May 2022. Volume 92 Issue 1082.


Page Article Author(s)

INTRODUCTORY ARTICLES

157

Introduction

Jeremy Thomas & Jamie Whittaker
158

What is a parable?

The Old Testament perspective

David Burges
161

The special character of Jesus' parables

Paul Tovell

JESUS' USE OF PARABLES

165

Old Testament sources

Mary Benson
169

Why did Jesus use parables?

Peter Forbes
173

How did Jesus use parables?

Jamie Whittaker
177

Jesus' own guidance on interpreting his parables

Bernard Burt
181

Parables: the synoptic angle

John Thorpe
184

Parables for all ages

Nathan Smith

THE PARABLES

187

The Sower

Phil Dwyer
191

The Two Builders

Jordan Walton
192

The Good Samaritan

Joe Mullen
198

The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

Reg Carr
199

Five parables of judgment

Mark Vincent
204

Two connected parables

The Strong Man
The Unoccupied House

Philip Weatherall
207

The Rich Fool

Reg Carr
208

The parables of Matthew 13:24-53

Geoff Henstock
212

Two parables compared

The Talents
The Pounds

Grant Ramsden
215

The unforgiving Creditor

Tommy Evans
217

The Friends at Midnight

Richard Benson
219

Two-stage parables

The Marriage Feast
The Great Banquet

Richard Morgan

FOUR 'PROBLEM' PARABLES

222

The Unjust Judge

Eric Marshall
225

The Dishonest Manager

'Onesimus'
228

The Labourers in the Vineyard

Neil Robin
231

The Rich Man and Lazarus

Trevor Hughes

CENTRE PAGES

196

List of the parables of the Lord Jesus

EPILOGUE

235

"Whoever does not take up his cross …"

Mark Sheppard