The Parables of Jesus Series | Parable of The Faithful and Sensible Servants

The next parable we will be looking at is the parable of the faithful and sensible servants. This parable can be found in Matthew 25:45-51. It reads; 45 “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. 46 If the master returns and finds …

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Guest Post | Four Life-Lifting Affirmations for Believers

To ‘affirm’ is to declare it so; it is a positive declaration that validates what we believe to be true. In short, an affirmation is our truth.“Let the weak say ‘I am strong’”, declares the prophet Joel (Joel 3:10).It cannot fail, it cannot be untrue, and there is no element of capriciousness to it. We …

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The Parables of Jesus Series | Parable of the Shrewd Manager

The third parable Jesus gave about wealth is the parable of the shrewd manager. This parable is also referred to as the parable of the dishonest manager and it is found in Luke 16:1-13. It reads; 16 Jesus told this story to his disciples: “There was a certain rich man who had a manager handling his affairs. …

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The Parables of Jesus Series | Parable of the Proud Pharisee and the Corrupt Tax Collector

The second parable in the Jesus' teaching on humility is the Parable of the Proud Pharisee and the Corrupt Tax Collector. This parable is found in Luke 18:9-14. It reads; 9 Then Jesus told this story to some who had great confidence in their own righteousness and scorned everyone else: 10 “Two men went to the Temple to …

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The Parables of Jesus Series | Parable of the Good Samaritan

The fourth category of teaching parables Jesus gave, is the parables about neighbours. Using the story of the good Samaritan, Jesus Christ taught us who our neighbour is and how to serve our neighbour. This parable is found in Luke 10:30-37 30 Jesus replied with a story: “A Jewish man was traveling from Jerusalem down to Jericho, …

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GUEST POST | A HALF-STEP TOWARD GOD

The woman who touched Jesus’s garment to be healed had an imperfect, almost superstitious faith. But it was genuine, and it was directed toward the right Person. Jesus therefore healed her. This is a beautiful picture of the helpless sinner receiving salvation, even though his faith is faltering and limited in knowledge. In 1957 Watson …

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