parables

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Treasure in a Field: Thoughts on Matthew 13.44

21 March 2010 Biblical Studies

I thought it would be nice to take a moment to look at the two possible interpretations of the parable in Matthew 13.44. I am indebted to Jack Wisdom, elder at Ecclesia and all-around exegetical ninja, whose sermon this morning highlighted two different interpretations of this parable.

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The Parable of the Lost Sheep (Luke 15:4–7)

29 March 2007 Biblical Studies

The Parable of the Lost Sheep is one of Jesus’ well-known parables. In Luke, it appears in chapter 15 as part of a triumvirate of parables—Lost Sheep, Lost Coin, Prodigal Son. Within the parable, there are three major players: The Shepherd The Lost Sheep The Ninety-Nine (Loyal) Sheep Typical interpretation of the parable makes Jesus […]

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