Many of us have heard the parables of Jesus all our lives, and we might even knowthem by heart. So why study them again? Why take another look at the parable of thetalents, the parable of the prodigal son, the parable of the wise and foolishvirgins, and nine others?
As our life experiences accumulate, webring a fresh eye to the Scriptures. This is especially true of the parables, asthey deal with people and life and everyday events. In many ways, reflecting on theparables in light of our own lives can bring us closer to Jesus.
Whether you are encountering these parables for the first timeor for the first time again, you will find them leading you into the mind and spiritof Jesus and offering lessons for living in the kingdom of God.
Introduction "He Said Nothing to Them Withouta Parable"
1. What to Do While Waiting for theJudgment
Wiseand Foolish Virgins (Matthew 25:1-13)
2. The Power ofPersistence
Ask, Seek, Knock (Luke 11:1-13; 18:1-8)
3. How to Deal WithDemons
The Empty House (Matthew 12:38-50)
4. Good forNothing
The Barren FigTree (Luke 13:1-9)
The Treasure and thePearl (Matthew 13:44-46)
6. How to Escape BeingPosessed by Possessions
The RichFool (Luke 12:13-34)
7. Our Most CommonSin
Pharisee and TaxCollector (Luke 18:9-17)
Places at theTable (Luke 14:7-11)
9. How Do We Get Rid of EvilWithout DestroyingGood?
Wheat andTares (Matthew 13:24-30)
10. What to Do When You Have BeenForgiven
The UnforgivingServant (Matthew 18:21-35)
11. What to Do With YourAssets
TheTalents (Matthew 25:14-30)
12. Lost andFound
The ProdigalSon (Luke 15:1-32)
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