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Parables, Context, and the Prodigal Son

A quick examination of the famous parable, and why a couple of common interpretations just don’t fit the context. Parables, analogies, and metaphors are as common as they are useful. They can communicate a concept far deeper than a simple description. … Continue reading

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The Application for Every Verse

Sermons and Bible studies tend to have a standard format: start with the scripture, end with the practical application. It seems a bible teacher is obligated to get through all the doctrine stuff fast, and get to the “meat,” the … Continue reading

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