Resources on Luke 12:32-40

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Life is Short Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Brett Younger http://day1.org/7347-life_is_short Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Brett Younger Topics: God's Will , Life , Eschatology , Time Source: Day1 We waste a lot of time, Brett Younger declares in this sermon on Luke 12:32-40. But life is too short not to pay attention to and join in with the work of God in the world. Commentary on Luke 12:32-40 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-19-3/commentary-on-luke-1232-40-3 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Luke , Luke , Fear , Preaching Source: Working Preacher Jesus' command, “do not fear,” is not an out-of-the-blue optimistic statement or pie-in-the-sky platitude, but one grounded in the claim that God’s faithfulness extends to the entirety of God’s creation. Home Where I Belong Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Steve Yamaguchi http://day1.org/610-home_where_i_belong Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Steve Yamaguchi Topics: Christmas , Longing , Pilgrimage , Ecumenism Source: Day1 A sermon on Luke 12:32-40. "Where is home? As did Abraham and the great cloud of witnesses, those who have faith will always find "home" in the kingdom of God." Pray for Japan Prayer by Jeffrey Mensendiek https://www.globalministries.org/resource/pray_for_japan_on_sunday_august_8_2010/ Prayer by Jeffrey Mensendiek Topics: Kingdom of God , Trust , Weakness , God's Love Source: Global Ministries Jeffrey Mensendiek offers a prayer for Japan based on Luke 12:32-40. "God, you give us so much. You give us your trust, even though we are so weak. You give us your love." Promise, Faithfulness and Fulfilment Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thom Rock https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-proper-14-c-2019 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thom Rock Source: Sermons That Work Thom Rock offers a Bible study on Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 (God’s impatience with false worship); Psalm 50:1-8, 22-23 (God’s judgment); Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 (Abraham and God’s faithfulness); Luke 1:1, 12:32-40 (loving God; promise and fulfillment). Pay Attention Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged/2014/01/pay-attention/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell Topics: Heart , Treasure Source: Ancient Faith Blogs In this reflection on Luke 12:32-40 from the Orthodox tradition, Barnabas Powell calls us to take an internal inventory to discover where our heart is. Holding Onto Faith Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Karoline M Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/brainwave-129-lectionary-texts-for-8-august-2010 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Karoline M Lewis Topics: Eschatology , Hope , Waiting Source: Working Preacher This commentary podcast discusses Abraham and the nature of faith (Genesis 15:1-6; Hebrews 1:1-3, 8-6), God's disinterest in worship without justice (Isaiah 1:1, 10-20), and the eschatological good news for participants in the Kingdom (Luke 12:32-40). Keeping to Your Word Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Benjamin Earl https://english.op.org/torch/keeping-to-your-word Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Benjamin Earl Topics: Promises , Worship , Faithfulness , Discipleship Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars As adopted children of God, made in his image, we must be faithful to the promises we have made to him, so that when Christ comes again we may be ready and watching. Vocation Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Erick J Thompson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-19-3/commentary-on-luke-1232-40-2 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Erick J Thompson Topics: Gift , Treasure , Vocation , Promises of God, The Source: Working Preacher Erick J. Thompson’s commentary on Luke 12:32-40 notes that this text is about vocation and God’s promise and reflects on living without fear and prioritizing what is important in one’s life. Where your treasure is Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John O'Connor https://english.op.org/torch/where-your-treasure-is Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John O'Connor Topics: Heart , Life , Idolatry , Faith Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Reflecting on Luke 12:32-48, John O'Connor asks: what is most important to you in your life? We can only discover the answer by looking at how we act in our daily lives. Beyond Material Worth Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Ben E Helmer https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/beyond-material-worth-proper-14-c-2013 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Ben E Helmer Topics: Sabbath , Materialism Source: Sermons That Work A sermon by Ben E. Helmer on Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 and Luke 12:32-40 about our economic standing being of no account to God. What matters is our lives—how we live, caring for the poor, and justice. Talking about Faithfulness Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thom Rock https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-proper-14-c-2019 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Thom Rock Topics: Faithfulness , Mercy Source: Episcopal Church Bible study on Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40. How do you talk about faithfulness in your church? In your home? In the world beyond both? A Thankless Task Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Richard J Ounsworth https://english.op.org/torch/a-thankless-task Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Richard J Ounsworth Topics: Politics , Mercy , Judgment Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily from Luke 12:32-48 calls for mercy towards a group of people who do not often receive it, suggesting that we be more merciful to our politicians. God's Blessings Are for All Sermon Preparation or Illustration by John van de Laar https://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-14c/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by John van de Laar Topics: Blessing , Promises , Prosperity , Grace Source: Sacredise God’s promises are always offered to the community, not just the individual. We are invited to discover and share God’s promises of grace and mercy. Resources for Genesis 15:1-6; Psalms 33, 50; Luke 12:32-40; Hebrews 11:1-16. Go Like Those Prepared Benediction or Blessing by Nathan Nettleton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/benediction-proper-14-c.html Benediction or Blessing by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Oppression , Preparation , Treasure , Heaven Source: Re-Worship Nathan Nettleton offers a closing commission and benediction inspired by Luke 12:32-40; Isaiah 1:10-20; and Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16. "May Christ Jesus find you attentive and well prepared." Jesus Says Be Ready—For What? Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Matthew Tyson https://www.patheos.com/blogs/themackerelsnapper/2019/08/20/jesus-says-be-ready-ready-for-what/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Matthew Tyson Topics: Preparation , Justice , Mercy , Works Source: Patheos - Catholicism When Jesus tells us to be ready, perhaps he’s not just telling us to be ready for his return but also ready to answer a radical call to action. An article by Matthew Tyson. Faith as Medicine for a Sick World Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton https://staging.laughingbird.net/index.php/occasion/cp14/2022-08-07/ Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , Generosity , Greed Source: Laughingbird Staging This resource contains prayers, litanies, and sermons based on Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Luke 12:32-40; and Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16. The sermons explore themes of faith, faithfulness, generosity, greed, and stewardship. Faithful Faith Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton https://staging.laughingbird.net/index.php/occasion/cp14/2025-08-10/ Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Faith , Faithfulness Source: Laughingbird Staging Nathan Nettleton offers a collection of worship resources on Luke 12:32-40, Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, and other scriptures, including linked sermons, Eucharistic prefaces, prayer, declaration of grace/absolution, and benediction. Joyfully Take Courage Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Richard J Ounsworth https://english.op.org/torch/joyfully-take-courage Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Richard J Ounsworth Topics: Hope , Joy , Courage , Vision Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Wisdom 18:6-9, Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19, and Luke 12:32-48 by Richard Ounsworth shows how we long for the hope that lies at the heart of our Christian life. Enough Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Elizabeth Myer Boulton https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2010-07/enough Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Elizabeth Myer Boulton Topics: Fear , Grace , Provision , Comfort Source: The Christian Century Elizabeth Myer Boulton's reflection on Luke 12:32-40 emphasizes "the good news of God’s abundant, sustaining grace" evident throughout scripture. There is no need to scramble to accumulate possessions because God will provide.