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Discovering the Parables : an inspirational guide for everyday life

Author: Henry G Covert
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Offers a spiritual overview of the meaning of the parables emphasizing the key points in the teachings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Covert, Henry G.
Discovering the Parables.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2008
(DLC) 2007035406
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry G Covert
ISBN: 9780313349638 0313349630
OCLC Number: 191675129
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 144 pages)
Contents: The sower --
The wheat and the tares --
The mustard seed --
The leaven --
The hidden treasure and the pearl of great price --
The drag net --
The unmerciful servant --
The laborers in the vineyard --
The two sons --
The tenants --
The wedding banquet --
The ten virgins --
The talents --
The growing seed --
The two debtors --
The good samaritan --
The friend at midnight --
The rich fool --
The barren fig tree --
The great banquet --
The lost sheep --
The lost coin --
The lost son --
The shrewd manager --
The rich man and Lazarus --
The unprofitable servants --
The persistent widow --
The Pharisee and the tax collector --
The ten minas.
Responsibility: Henry G. Covert.


Looks at each of Jesus' parables, explaining the key points, the central themes, and the meanings we can take away from the stories. This book intends to help readers come to an understanding of the  Read more...
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"Covert has written an excellent introduction to the parables used by Jesus as recorded in the New Testament...The book is valuable because many of the images used by Jesus are no longer familiar to Read more...

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