds us that the quality of life isn't in the things we amass, but in our connection to the God who made us, and to the world around us. Responsive Prayer: The Rich Fool Prayer by Tod Gobledale https://worshipwords.co.uk/prayer-inspired-by-luke-1213-21-ana-tod-gobledale/ Prayer by Tod Gobledale Topics: Prayer , Assurance , Wealth Source: Worship Words A responsive prayer based on the rich fool in Luke 12:13-21. The Spiritual Problem of Wealth Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barry Vaughn https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/jesus-had-just-said-proper-13-c-2007 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barry Vaughn Topics: Money , Greed , Materialism , Consumerism Source: Sermons That Work J. Barry Vaughn preaches on the the parable of the rich fool in Luke 12:13-21. Jesus tells us the powerful truth that our possessions can own us and demand our life. Confessing Our Collecting Prayer of Confession by Nancy C Townley https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/prayer-of-confession-luke-12.html Prayer of Confession by Nancy C Townley Topics: Discipleship , Wealth and poverty , Witness , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship Nancy Townley shares this prayer of confession inspired by Luke 12:13-34: our lives of stored-up possessions need God's redemptive wisdom and power.