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Parables The Mysteries of God's Kingdom Revealed Through the Stories Jesus Told

By John F. MacArthur
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.44 Stars

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On 4/7 Scott Kedersha wrote: In this book, Macarthur takes on 10 parables of Jesus and helps the reader understand the profound spiritual lessons Jesus taught. Parables is probably not a book you will sit down and read cover to cover. Rather, this is a book that you can read along with as you study God’s Word. Most of the parables ... but assume it would be a great companion to the text

Scott's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/23 Melanie wrote: Parables is the first book I've read by John MacArthur and I really enjoyed it. The book was written very well and was easy to read/understand. It wasn't that big of a book, but it did go through quite a bit of Jesus's parables and because there was so much in the book, I can see myself rereading it. All ... Easy to read

Melanie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/9 Brittany Jean wrote: One of the things I’ve loved about reading Parables is that it is really enjoyable in small segments. I’m not usually one to read a book over a long stretch of time and take breaks to read other things, but this is definitely perfect if that’s you’re reading style. I’d compare it best to being ... Informative and illuminating

Brittany Jean's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/12 Henk-Jan van der Klis wrote: n this new book MacArthur explores a series of Jesus' parables as recorded in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. Whether the true meaning of story's symbolic features is obvious or one that requires some detective work (and yes, the author loves to dig deeper and teach us on his findings), the point ... John F. MacArthur - Parables The Mysteries of God's Kingdom Revealed Through the Stories Jesus Told

Henk-Jan van der Klis' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/29 Ashlee Schmidt wrote: I was excited to receive this book and begin reading through the different applications of the parables that Jesus taught. Macarthur gives excellent insight into these stories and how we can apply them to our lives. He really made the parables come alive. It made me think through these stories in ... Parables

Ashlee's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/15 Athena wrote: About the Book: "The Parables of Jesus are more than teaching tools. They are the secret keys to the mysteries of God's Kingdom. Many assume that Jesus told parables to make His teaching easy, accessible, and comfortable in order to reach the widest possible audience.The reality is Jesus spoke in parables ... Book Review~Parables

Athena's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/10 Silkfest wrote: “A parable is not merely a simple analogy. It’s an elongated simile or metaphor with a distinctly spiritual lesson contained in the analogy.” I have actually been looking for a book like this for quite a while, so when I saw this I was pretty excited. Parables delves into the parables that Jesus ... Parables

Silkfest's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/22 Tiffney Pinto wrote: When I first saw this book I was so excited to read it. Just from the cover I just knew it was going to be awesome. I got it, and started reading it and I was really disappointed. It was nothing like I expected. Me, being a person that likes to give more than one chance I forced myself to read this several ... Book Review: Parables

Tiffney's Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/18 Trista Wilson wrote: Jesus often spoke in parables, which are defined as "a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels." Some people have a hard time understanding or interpretation of those parables, which if you ask me is why this book is so wonderful.  The book ... Book Look Blogger - Parables By John Macarthur #Review

Trista's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/16 Irene Roth wrote: This is a wonderful book about the parables and how God teaches through the parables. It is a book like no other by an amazing writer and scholar. It is a book that I will read and re-read. I have always marvelled at the significance of the parables. MacArthur makes the reason for the parables very ... A Wonderful Book About the Parables

Irene Roth's Rating:

5 Stars