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Jesus explains to his listeners what is needed to gain salvation. His advice was important back then. What about today?
While dining at the home of a Pharisee, Jesus gives an illustration about a grand evening meal. He has an important lesson for all of God’s people. What is it?
Becoming a disciple of Christ is a serious responsibility. Jesus leaves no doubt about what is involved. Some would-be followers may be shocked by what he says.
The scribes and the Pharisees criticize Jesus for having dealings with common people. In response, Jesus uses illustrations to show how God views sinners.
What lessons can we learn from Jesus’ illustration of the prodigal son?
Jesus uses an illustration of a scheming, corrupt house manager to teach a surprising truth.
The key to understanding Jesus’ parable is identifying who the two main characters represent.
He highlights a quality that can help us to forgive even those who sin against us repeatedly.
What did Jesus mean when he said that those who exercise faith in him “will never die at all”?
Two key aspects of this event make it impossible even for Jesus’ opposers to deny the miracle.
The healed man shows appreciation not only to Jesus but also to someone else.
How will Christ’s presence be like lightning?
In his illustration of a wicked judge and a widow, Jesus stresses the value of a particular quality.
Jesus views young children very differently than his disciples do. Why?
What moves Jesus to say that it is easier for a camel to get through the eye of a sewing needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God?
How do the first become last and the last become first?
James and John ask for special positions in the Kingdom, but they are not alone.
How can the seemingly conflicting Bible accounts about Jesus healing a blind man near Jericho be harmonized?
What did Jesus mean when he said: “To everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away”?