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Parables – Part 3: The Parable of Dirty Windows

A parable is literally something “cast alongside” a truth in order to illustrate that truth. The website Got Questions labels the 35+ parables that Jesus told as “inspired comparisons “and then adds that a common description of a parable is: “an … Continue reading

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Parables – Part 2: The Parable of the Carrot

A parable is literally something “cast alongside” a truth in order to illustrate that truth. The website Got Questions labels the 35+ parables that Jesus told as “inspired comparisons”and then adds that a common description of a parable is: “an … Continue reading

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Parables – Part 1: The Story of the Lost Fred

Today begins a new series of posts called Parables. As I planned the series, a phrase from my childhood popped into my head: “A parable is an earthly story with a heavenly meaning.” I decided to research the word and … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Telling Our Stories (Matt. 13: 11-14 MSG)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage, Jesus teaches us to tell … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Carrot

Living as Apprentices Gardeners know that root vegetables thrive in cold weather.  However, did you know that root vegetables, like carrots, have to endure the stress of several intense freezes to create the best taste. In fact, Chef Dan Barber reports, … Continue reading

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