Christ's Object Lessons

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Pacific Press Publishing Company, 1900 - 436 pages
This is an attractive grouping of the parable teaching of Christ. It links divine truth with common things and incidents which is a prominent characteristic of Him who taught as never man taught. In this book the author has developed and illustrated in a beautiful way Christ's teachings. An excellent book for Sabbath-school teachers and all who wish to know Christ's method of teaching. - Teaching in Parables. The Sower. Growth by God's Power. The Tares. A Grain of Mustard Seed. Other Lessons from Seed Sowing. Like Unto Leaven. Hidden Treasure. The Pearl of Great Price. The Net. Things New and Old. Asking to Give. Two Worshipers. The Power of Prayer. This Man Receiveth Sinners. The Prodigal Son .The Barren Fig Tree. Into the Highways and Hedges. The Measure of Forgiveness. Gain that is Loss. The Rich Man and Lazarus. Saying and Doing .The Lord's Vinyard. Without a Wedding Garment. Talents. The Mammon of Unrighteousness. Who Is My Neighbor?. The Reward of Grace. The Ten Virgins. The Marriage Feast (poetry). Scriptural Index. General Index
 

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Very good book. Gave me a totally different view about Jesus' message through His parables. Strongly recommended for any one who wants to know more about Christ.

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Page 166 - And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me (Gk.
Page 274 - But what think ye ? A certain man had two sons ; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. He answered and said, I will not; but afterward he repented, and went. And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir; and went not. Whether of them twain did the will of his father?
Page 142 - And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him?
Page 401 - But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny? 14 Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. 15 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good? 16 So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.
Page 81 - For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called : but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: that no flesh should glory in His presence.
Page 36 - Behold, a sower went forth to sow ; and when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up : some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth : and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth : and when the sun was up, they were scorched ; and because they had no root, they withered away.
Page 52 - He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
Page 146 - Will a man rob God ? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.
Page 284 - Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
Page 266 - Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets ; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham : but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And he said unto him. If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

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