Parables Understanding the Stories Jesus Told

ISBN-10: 0801063914
ISBN-13: 9780801063916
Edition: 2002 (Revised)
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Description: The parables are rich with guidance, but sometimes theyre hard to decipher. In this book, all of Jesus parables and most of his parabolic sayings from the Synoptic Gospels are explained and interpreted from an evangelical perspective. Careful  More...

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Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Baker Books
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The parables are rich with guidance, but sometimes theyre hard to decipher. In this book, all of Jesus parables and most of his parabolic sayings from the Synoptic Gospels are explained and interpreted from an evangelical perspective. Careful attention is given to the historical and cultural setting of each story, offering practical insight into Jesus words. The entire text of each parable is included, followed by the authors commentary. The parables applications for the Christian life make this book a valuable sermon or lesson preparation tool. Originally published in 1980 as The Parables of Jesus, this revised book contains recent study on the parables and is now more accessible to lay readers, students, teachers, and pastors. Technical details appear in endnotes for those who want to do further study.

Preface
Introduction
Salt Matthew 5:13 - Mark 9:50 - Luke 14:34, 35
Two Builders Matthew 7:24-27 - Luke 6:47-49
Children in the Marketplace Matthew 11:16-19 - Luke 7:31-35
Sower Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23 - Mark 4:1-9; 13-20 - Luke 8:4-8; 11-15
Seed Growing Secretly Mark 4:26-29
Wheat and Weeds Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43
Mustard Seed Matthew 13:31, 32 - Mark 4:30-32 - Luke 13:18, 19
Yeast Matthew 13:33 - Luke 13:20, 21
Hidden Treasure and Pearl Matthew 13:44-46
Fishnet Matthew 13:47-50
Unforgiving Servant Matthew 18:21-35
Workers in the Vineyard Matthew 20:1-16
Two Sons Matthew 21:28-32
Tenants Matthew 21:33-46 - Mark 12:1-12 - Luke 20:9-19
Wedding Banquet Matthew 22:1-14
Fig Tree Matthew 24:32-35 - Mark 13:28-31 - Luke 21:29-33
Watchful Servant Mark 13:32-37 - Luke 12:35-38
Burglar Matthew 24:42-44 - Luke 12:39, 40
Servant Entrusted with Authority Matthew 24:45-51 - Luke 12:41-46
Ten Virgins Matthew 25:1-13
Talents Matthew 25:14-30
Last Judgment Matthew 25:31-46
Two Debtors Luke 7:36-50
Good Samaritan Luke 10:25-37
Friend at Midnight Luke 11:5-8
Rich Fool Luke 12:13-21
Barren Fig Tree Luke 13:6-9
Places of Honor at the Table Luke 14:7-14
Great Supper Luke 14:15-24
Tower Builder and Warring King Luke 14:28-33
Lost Sheep Matthew 18:12-14 - Luke 15:4-7
Lost Coin Luke 15:8-10
Lost Son Luke 15:11-32
Shrewd Manager Luke 16:1-9
Rich Man and Lazarus Luke 16:19-31
Farmer and Servant Luke 17:7-10
Unjust Judge Luke 18:1-8
Pharisee and Tax Collector Luke 18:9-14
Pounds Luke 19:11-27
Conclusion
Abbreviations
Notes
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