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Archive for the ‘Parables’ Category

Come, Lord Jesus

December 17, 2012

Here is the sermon I preached yesterday morning at La Grange Church of Christ. We have been studying the gospel of Luke and I decided to use the text for the week, but changed my message in light of the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut.   He began to tell the people this parable: “A […]

The Mammon of Unrighteousness

September 7, 2012

Luke 16 is an often misunderstood chapter in the Bible. It begins with a story about an unjust manager that has confused many Christians over the years. It ends with the more famous story of the rich man and Lazarus. This is such an interesting story about what happens to a person after they die […]

The Return of the Prodigal Son

August 25, 2012

I recently posted a list of resources for ministers who plan on preaching or teaching from the gospel of Luke. You can see that list here. Another book I would like to recommend is The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri J.M. Nouwen. It is one of the best things written on the story […]

A Tale of Two Halves

August 20, 2012

Luke 15 is one of the more famous chapters in the Bible, primarily because it contains the parable of the prodigal son, but the whole chapter goes together. In this chapter Jesus responds to objections by the scribes and Pharisees over who he is associating with by telling three stories. The three parables are all […]

How the Parables of Jesus Inform Art Making

March 19, 2012