Welcome back to our ongoing series, I DARE YOU. This is our look at the unique parables of Jesus Christ from the four Gospels found in the New Testament. Once a week, we will examine one of Christ’s stories and let his challenge to his first-century audience speak to us now and provoke us to live in the Kingdom of God better, more fully, more wholeheartedly. We see these parables as dares to step outside of the norm of the world and enter into what God has for us. We hope that you will be likewise challenged and that you will take the dare to live a more Christlike, Kingdom of God-focused life.
This is another one of those parables that are popular. One of the few that quickly come to mind when someone says the “parable”. But just because it is popular, just because you and I have heard it before, it doesn’t mean that we have heard everything before.
Even in this story of Jesus’, there is a challenge, a dare, for believers to rise to. A sacred calling that we must hear in the middle of the Parable of the Good Samaritan. Continue reading “I DARE YOU: To Use What You Have”