Presentation on theme: "Parable of the Ten Virgins. The Parable Description of real life in the church. –“the kingdom of heaven will be…” Immediate Context: –The Lord Will Come."— Presentation transcript:
Parable of the Ten Virgins
The Parable Description of real life in the church. –“the kingdom of heaven will be…” Immediate Context: –The Lord Will Come (10 Virgins) –The Lord Will Judge (Talents) –The Lord Will Reward (Sheep & Goats) Historical Context: –Popularity & Confusion Primary Purpose: Be on the alert!
The 5 Foolish Virgins: Be Alert Because… We cannot afford to be foolish. –Vs. 2 We do not know when He will come. –Vs. 5 We should not always depend on others. –Vs. 8-9 We must not be late. –Vs. 11-12 Now is our opportunity. –Vs. 5
The 5 Wise Virgins: Be Alert By… Being Wise –Vs. 2 Being Prepared –Vs. 4 Being Good Stewards –Vs. 9 Being Helpful –Vs. 9 Being Ready –Vs. 10