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    The Parables of Jesus

    Today I Heard a broadcast about the Parables on the White Horse Inn Online. A Christ-centered message that is well worth listening to .... Recommended!

    What is the purpose of the parables? Some have argued that Jesus spoke in parables in order to reach the masses. But is that the true purpose of the parables as described in the Gospel accounts? What are the parables all about? Join the hosts as they discuss why Jesus taught in parables and what they mean. "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is in parables; so that they may indeed see but not perceive, and may indeed hear but not understand; lest they turn again, and be forgiven." (Mk 4:11-12).

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    Is the Old Testament for Christians? by Graeme Goldsworthy
    What Are We Looking For In The Bible? by Michael Horton
    Must I Learn To Interpret The Bible? by D.A. Carson
    "The Mystery of the Kingdom" Some notes on concepts from G.E. Ladd

    Preaching Christ in All of Scripture by Edmund P. Clowney

    Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture: by Graeme Goldsworthy

    According to Plan: by Graeme Goldsworthy

    Posted by John on November 18, 2005 05:22 PM


    Just heard the White Horse Inn program. Excellent interchange regarding Jesus' use of parables. Thanks for pointing it out John.

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