Parable of the Prodigal Son

This is Part 12 in a series about reclaiming the true meaning of Jesus’ teachings (Part 11 here). Today I’ll cover The Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32). The Parable There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, "Father, give me my share of the estate." So he divided his property between them.… Continue reading Parable of the Prodigal Son

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Parables of the Lost

This is Part 11 in a series about reclaiming the true meaning of Jesus’ teachings (Part 10 here). Today I’ll cover The Parable of the Lost Sheep (Luke 15:4-7) and The Parable of the Lost Coin (Luke 15:8-10). The Parables Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open… Continue reading Parables of the Lost

Parable of the Faithful Servant

This is Part 7 in a series about reclaiming the true meaning of Jesus’ teachings (Part 6 here). Today I’ll cover The Parable of the Faithful Servant (Luke 12:35-48 and also similar texts in Matthew 24:42-51 and Mark 13:32-37). The Parable Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that… Continue reading Parable of the Faithful Servant