Table of contents for A rabbi looks at Jesus' parables / Frank Stern.

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CHAPTER ONE 		INTRODUCTION							 1
CHAPTER TWO 		THE SEARCH FOR PARADISE					 11
CHAPTER THREE		JESUS TEACHES IN HIS HOMETOWN SYNAGOGUE		 23
(MATTHEW 13:53-58; MARK 6:1-6; LUKE 4:16-29)
Chapter Four		THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER 					 36
(Matthew 13:3-23; Mark 4:10-20; Luke 8:9-15)
Chapter Five		THE PARABLE OF THE WHEAT AND THE WEEDS 		 56
(Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43)
Chapter Six		Other Parables About The Kingdom of God
THE PARABLE OF THE MUSTARD SEED 			 72
(Matthew 13:31-32; Mark 4:30-32; Luke 13:18-19)
THE PARABLE OF THE LEAVEN 					 77
(Matthew 13:33; Luke 13:20-21)
THE PARABLE OF THE HIDDEN TREASURE 			 80
(Matthew 13:44)
THE PARABLE OF THE VALUABLE PEARL 			 85
(Matthew 13:45-46).
THE PARABLE OF THE FISHING NET 				 86
(Matthew 13:47-50) 
THE PARABLE OF HOUSEHOLDER 				 87
(Matthew 13:52)
Chapter Seven		More Parables About the Kingdom of God
THE PARABLE OF THE BUDDING FIG TREE 			 106
(Mark 13:28-29; Matthew 24:32-33; Luke 21:29-31)
THE PARABLE OF THE DOORKEEPER 				 110
(Mark 13:33-37)
THE PARABLE OF THE RETURN FROM A WEDDING 	 112
(Luke 12:35-38)
THE PARABLE OF THE SERVANT LEFT ALONE 		 113
(Matthew 24:45-51; Luke 12:42-46)
THE PARABLE OF THE BURGLAR 				 118
(Matthew 24:43-44; Luke 12:39-40)
THE PARABLE OF THE FLOOD 					 122
(Matthew 24:37-39; Luke 17:26-27)
THE PARABLE OF THE WELL-BUILT HOUSE 			 124
(Matthew 7:24-27; Luke 6:47-49)
THE PARABLE OF SODOM'S DESTRUCTION 			 127
(Luke 17:28-32)
THE PARABLE OF THE SEED GROWING SECRETLY 		 129
(Mark 4:26-29)
Chapter Eight		Parables About Servants and Workers
THE PARABLE OF THE STEWARD AND HIS MASTER'S DEBTS
(Luke 16:1-8)								 141
THE PARABLE OF THE TIRED SERVANT 			 144
(Luke 17:7-10) 
THE PARABLE OF THE LABORERS 				 146
(Matthew 20:1-15)
Chapter Nine		Parables About Lamps, Lights, Salt and Cities
THE PARABLE OF THE LAMP 					 153
(Matthew 5:15-16; Mark 4:21-22; Luke 8:16-17; 11:33-34)
THE PARABLE OF THE SALT 					 158
(Matthew 5:13-14)
THE PARABLE OF THE CITY ON A HILL 			 162
(Matthew 5:14)
Chapter Ten		Parables About Vineyards, Orchards and Fields
THE PARABLE OF THE VINEYARD OWNER AND HIS TENANTS 
(Matthew 21:33-41; Mark 12:2-12; Luke 20:9-16)			 167
			THE PARABLE OF THE BARREN FIG TREE 			 174
			(Luke 13:6-9) 
Chapter Eleven	Parables Dealing with Sheep and Money
THE PARABLE OF ONE LOST SHEEP 				 179
(Matthew 18:12-14; Luke 15:3-7)
THE PARABLE OF ONE LOST COIN 				 183
(Luke 15:8-10)
THE PARABLE OF THE TEN COINS 				 183
(Luke 19:11-26)
THE PARABLE OF THE EIGHT TALENTS 			 189
(Matthew 25:14-30)
THE PARABLE OF THE KING WHO SETTLES ACCOUNTS 	 194
(Matthew 18:23-34)
THE PARABLE OF THE TWO DEBTORS 			 197
(Luke 7:41-43)
THE PARABLE OF THE TOWER BUILDER 			 205
(Luke 14:28-30)
THE PARABLE OF A KING PREPARING FOR WAR 		 207
(Luke 14:31-32)
Chapter Twelve	THE PARABLE OF A RICH MAN WHO DECIDED TO ENJOY HIMSELF
 			(Luke 12:16-21)							 214
Chapter Thirteen	Parables About Dinners and Banquets
THE PARABLE OF THE ROYAL WEDDING FEAST 		 225
(Matthew 22:1-10)
THE PARABLE OF THE MISDRESSED WEDDING GUEST 	 233
(Matthew 22:11-14)
THE PARABLE OF THE GREAT BANQUET 			 237
(Luke 14:16-24)
THE PARABLE OF THE TEN MAIDENS 				 242
(Matthew 25:1-12)
THE PARABLE OF THE PLACE OF HONOR 			 249
(Luke 14:7-10)
Chapter Fourteen	Parables About Fathers and Sons
THE PARABLE OF THE TWO SONS AND THE VINEYARD 	 263
(Matthew 21:28-31)
THE PARABLE OF THE FATHER AND HIS TWO SONS 	 268
(Luke 15:11-32)
Chapter Fifteen	Special People
THE PARABLE OF THE PHARISEE AND THE PUBLICAN 	 287
(Luke 18:9-14)
THE PARABLE OF THE FRIEND AT MIDNIGHT 		 291
(Luke 11:5-9)
THE PARABLE OF THE JUDGE AND THE WIDOW 		 295
(Luke 18:2-8a)
THE PARABLE CONCERNING GOING BEFORE THE JUDGE 	 301
(Matthew 5:25-26; (Luke 12:58-59)
Chapter Sixteen	THE PARABLE OF THE PRIEST, THE LEVITE AND THE SAMARITAN
(Luke 10:25-35)							 308
Chapter Seventeen	The Rich Man, the Beggar and the Unclean Spirit
THE PARABLE OF THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT 			 325
(Luke 11:24-26)
THE PARABLE OF THE RICH MAN AND THE BEGGAR LAZARUS 
(Luke 16:19-31)							 330
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN	TWO PARABLES IN JOHN
JOHN AND THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS				 341
THE PARABLE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 			 342
(JOHN 10:1-10)
THE PARABLE OF THE VINE AND THE BRANCHES 		 350
(John 15:1-6)
CHAPTER NINETEEN	THE LAST PARABLES
THE PARABLE OF CHILDREN IN THE MARKETPLACE	 359
(Matt 11:16-19; Luke 7:31-35)
THE PARABLE OF THE LAST JUDGMENT			 362
(Matt 25:31-46)
CHAPTER TWENTY	CONCLUSIONS
WHY JESUS SPOKE IN PARABLES				 372
THE SECRETS JESUS TAUGHT					 378
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE THE SECRETS JESUS TAUGHT					 395

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jesus Christ -- Parables.
Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations.