OUR LORD's PARABLES.

 

PARABLE. LOCALITY. MATTHEW. MARK. LUKE. LESSONS.
I. Recorded in one Gospel
The tares Gennesaret Mt 13:24-30, 36-43 .......... .......... Good and evil in life and judgment
The hid treasure Gennesaret Mt 13:44 .......... .......... Value of Gospel
The goodly pearl Gennesaret Mt 13:45,46 .......... .......... Christian seeking salvation
The draw net Gennesaret Mt 13:47-50 .......... .......... Visible Church of Christ
The unmerciful servant Capernaum Mt 18:23-35 .......... .......... Danger of ingratitude
The laborers in the vineyard Jerusalem Mt 20:1-16 .......... .......... Call at various epochs
The two sons Jerusalem Mt 21:28-32 .......... .......... Insincerity and repentance
The marriage of the king's son Mount of Olives Mt 22:1-14 .......... .......... Need of righteousness
The ten virgins Mount of Olives Mt 25:1-13 .......... .......... Watchful and careless profession
The ten talents Mount of Olives Mt 25:14-30 .......... .......... Use of advantages
The sheep and goats Mount of Olives Mt 25:31-33 .......... .......... Final separation of good and bad
The seed growing secretly Gennesaret .......... Mr 4:26-29 .......... Gradual growth of religion
The householder Gennesaret .......... Mr 13:32-37 ..........  
The two debtors Galilee .......... .......... Lu 7:41-47 Gratitude for pardon
The good Samaritan Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 10:30-37 Compassion to suffering
The friend at midnight Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 11:5-8 Perseverance in prayer
The rich fool Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 12:16-21 Worldly-mindedness
The wedding feast Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 12:35-38 Vigilance towards Second Advent
The wise steward Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 12:41-48 Conscientiousness in trust
The barren fig tree Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 13:6-9 Unprofitableness under grace
The great supper Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 14:16-24 Universality of divine call
The piece of money Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 15:8-10 Joy over penitence
The prodigal son Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 15:11-32 Fatherly love to penitent son
The unjust steward Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 16:1-8 Preparation for eternity
The rich man and Lazarus Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 16:19-31 Recompense of future life
The unprofitable servants Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 17:7-10 God's claim to all our service
The unjust judge Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 18:1-8 Advantage of persevering prayer
The Pharisee and publican Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 18:9-14 Self-righteousness and humility
The pounds Jerusalem .......... .......... Lu 19:11-27 Diligence rewarded; sloth punished
II. Recorded in two Gospels
House on rock and sand Galilee Mt 7:24-29 Lu 6:47-49 .......... Consistent and false profession
The leaven Gennesaret Mt 13:33 Lu 13:20,21 .......... Pervading influence of religion
The lost sheep Jerusalem Mt 18:11-14 Lu 15:3-7 .......... Joy over penitent
III. Recorded in three Gospels
New cloth and old garment Capernaum Mt 9:16 Mr 2:21 Lu 5:36 New doctrines on old prejudices
New wine in old bottles Capernaum Mt 9:17 Mr 2:22 Lu 5:37-39 New spirit in unregenerate heart
The sower Gennesaret Mt 13:3-9, 18-23 Mr 4:1-9, 14-20 Lu 8:4-8, 11-15 Hearers divided into classes
The mustard seed Gennesaret Mt 13:31,32 Mr 4:30-34 Lu 13:18,19 Spread of Gospel
The wicked husbandmen Jerusalem Mt 21:33-46 Mr 12:1-12 Lu 20:9-18 Rejections of Christ by Jews
The fig tree and all the trees Mount of Olives Mt 24:32,33 Mr 13:28,29 Lu 21:29-31 Indications of Second Advent

 

 
 

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