Written by noted biblical scholar J. Ellsworth Kalas, Parables of Jesus provides new insight to some of your most troubling or most beloved parables: The House on the Rock: Matthew 7:24-27, The Sower: Mark 4:1-20, The Father and His Two Sons: Luke 15:11-32, The Mustard Seed: Matthew 13:31-32, The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37, The Widow and the Unjust Judge: Luke 18:1-8, The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids: Matthew 25:1-13, The Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Luke 18:9-14, The Nobleman and the Pounds: Luke 19:11-26. Scripture references are based on the New Revised Standard Version. Each session is self-contained and includes study helps and questions for reflection that are all you need to lead a group or pursue the study on your own.
9 sessions. One of today's most exciting biblical writers, J. Ellsworth Kalas, explains nine of the parables Jesus used to present eternal truths. Scripture passages referenced are from the New Revised Standard Version. Parables covered include: -The House on the Rock (Matthew 7:2427) -The Sower (Mark 4:120) -The Father and His Two Sons (Luke 15:1132) -The Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:3132) -The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:2537) -The Widow and the Unjust Judge (Luke 18:18) -The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids (Matthew 25:113) -The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18:914 -The Nobleman and the Pounds (Luke 19:1127) Parables of Jesus is an excellent resource for use with adult study groups, or for independent study. Leader helps and discussion questions are included within each chapter. Each session also includes an invitation to make or reaffirm a commitment to Jesus Christ. Includes a study guide.