Category Archives: parables

Baptism of fire Luke. 12:49-50

“I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! Do you think I came to … Continue reading

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The Annotated Revelation: Parable of the Great Banquet -Re.19:8-9

“And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints. And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage … Continue reading

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Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen

Before we address the seven churches in Asia in the second half of the chapter we need familiarize with a parable which throws up problems the church shall face in the end times. Parable of the Wicked Husbandman (Matt:21:33-45)concerns with … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: city on a hill

Matt.5:14 “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” This is not a parable in the strictest sense. But in the imagery of a city set on a hill, allusion … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: glory

Lk.11:33-36;Mt.5:15,Mk.4:21 What is the glory of God? St James refers Him as the Father of lights. James mentions it in terms of glory that originates from him. Thus we read glory of his grace wherein he has accepted us in … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: latter state

Lk.11:23-26;Matt.12:43-45 The parable here mentioned is found in both gospels of St Luke and St Matthew and is especial on account of the subject matter. Latter state refers to spiritual truth of those who have lost the way by their … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: dragnet

Matt.13:47 The kingdom of heaven is compared to a net cast into the sea. We may assume it as dragnet, which considering the area to be scoured must be of infinite size. The Son of man deputes angels to gather … Continue reading

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