Category: Living Kingdom
People notice. What people of faith, churches and faith-based organisations do matters. Jesus said so.
The parable of the wedding banquet demonstrates God’s unconditional love for His people.
The story of the prodigal son (or the “lost” son) found in Luke 15:11-31 is one of Jesus’ most popular parables, and rightly so. It serves as a picture perfect example of the gospel in action.
Like many middle-borns in the birth order, I confess to being somewhat obsessed with fairness and the parable of “The Workers in the Vineyard” triggers my injustice meter.
In ancient history, pearls held pride of place for value and expense. So, the pearl in this parable represents something of great beauty, unique character and, understandably, immense value. What could that “something” be?
Jesus told the parable of “the master and his servant” to show us how we should be living as Christians.
If our treatment of our fellow human beings equates to our treatment of Jesus Himself, how are we doing?
"My first reaction to re-reading this parable was, Wow! A whole fable on indecisiveness? Could anything be more relevant to me as a human?"