Acted Parables - Rich Braaksma

January 03, 2016

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Media @ New Hope CalgaryIn this message Pastor Rich looks at Acted Parables deliberate symbolic public actions that radically call attention to spiritual truth. We'll look at the Acted Parables of Jesus, the great prophets and wonder What place do Acted Parables have today? What place might they have?

Son of man, take a sharp sword and use it as a barber's razor to shave your head and beard. divide up the hair burn a third of the hair inside the city, take a third and strike it with the sword scatter a third to the wind' take a few hairs and tuck them away in the folds of your garment.
Ezekiel 5:1-3

The Lord said to me: Make a yoke out of straps and crossbars and put it on your neck. Then send word to the kings of Edom, Moab, Ammon, Tyre and Sidon. With my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth and its people and the animals that are on it. Now I will give all your countries into the hands of my servant Nebuchadnezzar.
Jeremiah 27:2-6

Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his authority, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
John 13:3-5

Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.
John 2:13-16

For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.
1 Corinthians 11:26

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Oh for a Thousand Tongues

All who are Thirsty


Be Thou my Vision

Everything Glorious

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parable,Ezekiel 5:1-3,Jeremiah 27:2-6,1Corinthians 11:26

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