Monthly Archives: November 2016

Paying Taxes

Wednesday, Nov. 30                            Having already rejected Jesus as their Messiah, the Pharisees and chief Priests got their heads together to find a way to get Him arrested … Continue reading

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Fables

Tuesday, Nov. 29                                Aesop’s Fables are still popular after some 25 centuries!  Aesop was apparently a slave and a marvelous story teller.  He lived from … Continue reading

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The Wedding Banquet

Monday, Nov. 28                       Let me illustrate the importance of understanding culture by using the Parable of the Wedding Banquet.  Mt. 22:1-14.  Without any cultural background, it makes a nice … Continue reading

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The Wedding Banquet

Monday, Nov. 28                       Let me illustrate the importance of understanding culture by using the Parable of the Wedding Banquet.  Mt. 22:1-14.  Without any cultural background, it makes a nice … Continue reading

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Parables

Saturday, Nov. 26                                   A figure of speech uses something that is known to explain something not known.  The known sheds light on something … Continue reading

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Figures

Friday, Nov. 25                                    Roy Zuck in his book Basic Bible Interpretation cites (p.143) W. MacNiele Dixon’s evaluation of figures of speech: “If I … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Growing Seed

Thursday, Nov. 24            The little known parable of the Growing Seed is found only in Mark 4:26-29.  A man sows the seed and then does nothing, no cultivation, no water. nothing.  But over time it … Continue reading

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