Parables – http://www.scripturessay.com A Bible Question and Answer TV Program Mon, 08 May 2017 09:25:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 Why did Jesus teach in parables? http://www.scripturessay.com/why-did-jesus-teach-in-parables/ Tue, 24 May 2011 01:21:20 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3537 Q. Why did Jesus teach in Parables? Jesus was one of the greatest story tellers and communicators who ever lived. He was able to communicate the great spiritual truths and insights about the kingdom of God by using the everyday … Continue reading

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What is a Parable? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-is-a-parable/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:27:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3299 As Mike wraps up his series on The Parables of Christ, he reminds us again, what is a parable?   … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Minas http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-minas/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:23:59 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3297 The Minas (Lk 19:11-27)  11* ¶ While they were listening to these things, Jesus went on to tell a parable, because He was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately. 12* So … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Pharisee And The Tax Collector http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-pharisee-and-the-tax-collector/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:20:31 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3295 The Pharisee And The Tax Collector (Lk 18:9-14)  INTRODUCTION 1. We’ve noted that in Luke 18, there are two parables that deal with the subject of prayer…  a. “The Persistent Widow” – Lk 18:1-8 b. “The Pharisee And The Tax … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Persistent Widow http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-persistent-widow/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:17:34 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3293 The Persistent Widow (Lk 18:1-8)  18:1* ¶ Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart, 2* saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Unworthy Slaves http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-unworthy-slaves/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:14:37 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3291 The Unworthy Slaves (Lk 17:7-10)  7* “Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come immediately and sit down to eat’? 8* “But will he not … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Unrighteous Manager http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-unrighteous-manager/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:11:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3289 The Unrighteous (Unjust) Manager (Lk 16:1-15)  The parable of “The Unrighteous (Unjust) Manager” is considered by many to be difficult…  a. It has caused much perplexity b. It has made some wonder if Jesus was commending the unjust manager for … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Prodical Son http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-prodical-son/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:04:46 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3285 The Prodigal Son (Lk 15:11-32)  INTRODUCTION The parable of “The Prodigal Son”, Jesus reaches the apex in His response to the charge against Him by the Pharisees and scribes… a. Their accusation?  “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Lost Coin http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-lost-coin/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 21:02:19 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3283 The Lost Coin (Lk 15:8-10)  Luke 15:8-10 8* “Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? 9* “When she … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Lost Sheep http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-lost-sheep/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:59:39 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3280 The Lost Sheep (Lk 15:1-7)  God desires all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth (1 Tim. 2:4) In the fifteenth chapter of Luke, we find three parables that demonstrate this great love of … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Great Supper http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-great-supper/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:56:59 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3277 The Great Supper (Lk 14:15-24)  INTRODUCTION 1. In our last study, we found Jesus at the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees…  He was being Watched closely by the lawyers and Pharisees who were present, Jesus healed … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Lowest Place http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-lowest-place/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:53:46 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3274 Taking The Lowest Place (Lk 14:7-11)  INTRODUCTION 1. We have seen that Jesus did not limit His use of parables to instructing only His disciples:  a. He often used them in responding to those who challenged Him… 1) Cf. “The … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Fig Tree http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-fig-tree/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 07:05:00 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3266 The Barren Fig Tree (Lk 13:6-9)  Let’s first of all look at the setting for this parable by beginning our reading in verse one: Luke 13:1-9 13:1* ¶ Now on the same occasion there were some present who reported to … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Two Sons http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-two-sons/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 07:01:56 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3264 The Two Sons (Mt 21:28-32)  28* ¶ “But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’ 29* “And he answered, ‘I will not’; but … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Unmerciful Servant http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-unmerciful-servant/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 06:56:07 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3261 The Unmerciful Servant (Mt 18:21-35)  The Parables Of Jesus we have considered so far have centered around the kingdom of heaven itself… How the “seed” of the kingdom would be received (“The Sower”)  – Its mixed character and future consummation … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Dragnet http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-dragnet/ Sat, 21 Nov 2009 06:50:46 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3259 The Dragnet (Mt 13:47-50)  47* “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea, and gathering fish of every kind; 48* and when it was filled, they drew it up on the beach; and they sat … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Rich Fool http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-rich-fool/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:33:52 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3124 It is amazing sometimes how spiritually dense, and worldly minded, people can be, it is illustrated in the parable and the context we are about to study.  Let me illustrate by reading a few verses before the parable: Luke 12:1-3 … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Friend At Midnight http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-friend-at-midnight/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:30:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3122 In studying the parables of Jesus, we have seen how He used the parabolic method of teaching on different subjects…. Mostly on the theme of the kingdom of heaven, But also in response to questions by His disciples and even … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Good Samaritan http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-good-samaritan/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:21:42 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3118 INTRODUCTION 1. One of the more well-known parables that of “The Good Samaritan” – cf. Lk 10:30-37 a. Hospitals have been named after the person in this story (e.g., Good Samaritan Hospital) b. “Good Samaritan” laws have been passed to … Continue reading

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The Great Power In The Atonement Of Christ http://www.scripturessay.com/the-great-power-in-the-atonement-of-christ/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:19:43 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3116 Mike defines “Atonement” as used in the Bible.   … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – The Two Debtors http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-the-two-debtors/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:13:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3112 36* ¶ Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37* And there was a woman in the city who was a sinner; and when … Continue reading

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The Importace of Understanding Propitiation http://www.scripturessay.com/the-importace-of-understanding-propitiation/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:10:13 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3110 Propitiation Sin elicits the wrath of God, sin is absolutely foreign to God’s nature. He is all holy, when sin comes near to God, it is something that angers him. Listen with me as I read to you some New … Continue reading

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The Miracle Of Christ’s Incarnation http://www.scripturessay.com/the-miracle-of-christs-incarnation/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:06:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3108 Mike presents a definition of the word “Incarnation.” … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Talents / Growing Seed http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-talents-growing-seed/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:00:21 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3105 The Talents (Mt 25:14-30)  INTRODUCTION  – Immediately following the parable of “The Wise And Foolish Virgins” (Mt 25:1-13), we find Jesus telling the parable of “The Talents” (Mt 25:14-30)  While both parables relate to the kingdom of heaven, and especially … Continue reading

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The Parables of Christ – Wise And Foolish Virgins http://www.scripturessay.com/the-parables-of-christ-wise-and-foolish-virgins/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 09:57:09 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3102 Scholars often debate over whether the discourse of Matthew 24 pertains… a. Strictly to the destruction of Jerusalem that occurred in A.D. 70 b. Strictly to the Second Coming of Christ c. To both events, as the first is a … Continue reading

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