Parable of the Good Samaritan: Meaning, Summary and Commentary

What is Jesus trying to tell us in the Parable of the Good Samaritan?  What is He trying to tell us today in the church?A Good Samaritan Today, we call someone who helps another that they are a Good Samaritan.  This is because they are helping someone even at their own expense.  This may be helping someone pay their utility bill, driving a cancer patient to chemotherapy or even calling a friend or sending them a card to encourage them during their trial.  Actually being a Good Samaritan is h … [Read more...]

Parable Of The Talents: Meaning, Summary and Commentary

The Parable of the Talents has something very important to teach us. What lesson is Jesus trying to communicate to us through this parable?What is a Parable? A parable is a story that tries to explain a concept or lesson to the listeners using things or actions that the listener can easily identify with.  It is a comparison of two things that is told through a story that sometimes have two meanings.  Jesus frequently used parables and sometimes the parables were given to hide the meaning f … [Read more...]