Turning Your World Upside Down: Kingdom Priorities in the Parables of Jesus

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The parables of Jesus pose a striking challenge to current thinking about personal relationships, money, security, and success. They search our hearts and try our attitudes, showing us the truth about ourselves and pointing the way God wants us to go.

The parables confront our worldliness with the searching perspective of heaven -- all the while deepening our understanding of salvation and the priorities of Christ our King. In short, they turn ...

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Overview

The parables of Jesus pose a striking challenge to current thinking about personal relationships, money, security, and success. They search our hearts and try our attitudes, showing us the truth about ourselves and pointing the way God wants us to go.

The parables confront our worldliness with the searching perspective of heaven -- all the while deepening our understanding of salvation and the priorities of Christ our King. In short, they turn our world upside down.

Richard Phillips shows how as he explores Jesus' parables of the sower, the rich fool, the lost treasure, and many more in these thirteen chapters. Discussion questions help to make this book well suited to group or individual study.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875525792
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 1,446,368
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1. A Farmer Sowing Seed, Luke 8:1-18 1
2. The Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25-37 17
3. A Parable on Prayer, Luke 11:5-13 33
4. The Rich Fool, Luke 12:13-21 51
5. The Barren Fig Tree, Luke 13:1-9 67
6. The Mustard Seed and Yeast, Luke 13:18-21 81
7. The Great Banquet, Luke 14:15-24 95
8. Three Lost Treasures, Luke 15:1-32 109
9. The Shrewd Manager, Luke 16:1-13 125
10. The Rich Man and the Beggar, Luke 16:19-31 141
11. The Pharisee and the Tax Collector, Luke 18:9-14 157
12. The Returning King, Luke 19:11-27 173
13. The Wicked Tenants, Luke 20:9-19 189
Notes 205
Discussion Questions 211
Index of Scripture 223
Index of Subjects and Names 227
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