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  • Jesus And Parables Series

    Contributed by Rev. Dr. Andrew B Natarajan on Mar 19, 2023

    Jesus was an excellent teacher and guru. He used all the available sources to teach the high values of the Kingdom of God. Every parable is unique and admirable to know the wisdom of God.

    Mark 4:1-21 Parables in Mark Definition of the Parable: The Catholic Encyclopedia explains, “The word parable (Hebrew mashal; Syrian mathla, Greek parabole) signifies in general a comparison, or a parallel, by which one thing is used to illustrate another (ref: Aleteia). The Greek word Parabole more

  • Introductory Sermon For Parable Series Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jul 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    Introductory sermon for Parable series

    Introductory Sermon for Parable Series Mark 4:9-4:12 Sermon Brief Date Written: July 23, 2008 Date Preached: June 25, 2008 Where Preached: OPBC (Wed PM) Sermon Details: Sermon Series: A Series on the Parables Sermon Title: Introduction Sermon Text: Mark 4:9-12 9 And He said to them, more

  • The Rich Man And Lazarus

    Contributed by Ivan Robinson on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 185 ratings

    Sermon to address the fact that the rich man and Lazarus is a parable

    THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS LUKE 16:19 I) Introduction A man was walking on the beach one afternoon kicking up the sand, discussed with certain things. There on the beach was a bottle and as he walked he kicked the bottle into the surf. POP>>>> Out of the bottle came a mysterious being... a Jeannie. more

  • How To Study Parables Series

    Contributed by L Lee on Oct 3, 2010

    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 Jesus more

  • Tilling The Soil Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on May 3, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    The parable of the seed and the sower is the parable of parables as it tells the parables, explains it, and explains why Jesus uses parables. This week: we focus on why parables?

    Parables of Jesus Tilling the Soul Soil Matthew 13:3-23 May 3, 2009 This week we will start looking at the parable of the seed and the sower. This parable is found in all three of the similar gospel accounts—Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Although they all are similar, there are some differences. I’ve more

  • He Taught Them Many Parables… (The Parables Of The Mustard Seed And The Leaven Of Bread) # 4

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Apr 14, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    Today, I want to examine two of the Parables that the Lord taught. First, let’s read about “The Parable of the Mustard Seed.”

    In Matthew 13:31-32, we read, “Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so more

  • The Purpose Of The Parables

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 19, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    Jesus teaches that the purpose of his parables is to reveal or conceal truth.

    Scripture We are studying the life and ministry of Jesus as it has been recorded in The Gospel of Luke. Two main features characterized Jesus’ ministry: teaching and miracles. We have already examined a number of examples of each. Jesus used illustrations masterfully in his teaching. His more

  • The Parable Of The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Simon Bartlett on Feb 20, 2021

    The parable explains why Jesus received tax collectors and sinners and why we need to too. It's all about God's grace!

    Today we’re going to look at the Parable of the Prodigal Son. It’s Jesus’ longest parable and one of the most famous. We can look at this story from several perspectives. We could reflect on the father in the story and what he shows us of God’s extraordinary grace. We could think about the more

  • The Purpose Of The Parables Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Sep 10, 2020

    Jesus uses parables to either reveal callous hearts where the word is being taken away, or reveal receptive hearts which have an increasing harvest.

    Message Matthew 13:10-17 “The Purpose of the Parables” Today we are starting a series of sermons which will look at the Parables of Jesus. “Parable” is the English translation of a Greek word which literally means “to place alongside”. From this literal meaning we get the idea that a parable is a more

  • Why Speak In Parables? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 7, 2011
    based on 9 ratings

    God’s Kingdom advances by seeing and hearing Jesus.

    Scripture Introduction Read the Shorter Catechism question and ask the congregation to answer: “How is the word to be read and heard, that it may become effectual to salvation?” Congregational Response: “That the word may become effectual to salvation, we must apply ourselves to it with more

  • The Sower Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 31, 2009

    God spreads his word among all kinds of people, many people will respond to his word with less than saving faith but some people do respond positively and we get the privilege of seeing them grow in faith and bear fruit.

    By Rev Bill Stewart "Farmers call for HECS-style loan to see off drought" "Cost of carbon regime ’modest’ " "Man of the land supports laws of nature" "Recycled water ’will have bugs’ " All these headlines come from the front page of this Wednesday’s copy of The Australian newspaper more

  • It's Not What It Seems

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Jul 18, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    A sermon for the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, proper 11, series A

    10TH Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 11] July 20, 2008 “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, you sent your Son, Jesus the Christ into our world, that he might reveal your will for our lives, and redeem us more

  • The Purpose And Meaning Of Parables Series

    Contributed by James Snyder on Apr 14, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    A parable contains a truth concealed that only the Holy Spirit can reveal. The key to every parable is the illumination of the Holy Spirit in a receptive heart. Is there somebody that can

    Suppose I could offer you the secret of obtaining millions of dollars. How excited would you be? How would it change your life? Every day we find somebody offering some secret to some kind of riches. The sad thing is, there are enough gullible people in our world to keep these scams going on and on more

  • Not The Prodigal Son

    Contributed by Simon Bartlett on Feb 27, 2021

    In the parable of the Prodigal Son, the younger son squandered his inheritance. And yet, his father received him back. So, is what we do with our money not important?!’ The Parable of the Dishonest Manager is Jesus' answer.

    "Not the prodigal son" Today we’re looking at what is often called the Parable of the Dishonest Manager, or the Parable of the Shrewd Manager, or similar. A rich man entrusts his manager with stewardship of his assets. The manager wastes his master’s wealth. The rich man demands an more

  • The Parable Of The Sower Series

    Contributed by Donald Rapp on Jul 23, 2010

    An introduction to the Parable of the Sower

    The Parable of the Sower The Book of Mark Mark 4:1-20 I. Introduction: A. Most of us like a good story don’t we? 1. If it is told or written well. 2. It keeps our attention and often entertains us. 3. A good story will also teach us truth if we are paying attention. B. Mark chapter 4 records more