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Sadie, the Prayer Dog Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce M. McKenzie http://www.patheos.com/Progressive-Christian/Sadie-Prayer-Dog-Alyce-McKenzie-02-25-2013 As a Lenten text, Luke 13:1-9, encourages us to heed Jesus' urgent call to repentance and not miss out on joy we are missing. Lent is a good time to repent and head toward God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Patheos Author: Alyce M. McKenzie

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The Power of Persistence, Part 2 Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce McKenzie http://www.patheos.com/Progressive-Christian/Power-Persistence-Alyce-McKenzie-10-22-2013 This commentary on Luke 18:9-14 focuses on the tax collector’s prayer, focusing on the difference between the genuine humility through which God can work and the self-loathing that keeps us from trusting God to work. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Patheos Author: Alyce McKenzie

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Parables of Our Lord Study Guide https://www.blueletterbible.org/study/pnt/pnt06.cfm This study resource lists the parables of Jesus by text, location, and lesson. Resource type: Study Guide Source: Blue Letter Bible

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Parable Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/6183-weekly_sermon_illustration_parable_ Frederick Buechner says most of Jesus’ parables have “a kind of sad fun” about them, and "with parables and jokes both, if you've got to have them explained, don't bother." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Day1 Author: Frederick Buechner

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Parables in the Old Testament Article https://www.blueletterbible.org/study/parallel/paral08.cfm This list of parables recorded in the Old Testament lists the parable, where it was spoken, and the scriptural reference. Resource type: Article Source: Blue Letter Bible

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Parables of the Generous One Article by John Navone http://www.hprweb.com/2014/12/parables-of-the-generous-one/ John Navone comments on a number of the parables of Jesus, drawing out the common theme of God as generous giver of all good gifts. Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: John Navone

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Parable of the Pearl of Great Price Sermon (Complete) by Murdo Ewen MacDonald http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/03341-2 This audio-recorded sermon on Matthew 13:45-46 and joy is the first of a five-part series on the parables of Jesus. "The main emphasis in Christianity is not on what we lose but what we actually gain." Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) Author: Murdo Ewen MacDonald

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The Pope, a Parable, and Perspective Article by Terrance Klein https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2013/09/26/pope-parable-and-perspective This article by Terrace Klein is about how parables and correct teachings of the church are meant to change our perspective. This is appropriate for Amos 6:1,4-7, 1 Timothy 6:11-16, and Luke 16:19-31 Resource type: Article Source: America Magazine Author: Terrance Klein

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Parable of the Talents and Capitalism Commentary/Exegesis by John Kavanaugh http://liturgy.slu.edu/33OrdA111917/theword_embodied.html This parable is not about capitalism. A talent represents the bounty of life, as well as the gift of faith. It is incumbent upon us to invest our gifts to further the kingdom, not hide them.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: John Kavanaugh

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Parable of the Unforgiving Servant Sermon Starter/Outline by L. Gregory Jones https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/parable-unforgiving-servant In Gregory Jones' sermon starter on Matthew 18:21-35, for Peter's question about how many times to forgive, and the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, the lesson is that forgiveness is to be our way of life. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The High Calling Author: L. Gregory Jones

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Resurrection Apprehension: Lots of Ideas to Calm Those Easter Sermon Fears Article by Louis E. Lotz https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1991/resurrection-apprehension-lots-ideas-calm-those-easter-sermon-fears Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension, but Louis E. Lotz helps by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts. Resource type: Article Source: Reformed Worship Author: Louis E. Lotz

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Parable of the Talents, Cleverness, and Risk-Taking Commentary/Exegesis by John J. Pilch http://liturgy.slu.edu/33OrdA111917/theword_cultural.html Believers who can suspend their view of this parable as presenting strategies for fund raising or developing personal abilities and adopt instead the peasant view will have much to think about regarding cleverness and risk-taking. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: John J. Pilch

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Full Text Hymns on Parables In Parables the Lord doth shewPD
Parable of the sowerPD
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Parable of the Talents Sermon (Complete) by Judy Kincaid http://asermonforeverysunday.com/sermons/a52-twenty-fourth-sunday-pentecost-year In this sermon on the Parable of Talents, Dr Kincaid shares a childhood story of preparing a meal with her siblings in order to explain that Jesus' parable is not about money or ability, but trust. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: A Sermon for Every Sunday Author: Judy Kincaid

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Parable of the Fruitless Fig Tree Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome http://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/arts-and-faith-for-lent/cycle-c/arts-and-faith-week-3-of-lent-cycle-c ... homage to orthodox icons, Alexey Pismenny depicts the "Parable of the Fruitless Fig Tree" in a composition ... scenes calls us to conversion, just like the parable told to those hearing the words of... Resource type: Image Source: Loyola Press Author: Daniella Zsupan-Jerome

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Parable (mustard seeds) Image by Paul Roorda http://gallery.paulroorda.com/mixed-media/Parable_Mustard_Seeds_processed This contemporary art piece by Peter Roorda depicst Jesus' parable of the mustard seed from Matthew 13:31–32, Mark 4:30–32 and Luke 13:18–19. It uses Mustard seeds, paper, thread and beeswax. Resource type: Image Source: gallery.paulroorda.com Author: Paul Roorda

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Parables: Inside and Out Sermon (Complete) by Euan Marley O.P. http://torch.op.org/torch/parables-inside-and-out Fr Euan Marley calls on us to understand that we are to live in Christ's parables in this sermon on Isaiah 55:10-11, Matthew 13:1-52, and Romans 8:18-23. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Torch Author: Euan Marley O.P.

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Parable of the Lost Sheep Image by David Martin http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=112761&referrer=preachingandworship.org This engraving by Otto Elliger depicts Jesus’ parable of the lost sheep, with a shepherd leaving ninety-nine sheep to go in search of the one that is lost Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: David Martin

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Parable of the Weeds Image by Samuel Wesley http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=13760&referrer=preachingandworship.org Jesus tells the Parable of the Weeds as the action takes place in the background. Engraved by John Sturt (1658–1730) Resource type: Image Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Author: Samuel Wesley

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Parables: Stories Jesus Told Children's Sermon by Mary Hoffman http://storypath.upsem.edu/parables-stories-jesus-told/ In this picture book Mary Hoffman tells the story of eight of Jesus' parables for ages 4+, followed by her explanation of the parable's meaning. Resource type: Children's Sermon Source: Storypath Author: Mary Hoffman

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Parables: Portals to Another World Sermon Illustration by Walter Wink http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1996/december/409.html "Parables are not illustrations. . . they are the jeweled portals of another world." This is a sermon illustration by Walter Wink exploring the characteristics of parables, appropriate for John 14:24, Matthew 13:35, and Luke 8:10. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Walter Wink

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