Parable #2a

Sermon: Lost & Found

(THE PRODIGAL SON)

Ezekiel 34:16 -I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up [that which was] broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.

 

 

 

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Luke 15:11-13 -And he said, A certain man had two sons: And the younger of them said to [his] father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth [to me]. And he divided unto them [his] living. And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. 

Romans 1:22 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 

1 John 2:15, 16 -Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Luke 21:34 -Take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and cares of this life.

1 Timothy 6:9, 10 -They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evil; which, while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

Luke 15:14 -And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want. 

Proverbs 5:22 -His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins. 

Galatians 5:1 -Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. 

Ezekiel 20:33-35 -[As] I live, saith the Lord GOD, surely with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out, will I rule over you: And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. 

Romans 1:28-32 -And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,  Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Hebrews 13:2 -Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. 

Romans 7:24 -O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

Jeremiah 17:5, 6 -Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.

Matthew 5:45 -That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Romans 6:18 -Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness. 

Luke 15:17-19 -…How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants. 

 Romans 2:4 -The goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance.

Jeremiah 31:3 -I have loved thee with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee.

Luke 15:18 -I have sinned against heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.

Luke 15:19 -Make me as one of thy hired servants.

Luke 15:7 -I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. 

Luke 15:20 -And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.     

Luke 15:21 -Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.

Luke 15:22-23 -But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put [it] on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on [his] feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill [it]; and let us eat, and be merry: 

Psalm 103:13 -Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear Him.

Isaiah 44:22 -I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. 

Jeremiah 31:34 - And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more. 

Isaiah 55:7 -Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.       

Jeremiah 50:20 -In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and [there shall be] none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon them whom I reserve. 

Micah 2:10 -Arise ye, and depart; for this [is] not [your] rest: because it is polluted, it shall destroy [you], even with a sore destruction. 

Isaiah 44:22 -I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. 

John 6:37 -All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. 

Psalm 51:7 -Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Zechariah 3:4-5 -And he answered and spake unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment. And I said, Let them set a fair mitre upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the LORD stood by. 

Isaiah 61:10 -I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh [himself] with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth [herself] with her jewels. 

Song of Solomon 2:4 -He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me [was] love. 

Zechariah 3:7 -Thus saith the LORD of hosts; If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these that stand by. 

Isaiah 62:5 -For [as] a young man marrieth a virgin, [so] shall thy sons marry thee: and [as] the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, [so] shall thy God rejoice over thee. 

Zephaniah 3:17-The LORD thy God in the midst of thee [is] mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.   

Hebrews 11:25-26 –Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward. 

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