Sermon Series
  • 1. Parable Of The Forgiving Father

    Contributed on Sep 11, 2010
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    This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father.

    Parable of the forgiving father The text This parable is commonly called the Parable of the prodigal son. But as I read the parable, nothing grips me more than the father. Therefore I would agree with some people that the parable is better known as the Parable of the forgiving father. (Luke ...read more

  • 2. Parable Of The Unmerciful Servant

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2010
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    As God has forgiven us He expects us to extend forgiveness to others.

    What can we learn from the parables? 1. God has forgiven us of a very large debt. The unmerciful servant was forgiven of a very large debt. One talent would purchase a slave; it is equivalent to 20 years= wages for the average man. The unmerciful servant owed his master 10,000 talents! ...read more

  • 3. Parable Of The Cloth And Wineskins

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2010
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    Danger of mixing old and new.

    Explanation of the parable If a woman sewed a patch of new cloth on a piece of garment that had been washed, the next time it was washed the patch would then shrink and ruin the whole garment. If new wine was poured into old wineskins, the pressure of the gas from the fermentation would break ...read more

  • 4. Parable Of The Two Debtors

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2010
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    God has forgiven our sins. How grateful are we to Him? What are the signs that we are being ungrateful.

    The Parable of the two debtors (Luke 7:36-50) Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table. {37} When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee's house, she ...read more

  • 5. Parable Of The Good Samaritan

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2010
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    Are we being the good neighbor that God wants us to be?

    Parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?" {26} "What is written in the Law?" he replied. "How do you read it?" {27} He answered: "'Love the Lord your God with all your ...read more

  • 6. Parable Of The Friend At Midnight

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2010
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    Importance of persevering in prayer.

    Parable of the friend at midnight (Luke 11:5-13) And he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; {6} for a friend of mine has arrived, and I have nothing to set before him.' {7} And he answers from ...read more

  • 7. Parable Of The Unfaithful Steward

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2010
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    Are we faithfully making use of the gifts that God has given to us?

    Parable of the unfaithful steward (Mat 25:14-30) "Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. {15} To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he ...read more

  • 8. Parable Of The Great Feast

    Contributed on Sep 15, 2010
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    God's kingdom is like a great feast. Are we treating it as one?

    Parable of the Great Feast (Luke 14:16-24 NIV) Jesus replied: "A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests. {17} At the time of the banquet he sent his servant to tell those who had been invited, 'Come, for everything is now ready.' {18} "But they all alike began to make ...read more

  • 9. Parable Of The Foolish Farmer

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2010
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    This parable teaches about our response towards wealth. Wealth, by itself, is not sinful. It is one of the ways God uses to bless us. The Bible says that it is the love of money, and not money, itself which is the root of all kinds of evil.

    The parable of the foolish farmer (Luke 12: 13-21) This parable teaches about our response towards wealth. Wealth, by itself, is not sinful. It is one of the ways God uses to bless us. The Bible says that it is the love of money, and not money, itself which is the root of all kinds of evil. 1 ...read more

  • 10. Parable Of The Unjust Steward

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2010
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    Why was the dishonest servant commended for his act of dishonesty? What is this parable trying to teach?

    Parable of the unjust steward Problem areas Why was the dishonest servant commended for his act of dishonesty? Verse 8 says that it was because he was shrewd. In other words, Jesus was not commending the dishonest servant because he was dishonest but for the shrewdness of his action. We have ...read more

  • 11. How To Study Parables

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2010
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    The word parable is translated from the Greek word parabole which means “to place beside”. A parable, then is a story that places one thing beside another for the purpose of teaching. How then should we study parables?

    The study of parables What are parables? The word parable is translated from the Greek word parabole which means “to place beside”. A parable, then is a story that places one thing beside another for the purpose of teaching. It is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. When ...read more

  • 12. Parable Of The Cloth And Wineskins

    Contributed on Oct 3, 2010
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    Jesus told them this parable: "No one tears a patch from a new garment and sews it on an old one. If he does, he will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old. What does He mean by that?

    Parable of the cloth and wineskins (Luke 5:36-39) He told them this parable: "No one tears a patch from a new garment and sews it on an old one. If he does, he will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old. {37} And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. ...read more