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1. The letter 'A' is for 'Absent' as in the Parable of the Absent Householder. The parable is found in Mark 13:33-37 and it tells of the owner leaving his house for a certain period of time. According to the NKJV, where did the man go? (Incidentally, the NIV doesn't provide details about the man's destination.)
2. The letter 'B' is for 'Building' as in the Parable of Wise Man Building on Rock and the Foolish Man Building on Sand. (The parable is found in Matthew 7:24-27 and Luke 6:47-49.) When Jesus told this parable, how did the listeners react?
3. The letter 'C' is for 'Coin' as in the Parable of the Lost Coin. The parable consists of three verses in the 15th chapter of Luke, running from Verse 8 to 10. In the parable a woman has a certain number of silver coins and loses one of them and then manages to find it. How many coins did she have in total?
4. The letter 'D' is for 'Dragnet' as in the Parable of the Dragnet, found in Matthew 13:47-50. In this particular parable, what was the dragnet used for?
5. The letter 'E' is for 'Evil' as in the parable of the Faithful Servant and the Evil Servant. (Luke 12:35-40.) What is the general theme of the parable?
6. The letter 'F' is for 'Fig Tree' as in the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree. (Luke 13:6-9.) After noticing a fig tree in a vineyard has not born fruit, the vineyard owner announces the tree should be cut down. The worker, however, says the tree should be given a second chance to bear fruit. As per the NKJV, how much more time does the worker say the tree should be given?
7. The letter 'G' is for 'Great', as in the Parable of the Pearl of Great Price. It is found in Matthew 13:45-46. How much is the pearl valued at in the parable?
8. The letter 'H' is for the word 'Hidden' as in the Parable of the Hidden Treasure. The parable consists of only one verse (Matthew 13:44). In the parable, what is the kingdom of heaven likened to?
9. The letter 'I' is for 'Industrious' as in the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard, as per Matthew 20:1-16. Laborers worked vastly different hours, some for the entire day, others for only one hour. What happened when they were paid?
10. The letter 'J'. One of the more popular parables is the Parable of the Good Samaritan. It tells of a Samaritan stopping on the highway to help a severely injured Jewish man who had been robbed. What's the name of the two communities mentioned in the parable? (Luke 10:29-37)
11. The letter 'K' is for 'Kindness' as shown in the Parable of the Good Samaritan. It tells of a Samaritan stopping along the roadside to help a badly injured man who had been beaten and robbed. Who had passed the man and declined to help?
12. The letter 'L' is for the word 'Lamp' as in the Parable of the Lamp Under a Basket. (Matthew 5:14-16, Mark 4:21-22 and Luke 8:16-17.) Christ tells the parable on the heels of giving His message entitled The Beatitudes. As per Matthew 5:1, from where did He give the famous message?
13. The letter 'M' is for 'Mustard' as in the Parable of the Mustard Seed. (Matthew 13:31, Mark 4:30-32 and Luke 13:18-19.) What does Jesus liken to a mustard seed?
14. The letter 'N' is for 'Number of parables.' Going by what's published in the Gospels of the NKJV, how many parables did Jesus tell?
15. The letter 'O' is for the 'Only One'. In all the parables said by Christ, only one person is identified by name. It's the parable that appears in Luke 16:31 in which Jesus tells of a rich man and a helpless beggar who lived outside his house. The rich man is not identified, but the beggar is. What's the name of the beggar?
16. The letter 'P' is for 'Persistence' as in the Parable of the Persistent Widow. In the parable that can be found in Luke 18:1-8, who was the person the widow was persistent in requesting to take action on her behalf?
17. The letter 'Q' is for 'Queen'. The Queen and her Purple Cloth is one of the more popular parables in the Gospel of John. True or false?
18. The letter 'R' is for 'Rich' as in the Parable of the Rich Fool. (Luke 12:16-21.) What was the occupation of the rich fool?
19. The letter 'S' is for 'Sheep' as in the Parable of the Lost Sheep. In the parable, a shepherd has a flock of sheep and loses one of them. The shepherd goes looking for the missing animal and eventually finds it. How many sheep did the shepherd have? (Luke 15:1-7)
20. The letter 'T' is for 'Tares' as in the Parable of the The Tares, (or weeds). The parable, found in Matthew 13:24-30, tells of a man's enemy planting tares among his wheat. After discovering the tares in his wheat, what decision does the farmer make?
21. The letter 'U' is for the word 'Unprofitable' as in the Parable of the Unprofitable Servants, as per Luke 17:7-10. What two tasks does Jesus cite the servant as doing in the parable?
22. The letter 'V' is for 'Virgins' as in the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins. The parable appears in only one Gospel in the New Testament. What's the Gospel?
23. The letter 'W' is for 'Wine'. In Matthew, Mark and Luke one of the parables of Jesus involves wine. In the parable, which can be found in in Matthew 9:17, Mark 2:22, Luke 5: 37-38, Jesus talks about new wine. How does he say new wine should be stored?
24. The letters 'X and 'Y' The letter Y is for 'Young' as in the young man in the Parable of the Prodigal Son. In the parable, the father held a gala feast after his young prodigal son returned after squandering his life. How did the prodigal son's older brother react in regards to the feast for the young man? (Luke 15:11-32.)
25. The letter 'Z' is for Zacchaeus, the diminutive chief tax collector of Jericho. According to Scripture, Jesus told him a parable about the evil of loving money when the two met. True of false?
Source: Author Cowrofl
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