I. Teaching Parables


A. About the Kingdom of God
1. The Soils (Matthew 13:3- 8; Mark 4:4- 8; Luke 8:5- 8)
2. The Weeds (Matthew 13:24- 30)
3. The Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:31, 32; Mark 4:30- 32; Luke 13:18, 19)
4. The Yeast (Matthew 13:33; Luke 13:20,21)
5. The Treasure (Matthew 13:44)
6. The Pearl (Matthew 13:45, 46)
7. The Fishing Net (Matthew 13:47- 50)
8. The Growing Wheat (Mark 4:26- 29)

B. About Service and Obedience
1. The Workers in the Harvest (Matthew 20:1- 16)
2. The Loaned Money (Matthew 25:14- 30)
3. The Nobleman’s Servants (Luke 19:11- 27)
4. The Servant’s Role (Luke 17:7- 10)

C. About Prayer
1. The Friend at Midnight (Luke 11:5- 8)
2. The Unjust Judge (Luke 18:1- 8)

D. About Neighbors
1. The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30- 37)

E. About Humility
1. The Wedding Feast (Luke 14:7- 11)
2. The Proud Pharisee and the Corrupt Tax Collector (Luke 18:9- 14)

F. About Wealth
1. The Rich Fool (Luke 12:16- 21)
2. The Great Festival (Luke 14:16- 24)
3. The Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1- 9)

 

II. Gospel Parables


A. About God’s Love
1. The Lost Sheep (Matthew 18:12- 14; Luke 15:3- 7)
2. The Lost Coin (Luke 15:8- 10)
3. The Lost Son (Luke 15:11- 32)

B. About Thankfulness
1. The Forgiven Debts (Luke 7:41- 43)

 

III. Parables of Judgment and the Future

A. About Christ’s Return
1. The Ten Bridesmaids (Matthew 25:1- 13)
2. The Wise and Faithful Servants (Matthew 24:45- 51; Luke 12:42- 48)
3. The Traveling Owner of the House (Mark 13:34- 37)

B. About God’s Values
1. The Two Sons (Matthew 21:28- 32)
2. The Evil Farmers (Matthew 21:33, 34; Mark 12:1- 9; Luke 20:9- 16)
3. The Unproductive Fig Tree (Luke 13:6- 9)
4. The Wedding Feast (Matthew 22:1- 14)
5. The Unforgiving Servant (Matthew 18:23- 35)