Stand Up And Be Counted

No servant can serve two masters ... You cannot serve God and mammon

Luke 16:13
Luke 16:1-13 or 16:10-13

Sermon Topic


A preacher was becoming terribly distracted by a man who came to Church every Sunday and proceeded to sleep through the entire sermon. One Sunday he decided to do something about it. As he began to preach, the man, true to form, fell fast asleep. Whereupon the preacher said quietly, “Everyone who wants to go to heaven, stand up.” The entire congregation immediately stood up, except the sleeping man. When they sat down, the preacher shouted at the top of his voice, “Everyone who wants to go to hell, stand up!” This startled the dozing man. Still half asleep, he jumped up, looked around to see what was going on, then said to the preacher, “I don’t know what we’re voting on but it looks like you and I are the only ones in favor of it.”

In today’s Gospel Lesson, Jesus is telling us we’ve got to stand up and be counted. “No servant can serve two masters,” Jesus is saying. “The Kingdom…

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