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. (644 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. (1,056 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. (982 words)

  • Head Tax

    Matthew alone includes the story of collecting head tax. (70 words)

  • Who is Greatest

    Grand Tour provides a series of parables in chronological order matched to the overall story of the Bible. The parable of the dispute about who is the greatest is about Joseph. (690 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. (875 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 Divorse is about Moses. (877 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 childrn who crossed the Jordan. (578 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. (1,134 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. (1,011 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. (599 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. (1,167 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. (1,398 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. (149 words)