Grand Tour

The Books of Matthew and Mark both contain a series of parables where Jesus gives editorial on history. The series starts with Adam. It continues with Bible history through Jesus' own era. It then continues with key events in world history from the past 2000 years. The final parable is Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem. This chapter contains articles that take each parable in turn.

  • Jesus Rebukes Peter

    The 1st Grand Tour parable is Jesus rebuking Peter. This is a parable about Adam gaining the world and loosing his soul. (731 words)

  • The Transfiguration

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Noah. (1,071 words)

  • Jesus Heals a Mute Boy

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Babel. (926 words)

  • Head Tax

    Matthew alone includes the story of collecting head tax. This is a prophetic story matching back to the time of Abraham. This article explores. (594 words)

  • Who is Greatest

    Jesus was asked who is the greatest in his kingdom. His answer is an illustration in chronological order. By studying the timing we can find who he considers greatest, the Patriarch Joseph. This article explores. (781 words)

  • Millstone Into the Sea

    Grand Tour provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. The Parable of the millstone being tossed into the sea is about going down to Egypt. (926 words)

  • Marriage and Divorce

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. The parable about Marriage and Divorce is about Moses. (918 words)

  • Jesus Blesses the Little Children

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about the children who crossed the Jordan. (626 words)

  • Jesus and the Rich Young Ruler

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Solomon. (1,179 words)

  • Leaving all to Follow Jesus

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about the Assyrian deportation. (1,057 words)

  • Jesus Predicts his own Death

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Jesus’ death. (651 words)

  • Ten Become Indignant at the Two

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Constantine’s era. (1,218 words)

  • Jesus Heals Blind Bartimaeus

    Luke provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This one is about Russia’s Christian conversion. (1,448 words)

  • Jesus Enters Jerusalem

    Mark provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. This story deals with Jesus entry into Jerusalem at the end of the age. (200 words)