Outline Number 8

 

Triple-illustrated Truths

 

In His sermons and discourses the Lord Jesus Christ used simple illustrations to teach sublime truths. Sometimes He gave more than one illustration for a single truth.

His purpose was that everyone irrespective of his background, learning and experience

should understand and apply those truths.

Hereís a compilation of ten triple-illustrated truths of eternal significance

for every disciple of Christ.

 

1. Sanctification (Mt 23:23-28)

 

        (a) Camel

        (b) Cup

        (c) Cemetery

 

2. Spirit-Gift (Lk 11:9-13)

 

        (a) Bread / Stone

        (b) Fish / Snake

        (c) Egg / Scorpion

 

3. Scripture Study (Lk 14:15-20)

    (The bread of Godís Word)

 

        (a) Field

        (b) Flock

        (c) Family

 

4. Supplication

 

        (a) A Friend       (Lk 11:5-10)

        (b) A Widow     (Lk 18:1-8)

        (c) A Woman     (Mt 15:21-28)

 

5. Soulwinning (Lk 15:1-32)

 

        (a) Sheep

        (b) Silver coin

        (c) Son

 

6. Service

 

        (a) Good Samaritan         (Lk 10:29-37)

        (b) Good Shepherd         (Jn 10:6,11-15)

        (c) Good Steward           (Lk 12:42-48)

 

7. Sacrifice (Lk 9:57-62)

 

        (a) Domestic comforts

        (b) Domestic formalities

        (c) Domestic attachments

 

8. Supremacy

 

        (a) Humbling          (Mt 18:1-4)

        (b) Serving             (Lk 22:24-27)

        (c) Footwashing     (Jn 13:12-17)

 

9. Solidarity (Mt 12:25,30)

 

        (a) Country

        (b) City

        (c) Cottage

 

10. Second Coming (Lk 17:30-37)

 

        (a) Two men in bed

        (b) Two women in mill

        (c) Two workers in field