Archive for 'Parables'

The Kind Samaritan

Luke 10:25-37 Jon 1:1– 2:1-2,11/ Jon 2 “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” (Luke 10:25) Jesus is our Good Samaritan Who came to save mankind from sin; May we also lend a helping hand To one in need, stranger or kin. An expert in the law stood up to test […]

The Four Kinds of Soil

Luke 8:4-15 1 Tim 6:13-16 / Psa 100 . . . the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop. (Luke 8:15) In virtuous hearts, God’s fertile soil, The Word of Jesus shall take root. By His grace […]

Mystery of the Talents

Matthew 25: 14-30 1 Thess 4:9-11 / Psa 98 To one he gave five talents, to another two, and to a third one talent, each according to his ability. (Matthew 25:15) For the talents You’re entrusting May we gainfully parlay, So that we may be deserving Of Your joy on Judgment Day. (Jesus told this […]

Working in the Lord’s Vineyard

Matthew 20:1-16 Jgs 9:6-15 / Psa 21 What if I wish to give this last one the same as you? Am I not free to do as I wish with my own money? Are you envious because I am generous? Thus the last will be first, and the first will be last. (Matthew 20:14-16) Though […]

From the Mouth of a Fish

Matthew 17: 22-27 Dt 10: 12-22 / Psa 147 “From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes—from their own sons or from others?” (Matthew 17:25) Jesus endured the indignity Of submitting to all human laws But showed His divine sovereignty Paying the tax from a creature’s jaws. As they were gathering […]

Parable of Reward and Retribution

Matthew 13: 47-53 Ex 40:16-21.34-38 / Ps 84:3-6a,8a,11 … the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea. (Matthew 13:47) Ignore His Word and you will end In anguish and tormenting fire; Do take the time to read, my friend, Your Bible, to guide and inspire. “Again, the kingdom of […]