This book is a study and the analysis of more than 250 parables in Scripture. This monumental work is not another tramp over the well raked field of the parables found in the gospels, but a comprehensive survey of the uses of parabolic illustration and the instruction in the whole of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. Herbert Lockyer not only offers profound insights on the well-known parables of Jesus, but he also explores in depth the parables of the seer Balaam, the prophet Isaiah'sparable of the vineyard, Paul the apostle'suse of military and athletic metaphors, the lush imagery of Revelation, and numerous other Old and New Testament parables. This remarkable book will open your eyes to the Bible'spowerful, cover-to-cover use of stories and images to portray spiritual truth.
This book is a study and analysis of the more than 250 parables in Scripture. This monumental work is not another tramp over the well-raked field of the parables found in the gospels, but a comprehensive survey of the uses of parabolic illustration and instruction in the whole of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation. Never before has this aspect of truth been combined into one volume.
Dr. Herbert Lockyer was born in London in 1886, and held pastorates in Scotland and England for 25 years before coming to the United States in 1935. In 1937 he received the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Northwestern Evangelical Seminary. In 1955 he returned to England where he lived for many years. He then returned to the United States where he continued to devote time to the writing ministry until his death in November of 1984.
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