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If Jesus Were a Therapist:Modern Parables for Emotional and Spiritual Health By Phil Hengen
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Was Jesus a therapist? Of course He was and is, because a therapist in the true sense of the word is one who is dedicated to helping people improve their lives by becoming holy and healthy, (which... More > ought to be one and the same). This book is based on the work and personal experience of Phil Hengen, a deacon and a therapist. In 52 short chapters, Phil has Jesus telling modern parables which Phil then uses to explain common sense principles of emotional and spiritual health. A review of the book in The St. Louis Review (August 25, 2006) says that it "is tightly written in simple, straight-forward, conversational prose, the material is spiced with funny and poignant ancedotes." It is a book for everyone, Christian or non-Christian, to read, enjoy and use.< Less
The Prophetic Parables of Matthew 13: New Testament Prophecy in the Teachings of Jesus Christ By A. W. Pink
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This superb Bible commentary by Christian teacher A. W. Pink narrates the thirteenth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew, identifying and discussing the prophecy within these words. An engaging and... More > thorough examination of its New Testament subject, A. W. Pink deftly navigates the parables and presents a convincing narrative. Supporting his viewpoint with quotations from other Biblical books, a picture forms of Matthew 13 as a text of immense meaning and spiritual significance for believers in Christ’s gospel and the ultimate destiny of all Christians. The author’s interpretation of the scripture is thought-provoking and refreshingly coherent throughout. Noted for his unique personality and gifts as a Biblical scholar, Arthur W. Pink composed numerous Bible analyses and other Christian texts. He spent most of his lifetime as an obscure teacher, who energetically wrote on subjects of faith. Following his death in 1952, a wellspring of interest and appreciation brought Pink posthumous prominence.< Less
Once Upon a Time: Parables of Jesus, Stories That Changed the World By Catherine Barry
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Storytelling has been around since the beginning of time. Can you just picture Adam and Eve sitting around and telling God about their day and the adventures they had in the Garden of Eden? It is how... More > we connect the past to the present, keeping the details of history alive into the future. Word pictures, intricately woven with descriptive words and phrases bring to life the events of the past, the details of a missed occasion or an object lesson to teach a child. “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” Robert McAfee Brown “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” Hannah Arendt Jesus is a great example of a masterful storyteller. Although all his stories were not based on an actual event, they were not fiction. There was nothing but truth in them. What skill! You now have the opportunity to become a great storyteller. Here are some tips to help you make the most of each parable and each class.< Less
Meeting Jesus At the Rock: A Parable of the Christian Life In Rock Climbing By Jay Neuman
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Rock climbing is a spiritual experience. Spending time in nature is spending time in God's cathedrals. The ones he has made with his own hands. This book started as an outline for a five day rock... More > climbing course and spiritual workshop. Each morning would start out with a rock climbing lesson. The group would then spend the day climbing and practicing the skills from that day's lesson. In the afternoon, there would be a time of life application and discussion. Then the book took on a life of its own. What started as a few spiritual lessons learned through interacting with God's creation became a parable for our life's journey through five stages of spiritual maturity. Along the way, it presents a roadmap to a deeper and more genuine Christian faith. This new version includes a 7-part bible study discussion guide - Seven Spiritual Principles of Rock Climbing.< Less
The Parable of the Wicked Mammon: The Truth of Scripture and Jesus Christ by a Martyr of the Reformation (Hardcover) By William Tyndale
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In this book William Tyndale, one of the most renowned religious scholars of the Reformation, writes his explanations of justification by faith. The Parable of the Wicked Mammon is the very first... More > work which carries William Tyndale's name. Selecting chapter sixteen from the Book of Luke as a basis, Tyndale explains crucial differences between emerging Protestant beliefs and the established Catholic system. By choosing this passage, Tyndale is able to explain justification and the fruits of it, thereby highlighting a central motivation behind the ensuing Reformation. Notably, this work sees the author acknowledge for the first time his new translation of the Biblical New Testament. Writing in part to blunt the blame levied upon the Protestant cause as being behind outbreaks of violence in Europe, Tyndale sought to frame his arguments in religious terms. By admitting his translation of the Bible, Tyndale reveals that he is opposed to keeping the scripture out of the hands of the common people.< Less
The Parable of the Wicked Mammon: The Truth of Scripture and Jesus Christ by a Martyr of the Reformation By William Tyndale
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In this book William Tyndale, one of the most renowned religious scholars of the Reformation, writes his explanations of justification by faith. The Parable of the Wicked Mammon is the very first... More > work which carries William Tyndale's name. Selecting chapter sixteen from the Book of Luke as a basis, Tyndale explains crucial differences between emerging Protestant beliefs and the established Catholic system. By choosing this passage, Tyndale is able to explain justification and the fruits of it, thereby highlighting a central motivation behind the ensuing Reformation. Notably, this work sees the author acknowledge for the first time his new translation of the Biblical New Testament. Writing in part to blunt the blame levied upon the Protestant cause as being behind outbreaks of violence in Europe, Tyndale sought to frame his arguments in religious terms. By admitting his translation of the Bible, Tyndale reveals that he is opposed to keeping the scripture out of the hands of the common people.< Less
Meeting Jesus at the Rock: A Parable of the Christian Life in Rock Climbing By Jay Neuman
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Rock climbing is a spiritual experience. Spending time in nature is spending time in God's cathedrals. The ones he has made with his own hands. This book started as an outline for a five day rock... More > climbing course and spiritual workshop. Each morning would start out with a rock climbing lesson. The group would then spend the day climbing and practicing the skills from that day's lesson. In the afternoon, there would be a time of life application and discussion. Then the book took on a life of its own. What started as a few spiritual lessons learned through interacting with God's creation became a parable for our life's journey through five stages of spiritual maturity. Along the way, it presents a roadmap to a deeper and more genuine Christian faith. This new version includes a 7-part bible study discussion guide - Seven Spiritual Principles of Rock Climbing.< Less
The Parables of Our Lord, Volume 2 By Louis Rushmore
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The Parables of Our Lord, Vol. 2 is a classbook of 13 lessons with fill-in-the-blank questions and discussion questions following each parable discussed. Thirteen lessons explain in plain words the... More > meaning of some of our Lord's most familiar parables. Several excellent resources cited help ensure a thorough and rewarding study. Illustrated. Includes crossword puzzles.< Less
The Parables of Our Lord, Volume 2 By Louis Rushmore
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The Parables of Our Lord, Vol. 2 is a classbook of 13 lessons with fill-in-the-blank questions and discussion questions following each parable discussed. Thirteen lessons explain in plain words the... More > meaning of some of our Lord's most familiar parables. Several excellent resources cited help ensure a thorough and rewarding study. Illustrated. Includes crossword puzzles.< Less
The Parables of Our Lord, Volume 1 By Louis Rushmore
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The Parables of Our Lord, Vol. 1 is a classbook of 13 lessons with fill-in-the-blank questions following each parable discussed. Lesson One introduces the nature of biblical parables and the... More > remaining 12 lessons explain in plain words the meaning of some of our Lord's most familiar parables. Several excellent resources cited help ensure a thorough and rewarding study.< Less