Jeremiah and the Parable of the Sower

Text: Matthew 13:3-9 One of the more well-known parables of Jesus is the parable of the sower. It is a simple parable – its basic point can be explained quickly, yet it teaches an important lesson. It is also one we can build upon to draw out other points. In this lesson, we are going to consider […]

The Wise and Foolish Virgins

Text: Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus often used parables to teach spiritual lessons using illustrations the people were familiar with. Many of these parables were about the kingdom – the parable of the wise and foolish virgins is one of them. This parable contains a warning for those of us in the church not to be like the […]

The Parable of the Talents

Text: Matthew 25:14-30 When Jesus taught, He often spoke in parables. These were illustrations using things with which the people would be familiar that were used to describe a spiritual truth. This lesson will look at the parable of the talents to see some lessons we can learn from it. Summary of the Parable Man leaves on […]

The Laborers in the Vineyard

Text: Matthew 20:1-16 Jesus often spoke in parables when He taught about the kingdom. In this parable, He explained the nature of His kingdom and the responsibility of its citizens. This lesson will examine six lessons we can learn from this parable. The Lord is Looking for Workers (v. 1) In the parable, the landowner […]

Taking Away the Seed

Text: Luke 8:12 How does Satan take away the seed of God’s word? “We can’t understand the Bible” “One interpretation is just as good as another” “I have (or my family has) always done/believed this” “Grace will cover our sins regardless of what we do”

Parable of the Talents

Text: Matthew 25:14-30 What are Talents? – abilities, resources, opportunities How Do We Increase our Talents? Abilities – 2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 5:11-14 Resources – Ephesians 4:28 Opportunities – Colossians 4:6; 1 Peter 2:12 Right & Wrong Attitudes Failure to Use our Talents Affects Others Alien sinners will not be taught – Romans 10:14-17 Fellow […]

Parable of the Sower

Text: Luke 8:4-8,11-15 The Unreceptive Heart – v. 12 The Immature Heart – v. 13 The Materialistic Heart – v. 14 The Honest and Good Heart – v. 15