The Parables of Jesus [NOOK Book]


An easily read treatment of the parables that emphasizes each parable's meaning and its application in your life today.
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The Parables of Jesus

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An easily read treatment of the parables that emphasizes each parable's meaning and its application in your life today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575675671
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/5/1983
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 376,951
  • File size: 382 KB

Meet the Author

JAMES MONTGOMERY BOICE (1938-2000) (A.B., Harvard University; B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary; D.Th., University of Basel, Switzerland; D.D., Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church) was speaker on the worldwide radio ministry of the Bible Study Hour and pastor of historic Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. His titles include Jesus on Trial and The Doctrines of Grace. He was married to Linda Ann Boice, who continues to teach at the high school they co-founded.
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Table of Contents


Preface / 9

Parables of the Kingdom

1. The Seed and the Soil (Matthew 13:1-23) / 13

2. The Work of the Enemy (Matthew 13:24-43) / 21

3. People of the Kingdom (Matthew 13:44-46) / 29

4. God's Kingdom Consummated (Matthew 13:47-52) / 37

Parables of Salvation

5. A Lost Sheep, a Lost Coin, a Lost Son (Luke 15:1-32) / 47

6. Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) / 57

7. Come to the Banquet (Matthew 22:1-14) / 65

8. The Narrow Door of Salvation (Luke 13:22-30) / 75

9. The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18:9-14) / 83

Parables of Wisdom and Folly

10. Five Foolish Women and Their Friends (Matthew 25:1-13) / 95

11. The Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21) / 103

12. A Shrewd Man of the World (Luke 16:1-9) / 111

13. Wise and Foolish Builders (Luke 6:46-49) / 121

Parables of the Christian Life

14. A Tale of Two Sons (Matthew 21:28-32) / 131

15. Two Stories About Lamps (Luke 8:16-18; 11:33-36) / 139

16. The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) / 147

17. On Not Giving Up (Luke 11:5-13; 18:1-8) / 157

18. On Being Thankful (Luke 7:36-50) / 167

Parables of Judgment

19. A Wretched Man's Wretched End (Matthew 18:21-35) / 179

20. The Wicked Trustee (Matthew 21:33-46) / 189

21. Unprofitable Servants and Unprofitable Goats (Matthew 25:14-46) / 199

22. The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) / 209

General Index / 217

Scripture Index / 223

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    highly recommended

    Lots of information about the parables that are not a reader doesn't see by just reading about them.
    Indepth analysis is included by this writer on each one of the parables.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 4, 2011

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