Parables

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The Kingdom of Heaven is like the Generous Employer

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Matthew 20:1-16 This morning, we conclude our series looking at parables of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel that begin with the phrase ‘The kingdom of heaven is like……..’ The language of ‘kingdom’ presents challenges in our time; perhaps raising images of side-lined, ceremonial duties at best and patriarchal, oppressive domination at worse. But, for the original […]

The Kingdom of Heaven is like……The Two Debtors

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Matthew 18:21-35 This morning, we continue our series looking at parables of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel that begin with the phrase ‘The kingdom of heaven is like……..’ The language of ‘kingdom’ presents challenges in our time; perhaps raising images of side-lined, ceremonial duties at best and patriarchal, oppressive domination at worse. But, for the original […]

The Kingdom of Heaven is like the Greatest Investment

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Matthew 13:44-52 This morning, we continue our series looking at parables of Jesus in Matthew’s Gospel that begin with the phrase ‘The kingdom of heaven is like……..’ The language of ‘kingdom’ presents challenges in our time; perhaps raising images of side-lined, ceremonial duties at best and patriarchal, oppressive domination at worse. But, for the original […]

The Parable of the Tenants

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Central House

This morning the students from Central House are leading our service and Elisha Smith, one of our students will be speaking on Mark 12:1-12, the parable of the Tenants.

Parable of the Gold Coins

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Luke 19 This morning we continue with our series on Parables in Luke. We’ve called the series ‘glimpses of the kingdom’ as it seems that was Jesus’ intent with many of his parables. The glimpses his listeners got from Jesus’ stories often surprised and shocked them. Our speaker this morning is Thalia Kehoe Rowden. Thalia […]