The Parables of Jesus

The Parables of Jesus

  • TV-G
  • 1969
  • 1 Season

In this series, theologian R.C. Sproul explains the meaning and themes of the parables taught by Jesus in the Christian New Testament. Topics include the Parable of the Talents, the parable of the Prodigal Son, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and the parable of the Rich Fool. The series is available for streaming via Amazon Prime.

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Parable of the Talents
12. Parable of the Talents
December 12, 2012
What would you do if you were given money to invest on behalf of another? In the final part of this series, R.C. Sproul explains Jesus' call for stewardship and diligence.
Parable of the Wise & Foolish Virgins
11. Parable of the Wise & Foolish Virgins
December 12, 2012
Ten virgins were invited to a wedding, but only five were allowed to enter. In the eleventh part of this series, R.C. Sproul teaches on what he considers to be the scariest of all of Jesus' parables.
Parable of the Prodigal Son
10. Parable of the Prodigal Son
December 12, 2012
Loved by all who hear it, The Parable of the Prodigal Son is a story about estrangement and reconciliation. In the tenth part of this series, R.C. Sproul shares why this story paints a picture of the gospel and should be heard again and again.
Parable of the Good Samaritan
9. Parable of the Good Samaritan
December 12, 2012
The Parable of the Good Samaritan is one of Jesus' best known parables. In the ninth part of this series, R.C. Sproul explains why this story was so controversial and how it instructs us today.
Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
8. Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
December 12, 2012
If we don't forgive others, how can we expect God to forgive us? In the eighth part of this series, R.C. Sproul reminds us from the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant that Christians should be known as a forgiving people.
Parable of the Pharisee & the Publican
7. Parable of the Pharisee & the Publican
December 12, 2012
The church is a mixed group of people. It includes true Christians as well as those who do not have the faith they profess. In the seventh part of this series, R.C. Sproul helps us see the clear contrast between those who exalt themselves and those who humble themselves.
Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
6. Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
December 12, 2012
What can a story about a vineyard owner teach us about God? In the sixth part of this series, R.C. Sproul explores a parable that deals with justice, grace, merit, and the sovereignty of God.
Parable of the Hidden Treasure & Parable of the Pearl of Great Price
5. Parable of the Hidden Treasure & Parable of the Pearl of Great Price
December 12, 2012
If your house was burning down, what items would you try and save? Answering this question teaches us a lot about what we value. In the fifth part of this series, R.C. Sproul shares two short parables in which Jesus challenges us about what we truly value.
Parable of Lazarus & the Rich Man
4. Parable of Lazarus & the Rich Man
December 12, 2012
What happens after you die? What would you tell your loved ones if you could communicate from beyond the grave? In the fourth part of this series, R.C. Sproul retells The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man and makes clear one of the most sober warnings given by Jesus.
Parable of the Rich Fool
3. Parable of the Rich Fool
December 12, 2012
No one likes to be called a fool. But in this hard-hitting parable, God calls a certain rich man just that. In the third part of this series, R.C. Sproul explains why this wealthy and prosperous farmer was foolish and the important lesson it teaches all of us today.
The Parable of the Unjust Judge
2. The Parable of the Unjust Judge
December 12, 2012
What can we learn about God and prayer from the story of an unjust judge? In the second part of this series, R.C. Sproul explores the role of persistence in prayer and Jesus' encouragement for us not to faint in times of trouble.
Introduction
1. Introduction
December 12, 2012
He was the greatest teacher who ever walked the face of the earth. People would gather from far and wide to hear Him teach and listen to His parables. But what is a parable and why did Jesus use them? In the first part of this series, R.C. Sproul answers these questions and prepares us for his tour through eleven of Jesus' famous stories.
Description

In this series, theologian R.C. Sproul explains the meaning and themes of the parables taught by Jesus in the Christian New Testament. Topics include the Parable of the Talents, the parable of the Prodigal Son, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and the parable of the Rich Fool. The series is available for streaming via Amazon Prime.The Parables of Jesus is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on .

Where to Watch The Parables of Jesus

The Parables of Jesus is available for streaming on the Ligonier Ministries website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Parables of Jesus on demand at Amazon Prime.