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AN EASTER PARABLE: EDITH EASTER Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio, Texas. She was the patient of a doctor by the name...
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-3:7
THE CHRISTMAS STORM: A Modern Parable by Paul Harvey "This is about a modern man, one of us, he was not a scrooge, he was a kind, decent, mostly...
Scripture: John 1:14
Soren Kierkegaard, the Danish theologian & philosopher, told this parable, which he called “The Wild Duck of Denmark; A wild duck was flying northw...
BECAUSE I'M A GENTLEMAN A middle-aged business executive once approached the front entrance of the office building in which he worked. A young femi...
Scripture: 1 Peter 3:7
There are a lot of things I could compare when it comes to living in the world, sexual sin, the lust we have for objects that...
COMMUNION: IN REMEMBRANCE A man was working in his backyard one day, when his neighbor began talking to him over the fence. He said, "Yeah, my wif...
Tags: Lord's Supper
A dear lady had a husband who was an airline pilot, and he often had difficulty locating items around the house. One day he asked his wife where the s...
Contributor: Jerry Shirley
Tags: Parable Prodigal Son
HANNAH AND MICHAEL: FINDING WHAT WAS LOST Let me tell you what happened to Ted Forbes back in 1984. While walking down a street in Chicago...Ted f...
Scripture: Luke 15:8-15:10, Luke 15:11-15:32, 1 Corinthians 13:8, John 17:1-17:26, Matthew 4:12-4:23
THE LUKEWARM SHEEP Now, for the sake of my illustration, I want to break a flock of sheep down into 3 groups. 1. The first group of sheep had DE...
Tags: Parable Lost Sheep
So if the kingdom of heaven is so valuable, why doesn’t everybody do everything they can to be a part of it? I think it’s because value is often in t...
Contributor: John Braland
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-3:12