Series In Pursuit of Jesus: Jesus the Storyteller

Jesus taught in extended metaphors called parables. Although some people may think Jesus created these stories to teach simpletons. Jesus was far from being simple. He was utilizing complex images to expand a 2nd Temple Period understanding of God. The purpose of this series is to understand the complexity and purpose of parables through exploring 5 of Jesus’ famous stories. By exploring these parables, we will come to hear the messages embedded in each from a cultural standpoint, and find an enriched understanding of the heart of God and the mission of Christ.

Dates March 16-27, 2020
# of Programs 10
At The Table Mart DeHaan, Elisa Morgan, Bill Crowder and Daniel Ryan Day
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Part 1 - 03/16/20

Discover The Complexity And Purposes Of Jesus’s Parables

Jesus taught in metaphors and similes called parables. And while some people think Jesus told these stories to help teach simpletons, Jesus’s teachings are anything but simple! Today on Discover the Word, the team seeks to understand the complexity and the purpose of Jesus’s parables. Join us for the series, “Jesus the Storyteller” today on Discover the Word!

Part 2 - 03/17/20

Discover The Meaning Of The Faithful And Wise Servant

When it comes to reading the Bible, complete understanding rarely comes in the first read-through. And that’s especially true for the teachings of Jesus. Today on Discover the Word, we will uncover the meaning behind Jesus’s story about a faithful and wise servant. Join us today for Discover the Word!

Part 3 - 03/18/20

How Did Jesus Treat Hypocritical Religious Leaders?

Leaders in the church hold an especially high position of influence and power. And when that power gets abused, the consequences can be severe. Today on Discover the Word, the team will discuss Jesus’s treatment of hypocritical religious leaders. A challenging conversation today on Discover the Word!

Part 4 - 03/19/20

Jesus Encourages Us To Not Lose Heart And To Keep Praying

When you pray again and again with seemingly no answer, it’s easy to get discouraged and wonder if God really listens. Today on Discover the Word, we will look at a parable in which Jesus encourages us to keep praying and not lose heart. We’re continuing the series, “Jesus the Storyteller” today on Discover the Word!

Part 5 - 03/20/20

Discover The Warning Of The Rich Man And Lazarus

It’s easy to forget that being financially set isn’t the most important thing in life. And while there’s nothing inherently wrong with material possessions, we can’t let them distract us from the things that really matter. Today on Discover the Word, the team will unpack the serious warning within Jesus’s story of the rich man and Lazarus. Tune in today for Discover the Word!

Part 6 - 03/23/20

“Jesus The Storyteller”

God not only calls us to have faith, He also calls us to be faithful. And one day, we’re going to have to give an account of our faithfulness. Today on Discover the Word, the team will uncover important lessons about being faithful in the Parable of the Ten Virgins. Join us for the start of week two of “Jesus the Storyteller,” today on Discover the Word!

Part 7 - 03/24/20

The Rich Fool And The Dangers Of Greed

Greed has been causing human conflict since sin first entered the world. And while it may be one of the oldest tricks in Satan’s book, it’s still one of the most effective. Today on Discover the Word, the team talks about the dangers of greed as revealed by Jesus in the Parable of the Rich Fool. Join us today for Discover the Word!

Part 8 - 03/25/20

God’s Holy Standards

When we compare ourselves to others and “compare down,” we might think we have it all together. But when we “compare up,” especially to God’s standard, well, it’s clear that we all fall short. Today on Discover the Word, we will discuss the issue of self-righteousness, demonstrated by an expert in the law who tried to test Jesus. Tune in today to Discover the Word!

Part 9 - 03/26/20

The Parable Of The Good Samaritan

It’s our natural instinct to look out for number one. But Jesus didn’t ignore the needs of others, and neither should we. Today on Discover the Word, the team will uncover the meaning behind Jesus’s Parable of the Good Samaritan. Join us for another conversation in the series, “Jesus the Storyteller,” today on Discover the Word!

Part 10 - 03/27/20

Lessons On Humility And Self-Righteousness

It’s much easier for us to judge others than to judge ourselves. But when we stand before God, the ultimate judge, the playing field becomes a lot more level. Today on Discover the Word, we will draw important lessons on humility and self-righteousness from the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. Don’t miss the conversation, today on Discover the Word!

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