Lazarus & the Rich Man: It’s the only parable Jesus ever told that included a first name. But by the end of the story, Lazarus was no longer poor and the rich man was begging for mercy.
The Good Samaritan: This parable teaches us that everyone is our neighbor. When we help those who can’t help themselves, we are loving God with all of our being and loving our neighbor as ourselves.
The Publican & The Pharisee: The pharisee thanked God that he wasn’t as bad as the publican. The publican simply asked for forgiveness. The moral of the story may seem obvious, but it’s not always easy to take to heart.
The Parable of the Vineyard: Vineyards are typically a serene setting, but when Jesus told a parable set in one, it was filled with murder and thievery. What was he trying to say? And whom was he talking about?
The Parable of the Final Judgement: Jesus spoke of a division that is not merely for this life, but for all eternity. And in his parable about how the sheep would be separated from the goats, we hear a sobering truth about the judgment to come.
You don’t need to know much of the Bible to have heard the story of the Prodigal Son. Like the Good Samaritan, this well-known parable has been retold so many times that most English speakers can id ...Read More
I’ve heard many Christians today say there are only two kinds of people in the world: those who have faith and those who don’t. But the Parable of the Sower tells a different story.< ...Read More