Resources on Luke 12:13-21

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This Very Day, Our Lives Are Being Demanded Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Catherine A Caimano https://www.faithandleadership.com/sermons/catherine-caimano-very-day-our-lives-are-being-demanded Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Catherine A Caimano Topics: Fear , Kingdom of God , Treasure , Wealth Source: Faith and Leadership Jesus’ end time parables can cause anxiety. In this sermon on Luke 12:13-21, Caimano asserts that in telling these parables Jesus alleviates our fears by showing that we already live in the kingdom of God. Wise Fool Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Donald F Chatfield http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/01556 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Donald F Chatfield Topics: Parable , Wealth and poverty , Folly Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) Donald F. Chatfield’s audio sermon uses a modern story to illustrate the lesson of the parable of the wise fool in Luke 12:13-21. Counting on Wealth Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Dane Neufeld https://livingchurch.org/2020/10/30/counting-on-wealth/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Dane Neufeld Topics: Goodness , Worry , Eating , Wealth Source: The Living Church What does it mean to let go of wealth and security for the lasting surplus of God? Dane Neufeld reflects on the teachings of Jesus in Luke 12:13-31. Preparing to hear a Gospel Article by Joseph A Komonchak https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/preparing-hear-gospel Article by Joseph A Komonchak Topics: Gospel , Basil the Great , Wealth and poverty , Parables Source: Commonweal In this article, Joseph A. Komonchak reflects on the gap between rich and poor and shares the thoughts of St Basil on the parable of the rich fool found in Luke 12:13-21. Unconventional Ministry Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Rhonda Mawhood Lee https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2013-07/sunday-august-4-2013 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Rhonda Mawhood Lee Topics: Vocation , Ministry , Greed , Conflict Source: The Christian Century This reflection by Rhonda Mawhood Lee on Luke 12:13-21 celebrates an unconventional bar ministry in contrast to traditional church structures of wealth and power. Hold Lightly to Possessions Prayer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/prayer-hold-lightly.html Prayer Topics: Kingdom of God , Materialism , Epiphany , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This prayer of petition, inspired by Jesus’ teaching about possessions in Luke 12:13-34, seeks to hold lightly to the fading things of this earth, and to hold tightly to lasting things of God's kingdom. 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. Building Bigger Closets Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Martha P Sterne https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2012-05/building-bigger-closets Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Martha P Sterne Topics: Worry , Justice , Greed , Materialism Source: The Christian Century Martha Sterne reflects on Luke 12:13-21, where Jesus warns against basing one's security on greed, materialism, and accumulation. Poor millionaires Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Joseph A Komonchak https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/poor-millionaires Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Joseph A Komonchak Topics: Poor , Wealth , Gospel , Work Source: Commonweal A newspaper story about millionaires who are not satisfied with their wealth but are driven to work long hours, provides an illustration for Jesus' parable of the rich fool (Luke 12:13-21). The Uncomfortable Middle Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barrington Bates https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/the-uncomfortable-middle-proper-13-c-2019/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barrington Bates Topics: Jesus , Choice , Life , Wealth Source: Episcopal Church A sermon by J. Barrington Bates on Luke 12:13-21 focusing on the discomfort of Jesus' words about possessions. Generosity Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://www.aplainaccount.org/post/luke-12-13-21-1/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Money , Greed , Generosity Source: A Plain Account This sermon starter and commentary on Luke 12:13-21 reflects on greed, urging a generosity that forces us to open our hearts rather than to close them. The Uncomfortable Middle Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barrington Bates https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/the-uncomfortable-middle-proper-13-c-2019/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by J Barrington Bates Topics: Jesus , Choice , Life , Society Source: Episcopal Church Christians are called to live in the uncomfortable middle: neither perfect nor mistake-proof. We are called to do the best we are able, recognizing not only our own needs but also those of others. Perfect Channels of God's Love 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 Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Prophets , Justice , Sanctification , Sin Source: Discipleship Ministries Worship planning notes for a service based on Hosea 11:1-11, Colossians 3:1-11, and Luke 12:13-21. Includes options from series on prophetic ministry, our life in Christ, and the command to love God and neighbor. Preaching Series on Stewardship/Generosity Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kathryn M Schifferdecker https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/narrative-lectionary-322-preaching-series-on-stewardship-generosity Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kathryn M Schifferdecker Topics: Stewardship , Generosity , Preaching Source: Working Preacher This 43-minute podcast provides audio commentary on Jesus' teaching from Luke 12:13-34. The commentary is designed to outline a three-week preaching series on stewardship and generosity. The Harsh Parables of Luke Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2011/11/harsh-parables-of-luke/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Michael Gillis Topics: Luke , Luke , Parables , Daily Living Source: Ancient Faith Blogs In this commentary on Luke 12:16-21 from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis shows how Luke wants us to know that whatever we do in this world will certainly influence what happens in the next. Deal or No Deal? Children's Sermon or Lesson https://www.sermons4kids.com/deal_or_no_deal.htm Children's Sermon or Lesson Topics: Money , Greed , Parable , Children Source: Sermons 4 Kids This sermon for children uses the game show "Deal or No Deal" to introduce Jesus' warning against greed and his parable of the rich fool (Luke 12:15-21). The Biggest Slice of the Pie Children's Sermon or Lesson https://www.sermons4kids.com/biggest_slice_of_the_pie.htm Children's Sermon or Lesson Topics: Greed , Selfishness , Children , Wealth and poverty Source: Sermons 4 Kids This children's sermon uses a story of two siblings arguing over the size of their pieces of pie, to illustrate the idea of greed. Jesus' parable of the rich fool (Luke 12:15-21) is also discussed. Authentic Humanity Prayer of Confession by Bruce Prewer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/confession-proper-13-c_16.html Prayer of Confession by Bruce Prewer Topics: Forgiveness , Prayer , Confession , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive prayer of confession and words of forgiveness inspired by Psalm 107:1-9, Luke 12:13-21, and Colossians 3:1-11 that focuses on authentic humanity. What is Success? Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Luke Veronis https://www.goarch.org/-/what-is-success- Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Luke Veronis Topics: Parables , Gratitude , Wealth , Faithfulness Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America This sermon for Luke 12:16-21 says that we are blessed with riches so that we can be a blessing to others. Christ Is All in All Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://livingchurch.org/2013/08/04/christ-all-all/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Christ , The Love of Christ , Death of Christ Source: The Living Church Reflections on Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23; Psalm 49:1-11; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 and on Christ as the key, the center, the end of all human history.