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Tag: Parables

Generosity
Jeff Munroe

The Stewardship of Pain

Read: Matthew 25:14-30 I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. (v. 25) A compelling nonfinancial interpretation of the parable of the talents comes from the

Generosity
Jeff Munroe

Do Something!

Read: Matthew 25:14-30 Enter into the joy of your master. (v. 21) The parable of the talents in Matthew 25 is one of the most often-used stewardship texts. I’ve heard of

Flannery O'Connor
Rev. David Bast

The Pearl of Great Price

Read: Matthew 13:44-46 What does it profit you if you gain the whole world and forfeit your life? Is there anything in the world that’s worth the price of your soul?

St. Jerome
Rev. David Bast

The Mustard Seed

Read: Matthew 13:31-33 How does the church grow; how does God’s kingdom come? Jesus’ parable of the Mustard Seed offers us a clue about the way God’s work advances in the

Parables
Rev. David Bast

The Song of the Vineyard

Read: Isaiah 5:1-7 An early passage from Isaiah offers a moving parable about God’s grace and human sin, a parable that Jesus himself found to be all too accurate a description