Luke

Chapter 18

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Acres of Diamonds in a Day of Discouragement

Scripture: Luke 18

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: Hope for Hard Times

Topical Scripture: Luke 18:1–8 Temple University was founded in 1888 by Dr. Russell Conwell. He raised $7 million by traveling all over America and telling the following story more than 6,000 times. It is a true story he called “Acres of Diamonds.” There was once an African farmer who heard tales of settlers making millions […]

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Humility and How I Perfected It

Scripture: Luke 18

Topic: Spiritual Life > Humility

Series: Parables of Jesus

Humility and How I Perfected It Luke 18:9-14 James C. Denison This is my tenth anniversary Sunday, I’m told. I didn’t keep track, but our deacon leaders have told me that Janet and I began with you on June 21, 1998. It’s been a wonderful ten years for us; we are so grateful to God […]

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The Power of True Humility

Scripture: Luke 18

Topic: Spiritual Life > Humility

Series: Hope for Hard Times

Topical Scripture: Luke 18:8-14 A young Scottish preacher came to preach his first sermon in his new church. The pulpits in Scottish churches are sometimes raised high above the congregation, so that the preacher must climb up several steps to preach. This young man had just graduated from seminary and was extremely sure of himself. […]

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Waiting on God

Scripture: Luke 18

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: Parables of Jesus

Waiting on God Luke 18:1-8 James C. Denison When I yawn, you want to yawn, don’t you? No one knows why. Scientists aren’t even sure why we yawn. We live in a confusing world, or at least I do. I don’t know why we drive on parkways and park on driveways, or call it “rush […]

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