Attitude of Gratitude
(Luke 17:11-19)
Sermon Outline
Delivered by Bro. Butch Evangelista III

     A.   Why Luke’s Gospel – Bible p.1068-1069

      B.    Sin of Ingratitude (Reasons) 

1.Picture of the “Last Days” – Romans 1:21; 2 Timothy 3:1-5


2.We have more “things” today – Illustration:  Walk-in Closets  


3.An attitude that assumes we deserve the “good life”


TRUTH:  We deserve nothing because of sin.

          We deserved death (Romans 6:23)


“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God 
is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”   

     C.   We Ungrateful to:

1.        Our Parents – Illustration:  Nursing Home


2.        Our Peers (Fellow-men) –     


3.        Our Provider (God) – Illustration:  Hot/Cold Springs in Mexico




     I.  It is COMMANDED by God.

A.  Old Testament – 1 Chronicles 16:8; Psalm 100:4 

B.  New Testament - Colossians 3:15,16; 
1 Thessalonians 5:18; Hebrews 12:28


II. It is COMMENDED by God.


A.     Old Testament – Psalm 92:1

B.      New Testament – Luke 17:18


III. It must be COMMUNICATED to our children.


A.     In Our Homes – Deuteronomy 6:7; Psalm 79:13  

Illustrations: Children and Gifts 

Charis’ “Thanks much"  


B.      In Our Church – through Sunday School




A.    When was the last time you really thanked your parents?


B. Have you neglected to acknowledge (thanked) others? 


C.  Ten Things To Thank The Lord for:


1.  Chronicles 16:34, “Give thanks to Lord for he is good; 


2.  his love endures forever.”


3.  Psalm 7:17, “I will give thanks to the Lord because his righteousness…”


4.  Psalm 75:1, “…,we give thanks, for your Name is near; (Presence)


5.  Psalm 107:8, “….give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love 


6.  and his wonderful deeds for men,”  


7.  Psalm 118:21, “I will give thanks, for you answered me;….”


8.  Lamentations 3:22-23, “….for his compassions never fail….


9.    great is your faithfulness.


10. 1 Corinthians 15:57, “But thanks be to God!  
He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”