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Parables Part 16

Introduction Interruptions from people in the crowds often stimulated Jesus to tell a parable. That happened in the case of the parable we consider next. While Jesus was teaching a crowd, including His disciples, to fear God alone and trust Him in all things, a man interrupted Jesus. He wanted Jesus to settle a familyContinue reading “Parables Part 16”

Parables Part 15

Introduction The “Good Samaritan” parable appears in Luke 10:25-37. It is truly a parable for today’s world. The basic ingredients for the story can be found in the news every day. As Ecclesiastes reminds us, there is really nothing truly new under the sun. Fallen people do not change their moral inclinations without God’s intervention. Continue reading “Parables Part 15”

Parables Part 14

Introduction A couple of days before He was arrested and crucified, Jesus and His disciples had a private time on the Mount of Olives during which Jesus spoke to them in parables. The parable of the “Ten Virgins” emphasized the need to be constantly prepared. Believers are always to be prepared internally and externally forContinue reading “Parables Part 14”

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