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Parables


  • The Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector

    The Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector

    Sermon Notes Bible References: (Luke 18:9-14, Proverbs 6:16-19) What are Parables? Parables are made-up stories that contain a spiritual truth that is often easily missed. Important Insight: The “comparison game” is the only game in which no one wins. If you are comparing your spiritual maturity to people who sin differently than you, then you […]

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  • The Parable of the Lost Sheep

    The Parable of the Lost Sheep

    Sermon Notes Key Question: How does God feel about people who are not religious? What are Parables? Parables are made-up stories that contain a spiritual truth that is often easily missed. The Set-Up (Luke 15:1-2) Jesus related to tax collectors and sinners (Matt. 11:19, Luke 5:31-32, 7:34)   Tax collector and sinners related to Jesus. The […]

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  • The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

    The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

    Sermon Notes Key Question: How seriously should I take forgiveness? What are Parables? Parables are made-up stories that contain a spiritual truth that is often easily missed. Context Matthew’s Gospel is arranged by themes (as opposed to chronology) Jesus’ use of hyperbole is always to make a point The First Century Jewish community operated on […]

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  • The Parable of the Tenants

    The Parable of the Tenants

    Sermon Notes What are Parables? Parables are made-up stories that contain a spiritual truth that is often easily missed. Important Insight: Your ability to understand parables is tied to your closeness to Jesus (Mark 4:10-12) Today’s Parable Today we will examine the Parable of the Tenants which is a story that Jesus tells so he […]

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