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Parables

The Parable of the Hidden Treasure

June 30, 2019 • John Staples

The Kingdom is the most valuable thing we could pursue. The Kingdom is only valuable if there is an immediate personal response.

The Parable of the Sower

June 30, 2019 • John Staples

Our hearts are planted to produce something. Is your heart planted in good soil to produce eternal fruit?

The Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard

June 16, 2019 • John Staples

The operative principle of the Kingdom of God is based on grace and not merit.

The Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector

June 9, 2019 • John Staples

Would you rather live a life being right or would you rather live a life making a difference? Fix your eyes on Christ to lessen the “I” mind set.

The Parable of the Rich Fool

May 26, 2019 • John Staples

The world screams for us to focus on me, myself, and I. We must love the Creator more than the created things and seek outside of ourselves to find real joy.

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

May 19, 2019 • John Staples

God has forgiven us of our massive debt and shown us forgiveness. Forgiven people forgive people.

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

May 12, 2019 • John Staples

When we focus more on our schedule than people we lose. When we chose to focus on our differences over love we fail. We are to love one another.

The Parable of the Dishonest Manager

May 5, 2019 • John Staples

How we live now will impact how we live for eternity. Use the resources of this world to help others for the sake of the Kingdom.

The Parable of the Persistent Widow

April 28, 2019 • John Staples

Patience with persistence will produce perseverance. Fearing God and caring for people will grow our faith .