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  • "Parables”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 80 ratings
     | 3,165 views

    July 21, 2002 -- NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST -- Proper 11 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Color: Green Title: “Parables”

    July 21, 2002 -- NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST -- Proper 11 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Color: Green Title: “Parables” The Parable of Weeds among the Wheat 24 He put before them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25but while ...read more

  • Parables? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Jan 10, 2017
     | 3,082 views

    why did jesus speak in parables?

    When a person reads a Bible passage, is it always immediately understood by them?? What do you think are reasons why some bible passages cannot be immediately understood?? Since the Bible was written by God the Holy Spirit and people are not God, there will be some difficulty in fully ...read more

  • Parable Of The Weeds

    Contributed by Dean Shriver on Jun 1, 2006
    based on 77 ratings
     | 17,790 views

    God is at work in the world today! That’s why hundreds of Russian school children were slaughtered by terrorists a few weeks ago. God is at work in the world today. That’s why a troubled 13-year old boy shot and killed his 16 year old brother this week

    September 19, 2004 PARABLE OF THE WEEDS Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43 God is at work in the world today! That’s why hundreds of Russian school children were slaughtered by terrorists a few weeks ago. God is at work in the world today. That’s why a troubled 13-year old boy shot and killed his 16 ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Pencil Series

    Contributed by Bubot Parago on May 9, 2006
    based on 47 ratings
     | 21,741 views

    An approach to why Jesus always speaks in Parables, its importance to us in this modern, highly technological world in comparison and in relation to the Pencil’s qualities.

    INTRODUCTION: Parable came from the Greek word parabole. It is an illustration of truth and making it clear by comparison with something that is already familiar with us and to the listeners as well. They impart instruction and rebuke without causing offense. Can you still remember when God told ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Investments Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 9,268 views

    The Parable of the Ten Minas.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 53 “The Parable of the Investments!” Luke 19:11-26 I believe that one of the great heroes of the faith in our day is Dr. Billy Graham. Although he is now in his 80’s and battling ...read more

  • Parable Of The Talents

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 23, 2004
    based on 155 ratings
     | 34,741 views

    An examination of a parable that Jesus told of the talents. So often we do not use what God has given us for his glory. We must put to use our gifts

    Introduction: Martha Berry was a lady with a vision to help children. She began a school for poor children. She had no books, no building and no money. But she had a dream. She went to Henry Ford to ask for a donation. Mr. Ford reached into his pocket gave Martha Berry a dime. Most people would ...read more

  • Parable Of The Net Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 6,619 views

    Part of the series on the Parables of Jesus - Parable of the Net

    Parable of the Net – 7 When I was a kid growing up in North Queensland we had this holiday house on the beach at a place called Cardwell • We would spend most weekends up there playing on the beach, swimming, fishing, beach nut tree fights • The area had islands, rivers and mangrove swamps so it ...read more

  • Parable Of Potential

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 102 ratings
     | 20,411 views

    There is absolutely ONE essential truth the local church must receive if the church is to fulfill her mission. Christians MUST use their gifts and talents in the body to build and glorify His Church. This message challenges the listener to act in obedienc

    Imagine Series: Part Two The Parable of Potential Matt. 25:14-25 - ©Dr. Larry L. Thompson (2005) Webster defines ‘potential’ as, “something that has the promise to develop and become real!” Today, I want you to imagine YOUR POTENTIAL your personal responsibility in serving in His church and ...read more

  • Parable Of The Treasures

    Contributed by Alan Smith on Aug 12, 2002
    based on 568 ratings
     | 43,296 views

    The kingdom of God is like a treasure.

    Introduction: A number of years ago, there was a geologist by the name of Dr. Williamson who was doing some work in the country of Tanzania. One day, he found himself driving in a deserted area, slipping and sliding along a rain-soaked road. Suddenly his four-wheel drive vehicle sank up to ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Lamp

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 3, 2014
    based on 9 ratings
     | 16,849 views

    This sermon will teach us how to respond to Jesus' message.

    Scripture In our last study of the life of Jesus, we looked at Luke’s account of Jesus’ first major parable, the one we know as The Parable of the Sower. Jesus said that a sower went out to sow his seed. The seed fell on four different soils. The seed fell along the path, on the ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Prayers Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 10, 2014
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,806 views

    The focus is humility in prayer out of a realization that righteousness can not be reached by means of our own efforts. Prayers are heard & answered because of God’s mercy not because of our self-justifying merits.

    LUKE 18: 9-14 [PARABLES IN LUKE] THE PARABLE OF THE PRAYERS [Luke 11:39–54] In this section Jesus tells a story of a Pharisee and a tax collector. Both were sincere and devout. As a matter of fact, one kept the law scrupulously, or thought he did. The other was in a profession ...read more

  • Parable Of The Seed

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 2, 2002
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,603 views

    A children’s interactive talk on the Parable of the Seed

    Saxlingham 05-05-02 Luke 8: 4-15 The Parable of the Sower In today’s reading, Jesus used parable to teach with. 1. What is a parable? Question 1. Do you know what a parable is? Answer: It is the use of something well known – like seed growing in ...read more

  • A Baseball Parable

    Contributed by Sam Martin on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 6,861 views

    Jesus often spoke in parables. He used common experiences such as fishing and farming in His parables to teach a valuable lesson. Baseball is a very common activity in our culture, so I would like to use it to illustrate the Christian life.

    Text: Mark 4:33-34 Introduction: Jesus often spoke in parables. He used common experiences such as fishing and farming in His parables to teach a valuable lesson. Baseball is a very common activity in our culture, so I would like to use it to illustrate the Christian life. I. First Base ...read more

  • Parable Of The Sower Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 110 ratings
     | 24,619 views

    75% in this parable didn’t truly get saved. Was the problem the Sower, the Seed, or the Soil? 25% did get saved, and we can see how! Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Sower Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Sower.html Sow what? The Word of God! Sow when? All the time! Sow where? Everywhere…but hopefully on good ground! This parable answers the question, “Why doesn’t everybody get saved?” As tremendous as salvation ...read more

  • Parable Of The Pearl Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 95 ratings
     | 15,588 views

    The church is God’s Pearl of Great Price. How the pearl was WROUGHT, how it was SOUGHT, and how it was BOUGHT. Link included to formatted text for entire series, audio, and PowerPoint Template.

    Parable of the Pearl Matthew 13:45-46 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/Pearl.html This parable is going to sound a whole lot like the previous one we just studied on the hidden treasure, but with a great twist and special illustration that I know will be a blessing to you. Common ...read more