The Great Judgment

The Great Judgment (…or The Least Of These) “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no...

The Wedding Banquet

“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son, and sent his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding feast, but they would not come. Again he sent other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who are invited, “See, I have...

The Wicked Tenants

“What do you think? A man had two sons. And he went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’ And he answered, ‘I will not,’ but afterward he changed his mind and went. And he went to the other son and said the same. And he answered, ‘I go,...

The Talents

He said to him, ‘I will condemn you with your own words, you wicked servant! You knew that I was a severe man, taking what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow? Why then did you not put my money in the bank, and at my coming I might have collected it with...

The Vineyard Laborers

‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Did you not agree with me for a denarius? Take what belongs to you and go. I choose to give to this last worker as I give to you. Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or do you begrudge my generosity?’ So the...

The Prodigal Son

It was fitting to celebrate and be glad, for this your brother was dead, and is alive; he was lost, and is found.’” (Luke 15:32 ESV) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Prodigal-Son.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The Big Idea: These are...

The Rich Fool

And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.”’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ So is the one who lays up treasure...

The Friend at Midnight

I tell you, though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, yet because of his impudence he will rise and give him whatever he needs. (Luke 11:5)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Friend-Midnight.m4aPodcast:...

The Good Samaritan

Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.” ((Luke 10:25-37)   ...

The Unforgiving Servant

And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and forgave him the debt. (Matthew 18:27)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-Unforgiving-Servant.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS    This is going to be a lesson...

The Lost Sheep

What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the...

Coin in the Fish’s Mouth

From whom do kings of the earth take toll or tax? From their sons or from others?” And when he said, “From others,” Jesus said to him, “Then the sons are free. (Matthew 17:26)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-fishy-coin.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe:...

The Net

“The kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind.” (Matthew 13:47) “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind. When it was full, men drew it ashore and sat...

The Treasure

…in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” (Matthew 13:44) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-treasure.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The parable of the hidden treasure is perhaps the most misunderstood parable...

The Weeds

The WEEDS “Let both grow together until the harvest” (Matthew 13:30)   http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-weeds.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be...

The Seed

The Seed “…the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself…” (Mark 4:27) http://www.missiodei.co/podcasting/parables-seed.m4aPodcast: DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   Tonight we are looking at another parable of the kingdom....

The Sower

The Sower “He who has ears, let him hear.” (Matthew 13:9)   And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where...

Introduction

  All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet: “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the...