Luke Parables


During His journey to Jerusalem that lead to His crucifixion, Yeshua told a series of parables which are recorded in the Book of Luke.

These parables address everything from the question, 'What shall I do to inherit eternal life?' through an evaluation of the Kingdom as He found it to a glimpse of what the future kingdom will be like.

  • What Shall I do to Inherit Eternal Life

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    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Y'shua told a series of parables. The first and last of these provide answers to the question, 'What shall I do to inherit eternal life?'
  • Y'shua on Prayer

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    In the Luke travel narrative, Y'shua teaches his disciples about prayer. This includes the Lord's Prayer, the parable of the Friend at Midnight, the Unjust Judge and the Publican and the Pharisee.
  • Y'shua on Prayer 2

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    Second half of Y'shua's discourse on prayer containing the Unjust Judge and the Publican and the Pharasee.
  • Signs of the Kingdom

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    Starting in Luke 11, Y'shua speaks about the Kingdom of God. At first, He speaks of the state of the Kingdom as He finds it. He then speaks of the Kingdom as it will be in the future.
  • Conflict with the Pharisees - Six Woes

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    Conflict between Y'shua and the Pharisees and lawyers. Discussion of the six woes he pronounces against them in Luke 11.
  • Conflict with the Pharisees - Attitude Toward Wealth

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    In the context of his pronouncing woes over the Pharisees, in Luke 12 Y'shua discusses the proper attitude toward the wealth of this world.
  • Conflict with the Pharisees - God and Mammon

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    The Luke 16 discourse on God and mammon is a continuation of the running conflict Y'shua had with the Pharisees over money. The Pharisees, being lovers of money, had a warped attitude toward the things of this world.
  • Kingdom Stewardship

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    In Luke 12 and Luke 16 Y'shua gives a discourse on what He expects of the managers over His kingdom during the time of His absence. In Luke 12 the master is away at a wedding and will return at a time the servants do not expect. In Luke 16 the parable of the dishonest manager turns on the manager's estimation of the character of the master.
  • Call of the Kingdom to Israel

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    In Luke 13 and 14 the parables of the fig tree and the great banquet. Y'shua, acting as a prophet, tells Israel that she is unfruitful and that she has spurned the invitation of God to His great banquet.
  • The Nature of the Kingdom

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    In this set of Luke parables, Y'shua contrasts the Kingdom of God as it existed in first century Israel with what it should be. Healing on the Sabbath, the parables of the Mustard Seed and the Leaven.
  • The Prodigal Son - 2016

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    This parable, where a father has broken relationships with both of his sons, may be a metaphor for Ephraim and Judah. The younger son has been gone for millennia. What will be the attitude of the older brother when he returns?