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Parables: Understanding the Stories Jesus Told

Parables: Understanding the Stories Jesus Told

by Simon J. Kistemaker

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801063916
Pages: 272
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-22
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Among the most-loved stories in Scripture are the parables of Jesus. Taken from real life, the parables conveyed spiritual truth and communicated the message of salvation in simple, everyday language. This new, updated version of The Parables of Jesus sheds light on the parables and the parabolic sayings found in the Synoptic Gospels. Each story is examined in light of its historical setting and cultural implications, and then applied to the Christian life today. The entire text of each story is given first, followed by commentary and an explanation of the unique characteristics...