Parables

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Eternal Rewards – Mat 19:27-20:16

Eternal Rewards 28 March 2021 AM – Matthew 19:27-20:16 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: One morning Marion Gilbert opened the door to get the newspaper and was surprised to see a strange little dog with her paper in his mouth. Delighted with this unexpected “delivery service,” She fed him some treats. The following morning […]

The House on the Rock – Luke 6:46-49

The House on the Rock 21 March 2021 AM – Luke 6:46-49 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: I have helped build several houses from foundation to finish. It is a rewarding work. In every home we built, the foundation was the most important part. Read Luke 6:46-49. Transition: As we study this parable, I […]

The Rich Fool – Luke 12:13-21

The Rich Fool 14 March 2021 AM – Luke 12:13-21 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Your gold may impress others, but not God. He uses gold as bitumen on the streets of heaven. There is more to life than money! Transition: In our text, I find three important statements about life that Jesus said […]

Parables on Prayer – Luke 11:1-13

Parables on Prayer 7 March 2021 AM – Luke 11:1-13 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Years ago, E. M. Bounds wrote, “What the Church needs today is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use—men of prayer, men mighty in prayer.” An […]

The Good Samaritan – Luke 10:25-37

The Good Samaritan 28 February 2021 AM – Luke 10:25-37 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: On one occasion, a religious lawyer or a Jewish Bible scholar asked Jesus a question to tempt or test His theology. Follow along as I read the account in Luke 10:25-28.             After hearing Jesus’ answer, we read … […]

The Unforgiving Servant – Mat 18:21-35

The Unforgiving Servant 14 February 2021 AM – Matthew 18:21-35 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Sadly, forgiveness is foreign to many homes today, even Christian homes. Parents are critical of others. They constantly blame others for faults. They never admit their own faults. They never forgive others. Bitterness rules. Unhappiness reigns. Unfortunately, this sinful […]

The Net and Householder – Mat 13.47-52

The Net and Householder 7 February 2021 AM – Matthew 13:47-52 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Before Jesus returned to heaven, He commanded believers saying, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all […]

The Treasure and the Pearl – Mat 13.44-46

The Treasure and the Pearl 31 January 2021 AM – Matthew 13:44-46 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Read text. Good commentators are divided on the interpretation of these two parables. Warren Wiersbe explains, “The common interpretation of this parable is that the sinner finds Christ and gives up all that he possesses to gain […]

Mustard & Leaven Parables – Mat 13:31-35

Mustard & Leaven Parables 24 January 2021 AM – Matthew 13:31-35 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: The parables before us today have been interpreted in many ways; therefore, we must proceed carefully. We must interpret the terms consistently with the other parables in this chapter as well as similar terms elsewhere in the Bible. […]