Category Archives: Parables

Suggestions for Bible Students (Part 5)

The Bible contains both literal language and figurative language.  Literal language is the use of a word, phrase, or sentence in its normal, usual sense.  Figurative language is the use of a word, phrase, or sentence in a way which … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, hermeneutics, Parables, Type/Antitype, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rejoicing

Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly.  Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1.  David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading

Posted in emotions, heaven, Mental Health, Parables, psalms, Suffering, worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Value of a Wife and Mom

It is no secret. Women typically earn less income than men. “For American women twenty-five and older who hold at least a bachelor’s degree and work full-time, the national median income is about $47,000. Similar men, meanwhile, make more than … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Marriage, Parables, Stats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parables: Counting the Cost

“It cost something to be a real Christian… There are enemies to overcome, battles to be fought, sacrifices to be made, an Egypt to be forsaken, a wilderness to be passed through, a cross to be carried, a race to … Continue reading

Posted in Judgment, Parables, stewardship, Textual study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parables: Rejection

“He who rejects me, and does not receive my words, has that which judges him – the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day.” ~ John 12:48 Let us consider one “rejection” parable. The wicked … Continue reading

Posted in Judgment, Parables, Textual study | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Parables: Excuses

“Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.” ~ Don Wilder & Bill Rechin “Don’t make excuses – make good.” ~ Elbert Hubbard “He who excuses himself accuses himself.” ~ Gabriel Meurier “No one ever excuses his … Continue reading

Posted in Parables, Textual study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parables: Fruit

“Bear fruits worthy of repentance.” ~ Luke 3:8 “The ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word… keep it and bear fruit with patience.”  ~ Luke 8:15 “Every branch in Me that does not … Continue reading

Posted in Miracles, Parables, Textual study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments