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By Pastor Earl Herr
Correspondent 

Thought for the Week

Parables

 

Illustration by John McConahy

Scriptures to Read:

Isaiah 6:8-13

St. Matthew 13:9-16 & 34-35

Psalm 78:1-7

St. Mark 4:9-12

St. Luke 8:8d-10

St. Mark 4:33-41

Revelation 2:1-7

I would like us to look at some of the parables of Jesus. We will not attempt all of them since there are 30 or more. They are varied in a number of ways and of course each is important but we will only look at a few during this effort. First, we should ask some questions: What is a parable? Why did Jesus use them so often? First, the word parable is a compound word from the Greek: Para = alongside, and bola = throw. So, the meaning is to throw so...



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