The Sower

Matthew 13:1-9, Mark 4: 1-9, Luke 8: 4-8 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea.  And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat there; and the whole crowd stood on the beach.  And he told them many things in parables, saying:…

The Builders

Matt 7: 24-27  Luke 6: 47-49   “Every one then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock;  and the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, but it did not fall, because…

The Parables Project Introduction

One Easter, I bought a children's book of the New Testament parables to read aloud to the kids.  All went well until they started asking questions.  Well, really, one question.  After each parable they'd say, "What does that mean?" I wasn't sure what they meant.  Some of the stories were very odd.  I searched for…