Item description for Jesus Collection - Parables of Jesus (Jesus Collection) by J. Ellsworth Kalas...
Overview Written by noted biblical scholar J. Ellsworth Kalas, Parables of Jesus provides new insight to some of your most troubling or most beloved parables: The House on the Rock: Matthew 7:24-27, The Sower: Mark 4:1-20, The Father and His Two Sons: Luke 15:11-32, The Mustard Seed: Matthew 13:31-32, The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37, The Widow and the Unjust Judge: Luke 18:1-8, The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids: Matthew 25:1-13, The Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Luke 18:9-14, The Nobleman and the Pounds: Luke 19:11-26. Scripture references are based on the New Revised Standard Version. Each session is self-contained and includes study helps and questions for reflection that are all you need to lead a group or pursue the study on your own.
Publishers Description 9 sessions. One of today's most exciting biblical writers, J. Ellsworth Kalas, explains nine of the parables Jesus used to present eternal truths. Scripture passages referenced are from the New Revised Standard Version. Parables covered include: -The House on the Rock (Matthew 7:2427) -The Sower (Mark 4:120) -The Father and His Two Sons (Luke 15:1132) -The Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:3132) -The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:2537) -The Widow and the Unjust Judge (Luke 18:18) -The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids (Matthew 25:113) -The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18:914 -The Nobleman and the Pounds (Luke 19:1127) Parables of Jesus is an excellent resource for use with adult study groups, or for independent study. Leader helps and discussion questions are included within each chapter. Each session also includes an invitation to make or reaffirm a commitment to Jesus Christ. Includes a study guide."
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1998
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Series Jesus Collection
ISBN 0687056217 ISBN13 9780687056217
Availability 0 units.
More About J. Ellsworth Kalas
Dr. J. Ellsworth Kalas is a former president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
After 38 years as a pastor in four churches in Wisconsin and Ohio, and five years as an associate in evangelism with the World Methodist Council, Dr. Kalas came to Asbury in 1993 with the opening of the Beeson Preaching and Leadership program. He served as mentor to the Beeson pastors and as their preaching professor until joining the Seminary preaching faculty in 2000.
Dr. Kalas has received honorary doctorates from four colleges and universities. More than 35 of his books have been published, as well as 13 adult study quarterlies for the United Methodist Publishing House. He has recorded the entire Bible on audiotape, along with his Grand Sweep devotionals; these materials are now available on The Grand Sweep for iPhone. He is also the author of Christian Believer, an intensive study of Christian doctrine produced for interdenominational use. A video component, “Behind the Pages” has recently been added to his books, Parables from the Back Side and Old Testament Stories from the Back Side.
He and his wife, Janet, who is very much a part of his ministry, have four children and nine grandchildren.
J. Ellsworth Kalas currently resides in the state of Kentucky. J. Ellsworth Kalas was born in 1923.