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Blog Archives: August 2018

He Told Stories

August 09, 2018
Tom Gibbs
This Sunday, August 19th, Redeemer not only “kicks off” its official fall program for children and youth ministries, but also begins a new sermon series titled “He Told Stories: A Study of the Parables of Jesus.”  Our English word parable is simply a transliteration of the Greek word parabolē. In the Greek para means beside, and ballo means to throw or cast. Parables, then, are short, pithy stories cast alongside the ordinariness of life that illuminate important truths about the character of God, our lives in this world and Jesus’ coming ...