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Parable of the sower

Jesus tells a parable about a sower. (Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:1-15)

Jesus tells a parable about a sower.

Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:1-15

Contributed by LUMO project

A tearful woman anoints Jesus and is forgiven

A tearful woman with a reputation for immorality anoints Jesus and finds forgiveness.  (Luke 7:36-50)

A tearful woman with a reputation for immorality anoints Jesus and finds forgiveness.

Luke 7:36-50

Contributed by LUMO project

Parable of the Good Samaritan

A parable of Jesus about a Samaritan who cares for a Jew in need. (Luke 10:25-37)

A parable of Jesus about a Samaritan who cares for a Jew in need.

Luke 10:25-37

Contributed by LUMO project

Parable of the barren fig tree

Jesus tells a parable of a fig tree that did not bear fruit. (Luke 13:6-9)

Jesus tells a parable of a fig tree that did not bear fruit.

Luke 13:6-9

Contributed by LUMO project

Great Feast

Free Bible pictures of the parable of the Great Feast (or Great Banquet). (Luke 14:15-23)

A parable of Jesus about the Great Feast with an unexpected guest list.

Luke 14:15-23

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Parable of the Lost Sheep

Parable of a shepherd who searches for his lost sheep. (Luke 15:1-7)

Parable of a shepherd who searches for his lost sheep.

Luke 15:1-7

Contributed by LUMO project

Lost Coin

Free Bible pictures of the parable of the Lost Coin. (Luke 15:8-10)

The parable Jesus told about a woman who lost a coin.

Luke 15:8-10

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Prodigal Son

Free Bible pictures of the parable of the Prodigal Son (or Two Sons). (Luke 15:11-32)

A parable of Jesus about two sons and their forgiving father.

Luke 15:11-32

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Persistent Widow

Free Bible pictures of the parable of the Persistent Widow who pestered a judge for justice. (Luke 18:1-8)

The parable Jesus told about a widow who persisted in trying to get justice from an unjust judge.

Luke 18:1-8

Contributed by FreeBibleimages

Parable of the talents

Jesus tells a parable about a man who gave money to each of his servants to invest while he was away. (Matthew 25:14-30)

Jesus tells a parable about a man who gave money to each of his servants to invest while he was away.

Matthew 25:14-30

Contributed by LUMO project

Illustrated stories

David, Bathsheba and Nathan's parable

Nathan the prophet confronts David after he commits adultery and murder. (2 Samuel 11:1-12:25)

Nathan the prophet confronts David after he commits adultery and murder.

2 Samuel 11:1-12:25

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Parables of the New Cloth and Wineskins

Two parables Jesus told about unshrunk cloth and new wineskins. (Matthew 9:14-17)

Two parables Jesus told about unshrunk cloth and new wineskins.

Matthew 9:14-17

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Lord of the Harvest

Jesus tells us to pray for more workers to go into the harvest field. (Matthew 9:35-38)

Jesus tells us to pray for more workers to go into the harvest field.

Matthew 9:35-38

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Parables about the Kingdom of Heaven

Parables of Mustard Seed, Yeast, Hidden Treasure and Pearl. (Matthew 13:31-33, 44-45, Mark 4:30-32, Luke 13:18-21)

Parables of Mustard Seed, Yeast, Hidden Treasure and Pearl.

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-45, Mark 4:30-32, Luke 13:18-21

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Parable of the midnight visitor

Jesus teaches about prayer through a story of a late-night visitor. A set of images for young children. (Luke 11:5-10)

Jesus teaches about prayer through a story of a late-night visitor. A set of images for young children.

Luke 11:5-10

Contributed by Andrea Rau

One hundred sheep

A caring shepherd searches for one of his sheep that is lost. (Matthew 8:11-14)

A caring shepherd searches for one of his sheep that is lost.

Matthew 8:11-14

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

The Parable of the Sower

Jesus tells a parable about a seed being sown on different soils to help us understand how different people respond to God's Word. (Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23)

Jesus tells a parable about a seed being sown on different soils to help us understand how different people respond to God's Word.

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Parable of the sower for young children

Jesus tells a parable about a sower and then explains its meaning. (Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15)

Jesus tells a parable about a sower and then explains its meaning.

Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15

Contributed by Sue Bentley

The Parable of the Sower

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of the parable of the sower that Jesus taught the crowds from a boat moored by the shore. (Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:1-15)

The parable of the sower that Jesus taught.

Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:1-15

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Weeds, Mustard Seed and Leaven Parables

Jesus tells three parables about the Kingdom of Heaven using weeds (tares), a mustard seed and yeast as illustrations. (Matthew 13:24-43)

Jesus tells three parables about the Kingdom of Heaven using weeds (tares), a mustard seed and yeast as illustrations.

Matthew 13:24-43

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

Parable of the Weeds

Jesus teaches about the Kingdom of Heaven using a parable about weeds (tares) in a field of wheat. (Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 13:36-43)

Jesus teaches about the Kingdom of Heaven using a parable about weeds (tares) in a field of wheat.

Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 13:36-43

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The parables of the Kingdom of Heaven

Parables about hidden treasure, a valuable pearl and a catch of fish. (Matthew 13:44-53)

Parables about hidden treasure, a valuable pearl and a catch of fish.

Matthew 13:44-53

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The treasure in the field

Jesus tells a parable about a man who finds treasure hidden in a field. (Matthew 13:44)

Jesus tells a parable about a man who finds treasure hidden in a field.

Matthew 13:44

Contributed by René Pfitzner

A woman who anoints Jesus finds forgiveness

When an immoral woman anoints the feet of Jesus at the house of Simon the Pharisee, Jesus teaches about forgiveness. (Luke 7:36-50)

When an immoral woman anoints the feet of Jesus at the house of Simon the Pharisee, Jesus teaches about forgiveness.

Luke 7:36-50

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

The Farmer and the Seed (Parable of the Sower)

Jesus tells a parable about a sower scattering seed on different soils. (Luke 8:4-15)

Jesus tells a parable about a sower scattering seed on different soils.

Luke 8:4-15

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Parable of the unforgiving servant

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of the parable of the unforgiving servant. (Matthew 18:21-35)

Jesus's parable of the unforgiving servant.

Matthew 18:21-35

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Good Samaritan

A parable Jesus taught to challenge our thinking about our care for others. (Luke 10:25-37)

A parable Jesus taught to challenge our thinking about our care for others.

Luke 10:25-37

Contributed by Rev. Henry Martin

Parable of the Good Samaritan

Jesus tells a parable about a Samaritan who, unlike a Jewish Priest and a Levite, stops to help a Jew who has been attacked and robbed. (Luke 10:25-37)

Jesus tells a parable about a Samaritan who, unlike a Jewish Priest and a Levite, stops to help a Jew who has been attacked and robbed.

Luke 10:25-37

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Parable of the Rich Fool

Jesus tells a parable about an ambitious but foolish rich man. (Luke 12:13-21)

Jesus tells a parable about an ambitious but foolish rich man.

Luke 12:13-21

Contributed by Arabs for Christ

The silly, greedy farmer

Jesus tells a parable about a rich foolish farmer. (Luke 12:16-21)

Jesus tells a parable about a rich foolish farmer.

Luke 12:16-21

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Parable of the Lost coin

Parable of the woman who searches for a lost coin. A set of images for young children. (Luke 15:8-10)

Parable of the woman who searches for a lost coin. A set of images for young children.

Luke 15:8-10

Contributed by Andrea Rau

Parable of the lost son

A son who travels and squanders his inheritance finds forgiveness when he returns to his father. (Luke 15:11-32)

A son who travels and squanders his inheritance finds forgiveness when he returns to his father.

Luke 15:11-32

Contributed by Sue Bentley

The parable of the two sons

A son is deeply resentful when his father welcomes home his wayward younger brother. (Luke 15:11-32)

A son is deeply resentful when his father welcomes home his wayward younger brother.

Luke 15:11-32

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Prodigal Son

A loving father waits for his wayward son to return. (Luke 15:11-32)

A loving father waits for his wayward son to return.

Luke 15:11-32

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther

Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus

Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and Lazarus, a beggar, who both die. (Luke 16:19-31)

Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and Lazarus, a beggar, who both die.

Luke 16:19-31

Contributed by Arabs for Christ

The persistent widow

A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow. (Luke 18:1-8)

A modern day adaptation of the parable of the persistent widow.

Luke 18:1-8

Contributed by René Pfitzner

Parable of the Tenants

Free Bible illustrations at Free Bible images of the parable Jesus told of the tenant farmers who beat or kill the servants sent to collect the owner's share of the harvest. They even murder the owner's son. (Matthew 21:33-46, Mark 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19)

The parable Jesus told of the tenant farmers who beat or kill the servants sent to collect the owner's share of the harvest. They even murder the owner's son.

Matthew 21:33-46, Mark 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19

Contributed by Sweet Publishing

Parable of the tenants of a vineyard

Jesus tells a parable about the wicked tenants of a vineyard who murder the owner's son. (Matthew 21:33-45, Mark 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19)

Jesus tells a parable about the wicked tenants of a vineyard who murder the owner's son.

Matthew 21:33-45, Mark 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19

Contributed by Rev. Henry Martin

Parable of the Royal Wedding

When guests invited to a royal wedding refuse to attend the King takes action. (Matthew 22:1-14)

When guests invited to a royal wedding refuse to attend the King takes action.

Matthew 22:1-14

Contributed by Arabs for Christ

The parable of the ten virgins

Jesus tells a story encouraging His followers to always be ready because His return will be unexpected. (Matthew 25:1-13)

Jesus tells a story encouraging His followers to always be ready because His return will be unexpected.

Matthew 25:1-13

Contributed by Good News Productions, International

The parable of the talents of gold

A parable about three servants left to invest their master's money. (Matthew 25:14-30)

A parable about three servants left to invest their master's money.

Matthew 25:14-30

Contributed by Arabs for Christ

The Good Worker (Parable of the Talents)

Jesus tells a parable about a two workers who used their talents wisely and one who did not. (Matthew 25:14-30)

Jesus tells a parable about two workers who used their talents wisely and one who did not.

Matthew 25:14-30

Contributed by Lambsongs: Jill Kemp and Richard Gunther
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