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The Parables of Our Lord   By: (1808-1875)

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THE PARABLES OF OUR LORD.

WORKS BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

I.

NEW EDITION, COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME,

LAWS FROM HEAVEN FOR LIFE ON EARTH: Illustrations of the Book of Proverbs. Crown 8vo, cloth. Price 7s. 6d.

II.

ROOTS AND FRUITS OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. Crown 8vo. Price 7s. 6d.

III.

THE RACE FOR RICHES, AND SOME OF THE PITS INTO WHICH THE RUNNERS FALL. Foolscap 8vo. Price 1s. 6d.

T. NELSON AND SONS. LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK

THE

PARABLES

OF

OUR LORD.

By the

REV. WILLIAM ARNOT.

LONDON: T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW; EDINBURGH; AND NEW YORK.

1874.

CONTENTS.

Page INTRODUCTION, 11

I. The Sower, 43

II. The Tares, 75

III. The Mustard Seed, 101

IV. The Leaven, 111

V. The Hidden Treasure, 128

VI. The Pearl, 144

VII. The Draw Net, 160

VIII. The Unmerciful Servant, 185

IX. The Vineyard Labourers, 204

X. The Two Sons, 223

XI. The Wicked Husbandmen, 237

XII. The Royal Marriage Feast, 254

XIII. The Ten Virgins, 282

XIV. The Entrusted Talents, 299

XV. The Seed Growing Secretly, 312

XVI. The Two Debtors, 326

XVII. The Good Samaritan, 341

XVIII. The Friend at Midnight, 357

XIX. The Rich Fool, 369

XX. The Barren Fig Tree, 378

XXI. The Excuses, 387

XXII. The Lost Sheep, 402

XXIII. The Lost Coin, 422

XXIV. The Prodigal Son, 427

XXV. The Prudent Steward, 451

XXVI. The Rich Man and Lazarus, 465

XXVII. Unprofitable Servants, 483

XXVIII. The Importunate Widow, 497

XXIX. The Pharisee and the Publican, 509

XXX. The Servants and the Pounds, 520

INTRODUCTION.

We have been accustomed to regard with affectionate veneration the life work of the Reformers, and the theology of the Reformation. Of a later date, and in our own vernacular, we have inherited from the Puritans an indigenous theology, great in quantity and precious in kind, a legacy that has enriched our age more, perhaps, than the age is altogether willing to acknowledge... Continue reading book >>




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