NT252 Parables of Jesus

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The parables of Jesus are colorful, startling, and often confusing. In this course, Dr. Dan Doriani explains this unique narrative type and walks you through proper interpretation of the parables, examining their images, themes, and applications for modern readers.

The Purpose of Parables

Introducing the Speaker

Introducing the Speaker

1m
The Nature of Parables

The Nature of Parables

10m
Searching for Parables in the New Testament with Search Fields

Searching for Parables in the New Testament with Search Fields

4m
A Modern-Day Parable

A Modern-Day Parable

3m
How Parables Work

How Parables Work

3m
The Development of Jesus’ Teaching

The Development of Jesus’ Teaching

8m

Parables Describing the Kingdom of God

Using a Custom Guide to View Translations of Parabolē

Using a Custom Guide to View Translations of Parabolē

8m
The Parable of the Sower: A Paradigm

The Parable of the Sower: A Paradigm

7m
The Parable of the Sower: Its Meaning

The Parable of the Sower: Its Meaning

8m
Opposition and Growth in the Kingdom of God

Opposition and Growth in the Kingdom of God

11m
Using the Bible Sense Lexicon to Find Different Referents of a Word

Using the Bible Sense Lexicon to Find Different Referents of a Word

4m
The Value of the Kingdom of God

The Value of the Kingdom of God

5m

Parables about Life in the Kingdom of God

Understanding Jesus’ Parables in Matthew 13

Understanding Jesus’ Parables in Matthew 13

7m
Greatness in the Kingdom

Greatness in the Kingdom

4m
Studying the Kingdom with the Bible Word Study Guide

Studying the Kingdom with the Bible Word Study Guide

5m
Living in the Kingdom: Confrontation and Forgiveness

Living in the Kingdom: Confrontation and Forgiveness

10m
Living in the Kingdom: Mercy

Living in the Kingdom: Mercy

10m
Living in the Kingdom: Grace

Living in the Kingdom: Grace

8m
The Unfairness of Grace

The Unfairness of Grace

8m

Parables of Confrontation

Jesus’ Gracious Call to the Kingdom

Jesus’ Gracious Call to the Kingdom

3m
Symbolic Acts and Words

Symbolic Acts and Words

6m

Parables of Instruction about the Future

Taking Away the Kingdom of God

Taking Away the Kingdom of God

5m
The Destruction of the Temple

The Destruction of the Temple

4m
The Return of Jesus

The Return of Jesus

13m

Parables of Discipleship

Creating and Searching Custom Theological Collections

Creating and Searching Custom Theological Collections

6m
Loving Your Neighbor

Loving Your Neighbor

10m
Comparing Parable Accounts with Gospel Harmonies

Comparing Parable Accounts with Gospel Harmonies

7m
Becoming a “Neighbor”

Becoming a “Neighbor”

6m
Jesus’ Role in the Parable of the Good Samaritan

Jesus’ Role in the Parable of the Good Samaritan

5m
A Parable about Prayer

A Parable about Prayer

7m
Being Confident in Prayer

Being Confident in Prayer

7m
Using Sympathetic Highlighting to Identify and Search Greek Forms

Using Sympathetic Highlighting to Identify and Search Greek Forms

6m
Prayer and the Unjust Judge

Prayer and the Unjust Judge

2m
A Parable about Money

A Parable about Money

6m
Storing Up Riches on Earth

Storing Up Riches on Earth

6m
Being Rich toward God

Being Rich toward God

5m
A Parable about Two Monks

A Parable about Two Monks

4m
Lessons from the Parable about Two Monks

Lessons from the Parable about Two Monks

4m
The Parable of the Unjust Steward

The Parable of the Unjust Steward

3m
A Proper Perspective on Money

A Proper Perspective on Money

8m
Using the Power Lookup Tool to Find Lexical Entries on “Mammon”

Using the Power Lookup Tool to Find Lexical Entries on “Mammon”

4m
Parables about Friendship and Association

Parables about Friendship and Association

8m
Invitation to the Kingdom of God

Invitation to the Kingdom of God

5m
Membership in the Kingdom of God

Membership in the Kingdom of God

11m
The Cost of Discipleship

The Cost of Discipleship

6m
Rejoicing When the Lost Are Found

Rejoicing When the Lost Are Found

5m
The Parable of the Lost Sons

The Parable of the Lost Sons

8m
Using the Cited By Tool to Look Up Background Information

Using the Cited By Tool to Look Up Background Information

5m
The Welcoming Father and the Older Son

The Welcoming Father and the Older Son

7m
Finding Ourselves in the Parable of the Lost Sons

Finding Ourselves in the Parable of the Lost Sons

10m

Parables of Repentance

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

8m
The Power of Parables

The Power of Parables

9m
The Theme of Repentance in Luke’s Gospel

The Theme of Repentance in Luke’s Gospel

5m
Finding Different Greek Words Used for “Repent”

Finding Different Greek Words Used for “Repent”

6m
Repent While There Is Time

Repent While There Is Time

5m

Conclusion

A Change of Heart

A Change of Heart

5m
Living Jesus’ Stories

Living Jesus’ Stories

2m