The Parables of Jesus (A Six-Week Study) “Jesus did not give the parables to teach us how to live. He gave them, I believe, to correct our notions about who God is and who God loves.” Philip Yancey Let’s begin our final lesson with the Parable of … Continue reading Lesson Six: Humility, Morals, and Faith
The Parables of Jesus (A Six-Week Study) “He speaks in parables, and though we have approached these parables reverentially all these many years and have heard them expounded as grave and reverent vehicles of holy truth, I suspect that many if not all of them … Continue reading Lesson Five: Seeds, and Lamps, and Oil. Oh My!
The Parables of Jesus (A Six-Week Study) “By telling stories, Jesus isn’t somehow putting sugar in a spoon to make the medicine go down a bit easier. These stories are the medicine. These stories are an extension and explanation of Jesus’ revolutionary ministry. These stories … Continue reading Lesson Four: Honor and Shame