The Parables

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Study Outline

Lesson 1              Introduction

End Time Parables

Lesson 2              The Two Sons; The Wicked Tenants; The Rejected Building Stone (Mat. 21:28-45; Mk. 12:1-12; Lk. 20:9-18)

Lesson 3            The Wedding Feast; The Doorkeeper  (Mat. 22:1-14; Mk. 13:32-37)

Lesson 4            The Fig Tree; The Master and Thief; The Two Servants  (Mat. 24:32-44; Mk. 13:28-30; Lk. 21:29-32)

Lesson 5            The Ten Virgins; The Talents (Mat. 25:1-30)

Lesson 6            The Sheep and the Goats (Mat. 25:31-46)

Parabolic Metaphors

Lesson 7            Wedding Guests; Patches; Wineskins;  Plants; Blind Leaders (Mat. 9:4-17; Mk. 2:19-22; Lk. 5:33-39; Mat. 15:13-14)

Sermonic Parables

Lesson 8              Salt; Lights; Treasures; Lamps; Birds and Lillies; Specks/Logs; Pearls/Pigs; Gates; Trees/Fruit; Houses (Mat. 5:13-16; Mat. 6:19-23, 25-34; Mat. 7:1-20, 24-29) 

Kingdom Parables

Lesson 9             Children in the Marketplace; The Two Debtors; Satan's Kingdom; Return of the Unclean Spirit; The Seed (Mat. 11:16-19; Lk. 7:31-48; Mat. 12:22-30; Mk. 3:20-27; Lk. 11:14-23; Mat. 12:43-45; Mk. 4:26-29) 

Lesson 10              The Sower; The Weeds; The Mustard Seed; The Leaven (Yeast); The Hidden Treasure; The Pearl of Great Value; The Net; The Master of the House (Mat. 13:1-52; Mk. 4:1-32; Lk. 8:5-15; Lk. 13:18-21) 

Lesson 11            Things That Defile a Person; The Unforgiving Servant  (Mat. 15:10-20; Mk. 7:14-23; Mat. 18:21-35)

Lesson 12            The Good Samaritan; The Impudent Friend; The Rich Fool; The Waiting Servants; The Wise Manager  (Lk 10:25-37; Lk. 11:5-8; Lk. 12:13-21; Lk. 12:35-40; Lk. 12:41-48)

Lesson 13            The Barren Fig Tree; Seats at the Wedding Feast; Banquet for the Poor/The Great Banquet; Building a Tower/Going to War  (Lk. 13:6-9; Lk. 14:7-33)

Lesson 14            The Lost Sheep; The Lost Coin; The Lost Sons  (Lk. 15:1-32; Mat. 18:10-14)

Lesson 15            The Dishonest Manager; The Rich Man and Lazarus  (Lk. 16:1-31)

Lesson 16            The Unworthy Servants; The Persistent Widow; The Pharisee and the Tax Collector  (Lk. 17:7-10; Lk. 18:1-14)

Lesson 17            The Laborers in the Vineyard  (Mat. 20:1-16)

Lesson 18            The Ten Minas  (Lk. 19:11-27)