Parables

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Banquets and Beggars

Type: BOOK
Author: Poovey, W. A.

Dramas on six parables.

Book of Luke, The: Part 3 - Parables

Type: VHS
Author: New Media Bible

See the gospel of Luke read and acted out by real people on location in the Holy land. A great, engaging way to study the Gospel. Tape 3: Parables: The Mustard Seed; The Prodigal Son; Teachings; Entry Into Jericho.

Built Upon a Rock - Animated Stories from The Bible

Type: VHS
Author:

Jesus is asked to judge an ingeritance dispute, but instead he uses this divisive conflict between brothers to affirm the eternal ideals of His Beatitudes which He taught in the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus teaches the wronged brother to forgive and love his brother. All who follow Jesus must learn that what we own has little to do with who we are. Important ideals of stewardship and preparedness are emphasized through the parable of the House Built on Rock.

Connect: Life & Christian Faith for Young Teens Vol. 10 - Leader's Guide

Type: BOOK
Author: Cross, Jacobsen, Rasche, Saunders and Vickers

Curriculum for young teens. 14 sessions in each volume. Teacher book with reproducible student pages. Sessions (short and lively) address real issues of younger adolescents. Activities and preparation included. This issue: Will the real David stand up?; Shtick and God's funny ways.; Is life fair? The challenge of faithful living in an unfaithful world; The point of parables.

Father and Two Sons, A

Type: VHS
Author: American Bible Society

Contemporary musical translation of the Prodigal Son (like a music video), Luke 15:11-32, done in black/white on a horse ranch with a blues vocal track by Rory Block. For use with jr. and sr. High and college youth. Includes 24-page discussion guide. Explores a father's relationship with his children, includes the father's loving encounter with his older son who is reluctant to join in the celebration (beyond scripture).

Forgive Us our Debts - Animated Stories from The Bible

Type: VHS
Author:

Jesus instructs Peter to catch a fish where he'll find a coin in its mouth to pay the temple tax. Jesus teaches about a man who is forgiven his debt by the king and then casts another man, who owes him almost nothing, into prison. Includes great activity book.

Good Samaritan, The: The Story of the Good Neighbor

Type: BOOK
Author: Kramer, Janice

Luke 10:25-37 for children

Gospels, The

Type: BOOK
Author: Craddock, Fred B.

In this helpful volume, Mr. Craddock briefly introduces each of the 4 Gospels and sets the stage for the interpreter to begin work on specific texts. Building on this, he examines parable, miracle story, and other types of gospel materials, revealing his own method of extracting a message for today that is both scripturally sound and contemporarily relevant.

Hidden Treasure: Parables for Kids

Type: BOOK
Author: Freeman, Margaret N.

Uses modern-day parables to help kids become better acquainted with the Bible and its meaning for their lives. Each chapter has a story (parable), a memory verse, a Scripture reading, a brief meditation, prayer thoughts, and a hymn. For kids 9-12.

House on the Rock, The: A Parable About God's Word

Type: BOOK
Author: Latourette, Jane R.

Matthew 7:24-27 for children

Jon and the Little Lost Lamb: The Parable of the Good Shepherd

Type: BOOK
Author: Latourette, Jane R.

Luke 15:1-7 for children

Kingdom of Heaven - Animated Stories from The Bible

Type: VHS
Author:

A series of short stories including the sower and the seed, the wheat and the tares, and the parable of the ten virgins. Includes great activity book.

Living with the Parables: Jesus and the Reign of God - Mission and Social Change

Type: BOOK
Author: Parothers, J. Edward

Using the parables as a foundation, this book focuses on contemporary social issues such as racism, war, and care for the elderly. It is within this biblical framework that Christians can gain greater clarity regarding mission as productive of social change.

Miracles of Love, The: Music Video, Vol. 1

Type: VHS
Author:

Favorite songs from the video series 'The Animated Stories From The New Testament' including: The King is Born, John the Baptist, The Prodigal Son, The Good Samaritan, The Miracles of Jesus, Saul of Tarsus, and He is Risen.

Parables from Nature: Tape 3

Type: VHS
Author:

Corky the Crow (The Parable of the Wedding Garment): Corky disguises himself as a pigeon in order to sneak into a feast. Silly Excuses (The Parable of the Wedding Feast): Bobby Badger and his friends make up excuses to avoid attending a picnic.

Parables from Nature: Tape 4

Type: VHS
Author:

The Busy Bee (The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins); School Days in the Ocean (The Parable of the Talents); Dr. Retriever's Surprise (The Parable of the Sheep and Goats)

Parables from Nature: Tape 5

Type: VHS
Author:

Peppy the Pup (The Parable of the Prodigal Son): Tiring of his daily routine, Peppy decides to see the world. Chuckie Chipmunk (The Parable of the Good Samaritan): Chuckie gets a chance to help a squirrel and win his friendship.

Parables from Nature: Tape 6

Type: VHS
Author:

Bootsie the Lamb (The Parable of the Lost Sheep): Judy and her mother look everywhere for a lost toy lamb. The Feather that was Lost (The Parable of the Lost Coin): Dorothy Doe and her friends search for one lost peacock feather.
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