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Stories Jesus Told: life-changing lessons in the parables we love

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Grounded in Scripture and historical context, this unique look at the parables of Jesus uses modern, real life stories and practical application to connect us to the message Jesus wove through the stories he told. Experience these life-changing stories yourself in “Stories Jesus Told: life-changing lessons in the parables we love.”

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Everybody loves a good story. A good story makes us feel something. Jesus told stories: parables.

The stories Jesus told are an invitation to an inside look at the kingdom of God and how to live as its citizens. Through these beloved stories, we get a close-up view of what Jesus is all about. 

Scripture and historical context paired with real life, modern-day stories and practical application make this a unique look at the parables of Jesus. Be transformed as you experience the beloved parables of Jesus in a fresh, new way.

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3 reviews for Stories Jesus Told: life-changing lessons in the parables we love

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    Cheryl

    “When Lori writes something, I don’t like to simply skim. I get comfortable, grab my tablet and read slowly. I let her words sink in.

    Here’s why…

    Lori teaches with depth. In her writing, her seminary degree shows. She includes historical context and deep insight. But before Lori earned her MDiv, she was a classroom teacher. So she doesn’t only teach with the depth I crave, her teaching expertise unfolds clear lessons and easy-to-follow points. I connect with her life insights and personal applications.

    If you haven’t read Lori’s teachings, I think you will love her work too.”

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    Melinda K. Taylor

    I just got done reading Stories Jesus Told and I highly recommend it for new believers and long-time believers alike. Lori clearly explains God’s love for us through her use of Scripture and personal stories. Reading Lori’s narrative of some of my favorite parables captured my interest from the very beginning. I love the stories about the mustard seed and the wheat and tares. The parable of the prodigal son particularly spoke to me reminding me of when I was far from God and he was calling me home again.

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    Beth

    I really loved this book! I can already think of several people I want to share it with! One of the things I loved was how Lori wove together the scriptural context and the historical background providing a layer of depth that is not evident when you just read the parables alone. But she doesn’t just leave it there. She brings each parable into the 21st century by sharing her own life stories giving them a human factor and providing relevance for today. The trio of Scripture, historical context, and personal application is very effective. After reading her book you won’t ever look at the parables the same way again. And if you take them to heart, you won’t ever be the same again.

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3 reviews for Stories Jesus Told: life-changing lessons in the parables we love

  1. Avatar

    Cheryl

    “When Lori writes something, I don’t like to simply skim. I get comfortable, grab my tablet and read slowly. I let her words sink in.

    Here’s why…

    Lori teaches with depth. In her writing, her seminary degree shows. She includes historical context and deep insight. But before Lori earned her MDiv, she was a classroom teacher. So she doesn’t only teach with the depth I crave, her teaching expertise unfolds clear lessons and easy-to-follow points. I connect with her life insights and personal applications.

    If you haven’t read Lori’s teachings, I think you will love her work too.”

  2. Avatar

    Melinda K. Taylor

    I just got done reading Stories Jesus Told and I highly recommend it for new believers and long-time believers alike. Lori clearly explains God’s love for us through her use of Scripture and personal stories. Reading Lori’s narrative of some of my favorite parables captured my interest from the very beginning. I love the stories about the mustard seed and the wheat and tares. The parable of the prodigal son particularly spoke to me reminding me of when I was far from God and he was calling me home again.

  3. Avatar

    Beth

    I really loved this book! I can already think of several people I want to share it with! One of the things I loved was how Lori wove together the scriptural context and the historical background providing a layer of depth that is not evident when you just read the parables alone. But she doesn’t just leave it there. She brings each parable into the 21st century by sharing her own life stories giving them a human factor and providing relevance for today. The trio of Scripture, historical context, and personal application is very effective. After reading her book you won’t ever look at the parables the same way again. And if you take them to heart, you won’t ever be the same again.

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