The Takeaway - Jesus tells a good story; the Bible is full of them. People learn best through stories, so He often shared timeless truth woven through a narrative. It was a purposeful way to communicate significant spiritual concepts in ways people understood and related to. Jesus’ goal wasn’t to entertain people. There was always something meaningful about the character of God and the hope of the good news that He wanted them to understand. What do we take away from these parables?
EXTRAordinary - What happens when you give God complete control and take risks? It’s scary and people may not understand, but the results are life-changing and world-altering. Through the life of Elisha the prophet, we will learn how to live extraordinary lives of faith. Don’t settle for average. Pursue