6) THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON

Three parables illustrate Jesus’ response to the charge against Him by the Pharisees and scribes. Their accusation?  “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” “The Lost Sheep” – Lk 15:3-7 “The Lost Coin” – Lk 15:8-10 “The Prodigal Son” The Prodigal Son can rightfully be called the parable of “The Loving Father” It reveals more about theContinue reading “6) THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON”

5) THE PARABLE OF THE TALENTS

The parable of “The Wise And Foolish Virgins” stresses the need to be “prepared”(Mt 25:1-13), The parable of “The Talents” stresses the need to be “productive “ The first emphasizes “watching”for the Lord; the latter, “working” for the Lord I. THE PARABLE AND ITS LESSONS A) EVALUATED ACCORDING TO HIS OWN ABILITY 2 Corinthians 10:12 For we dare not make ourselves of the number, orContinue reading “5) THE PARABLE OF THE TALENTS”

4) THE PARABLE OF THE COSTLY PEARL

Matthew 13:44 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. 45. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: 46. Who, when he had found oneContinue reading “4) THE PARABLE OF THE COSTLY PEARL”