The parable of the wedding banquet demonstrates God’s unconditional love for His people.
Tag: Living Kingdom
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.
Parable of the sower “But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one
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?”
Today’s endless pursuit of success and happiness can cost many areas of our lives that actually sustain us like rest, time with family, health, and the list goes on. . . There is a cost to our culture’s aspiration of “having it all”.
The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector isn’t for Pharisees, it’s for “some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else” (Luke 18:9). Was Jesus talking about you and me?