Preaching the Parables: From Responsible Interpretation to Powerful Proclamation

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A guide to preaching the parables that shows how to first interpret the parables, then proclaim their significance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801027499
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 693,550
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Craig L. Blomberg (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. He is the author or editor of more than ten books, including Jesus and the Gospels and Interpreting the Parables.

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Table of Contents

1 The parable of the prodigal sons and their father : Luke 15:11-32 33
2 Can I be saved without stewardship? : Luke 16:19-31 45
3 Who is my most important neighbor? : Luke 10:25-37 56
4 Can I be saved if I refuse to forgive others? : Matthew 18:23-35 70
5 Shrewd stewards : Luke 16:1-13 82
6 Let's play wedding, let's play funeral : Matthew 11:16-19 94
7 How do you hear? : Matthew 13:1-23 105
8 Seeds, weeds, and explosive growth : Matthew 13:24-43 118
9 The Kingdom of Heaven : priceless : Matthew 13:44-52 131
10 The basement of the hard rock cafe : Matthew 7:13-27 143
11 The parable of the recovering homosexual : Luke 18:9-14 156
12 Pray and persevere : Luke 18:1-8 169
13 The cost of discipleship : Luke 14:25-35 181
14 How to prepare for Christ's return : Matthew 24:43-25:30 192
15 Who really are the sheep and the goats? : Matthew 25:31-46 205
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