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The Parables

Jesus's Friendly Subversive Speech
  • By Douglas D. Webster
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A comprehensive study of Jesus' parables that emphasizes personal reflection and application

Jesus' parables used familiar situations to convey deep spiritual truths in ways that are provocative and subversive of the status quo. Prayerfulness was pictured by a persistent widow. The joy of salvation in the homecoming of a lost son. Love of neighbor by a marginalized Samaritan. If we're not careful, we can easily miss details in the parables that reveal their subtle meanings as well as their contemporary relevance.

Drawing on scholarship on the parables as well as theological, pastoral, and practical insights, Douglas Webster guides the reader through each of Jesus' parables, pointing out the important nuances that allow us to understand them and be transformed by them. Reflection questions at the end of each chapter can be used for personal or group study, and an appendix for pastors provides guidance for preaching the parables. Pastors, Bible teachers, and serious students of Scripture will find this tour through Jesus' parabolic teaching to be a feast for both the mind and the soul.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780825446900
    • Manufacturer: Kregel Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9780825446900
    • Publication Date: 03/01/2021
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Douglas D. Webster
    • Width: 1.00 inches
    • Height: 1.00 inches
    • Length: 1.00 inches
    • Weight: 1.00 pounds
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