Parables

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The Great Banquet – Luke 14:15-24

The Great Banquet 2 May 2021 AM – Luke 14:15-24 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: In the preceding context, Jesus told a dinner host that he should not invite his friends who could repay his kindness. Rather, he should invite the disabled who could not repay him. Jesus assured him that on Judgment Day […]

The Need to be Fruitful – Luke 13:1-9

The Need to be Fruitful 25 April 2021 AM – Luke 13:1-9 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: Read Luke 13:1-9. I recently planted our winter vegetable garden. I fortified the ground with nutrients. I chose what to plant. I chose where to plant each plant. I water the plants. I pulled a couple of […]

A Forgiven Sinner – Luke 7:36-50

A Forgiven Sinner 18 April 2021 AM – Luke 7:36-50 – Parables21 – Scott Childs Introduction: There are two kinds of seriously sick people. One feels sick all over and is so miserable that he or she cannot hide it. The other may have cancer or some other disease and not even know it. In […]

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 […]