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5 edition of The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables found in the catalog.

The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables

by Joseph Bayly

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Chariot Victor Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Religion - Christian Living,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8084543M
    ISBN 100781409357
    ISBN 109780781409353

      The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables): Joseph Bayly, Douglas Wilson, Brandon Chasteen: Books - ews: The Study Book contains an introduction and 12 in-depth chapters on the parables. The 12 chapters correspond to the basic lessons in the Modern Parables of the six parables is covered in two chapters: one on 'Understanding the Parable' and one on 'Living the Parable.' The 'Understanding' chapters include background and context, section-by-section exegesis, and the relationship of.

    Joe Bayly gives his interpretation of this modern-day parable in the final chapter. “The little city where the Gospel Blimp was conceived is the world, our latter twentieth century American world, in which Christians work and play, raise children, buy automobiles and face the devil.”. Buy The Gospel blimp by Joseph Bayly (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

    THE GOSPEL BLIMP (), The film adaptation of Christianauthor Joseph Bayly's popular satire, is a sly indictment ofnon-personal evangelism. The film chronicles the wild ideaby a group of Christian neighbors, pondering how best toreach people with the Gospel, to buy a full-blown BLIMP andspread the Gospel from on high. Among their ill-consideredtechniques is dropping Bible tract bombs on. Directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.. With Bob O'Donnell, Paul Bubar, Ed T. McDonnell, Joe Earley. A church group uses a blimp to evangelize their hometown, but things don't work as planned.


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The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables by Joseph Bayly Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables (Joseph Bayly Series): Bayly, Joseph: : Books/5(13). The Gospel Blimp is, of course, the main attraction and still has much to teach about mistakes made in evangelism.

The two Gooley stories are great fun, poking fun at the. Joseph Bayly had a unique perspective as a story teller. So often we are told a writer should just tell a story and not try to make a point, but that sure isn't the way Jesus told stories.4/5. The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables) - Kindle edition by Bayly, Joseph, Chasteen, Brandon, Wilson, Douglas.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables)/5(8). The Gospel Blimp is a modern-day parable about consumer-driven evangelism and how Christians often exchange friendship-evangelism to live in their secure Christian bubble.

This was written in 5/5(3). The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables) by Joseph Bayly, Brandon Chasteen (Editor), Douglas Wilson (Foreword by) Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ Taking the 'special relationship' as a central theme, the book explores the public and private Author: Joseph Bayly.

The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables is a good book to give to thinking evangelical friends. Bayly makes his points without offending traditional churchgoers.

My only major complaint is that Mr. Bayly is too safe and irenic for my taste; I would have preffered a bit of edgy, righteous indignation/5. Description: Here is a collection of Joe Bayly's best-loved stories: The Gospel Blimp (which sold overcopies in its original edition); the famous Gooley stories; How Silently, How Silently the classic Christmas Parable; and others.

"A long-overdue, embarrassingly accurate commentary on the feverish futility of too many sincere but pathetically misguided evangelical Christians.

It’s the first in a collection of parables by the late Joe Bayly, newly edited and re-released this month by Clearnote Press. The Gospel Blimp is the story of a couple of well meaning Christian men who aspire to reach their city for Jesus.

It’s the s. They want to do something big. They want to see the gospel. In the satirical book The Gospel Blimp (And Other Parables), a group of Christians ask those very questions and find their ‘solution’ in buying a blimp that can share Bible verses by loudspeaker and drop special tracts (called ‘fire-bombs’) all over their community.

Gospel Blimp - (4 MB, PDF) Upstanding christian Herm gets a brilliant idea for effectively spreading the gospel to his drinking, gambling neighbors: a blimp that drops bible verses.

When blimps speak, people listen. A parable utilizes the full story to produce the spiritual lesson, whereas a proverb, metaphor, simile, or figure of speech centers usually on a word, phrase or sentence. Discover the many parables of Jesus from the books of Matthew, Mark, and Luke in the collection of Bible verses below.

The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables) Paperback – 5 July by Joseph Bayly (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback $Reviews: 1. Buy Gospel Blimp/Modern Parables (Joseph Bayly Series) by Bayly, Joseph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables by Joseph Bayly 80 ratings, average rating, 15 reviews The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables Quotes Showing of 1 “Even a very godly and very funny man may need an editor to smooth out his subjunctive clauses.

Book Review: The Gospel Blimp (And Other Parables) by Joe Bayly A parable is more than a story. It is a story on target, set to shatter any listener who gets in its way.

For example, not one of the parable-films adequately captures the immediate context of the parable, let alone the broader context of the section and book in which it occurs. (2) It could be abused as a crutch for exegesis and exposition or as something that is more exciting than the God-breathed text.

Missing the gospel. A bit dated in some cultural references now, but The Gospel Blimp story itself was very meaningful to our church small group during our current neighboring study and initiative, and several of the other parables still hold up in their themes.

Each Parable is listed in the book that it is found, if the same parable is mentioned in more than one of the Gospels it is listed with a reference to each gospel in which it is found. The Parables are placed in alphabetical order according to their Name. Using the Search box you may search for any parable by name or verse.

For example, you can. The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables) eBook: Bayly, Joseph, Chasteen, Brandon, Wilson, Douglas: : Kindle StoreReviews: 5. Read "The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables)" by Joseph Bayly available from Rakuten Kobo.

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The Gospel Blimp (and Other Parables): Joseph Bayly: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.The Gospel Blimp and Other Modern Parables (Joseph Bayly Series) by Bayly, Joseph.David C. Cook. ISBN See Item Details Price: $The Gospel Blimp is the story of a handful of well-meaning Christians who have come together to reach out to their unbelieving neighbors.

Their solution? A sign-toting, tract-dropping blimp. This excerpt picks up in the middle of the story, after the blimp’s disastrous first run.

It must have been a frightening experience—the jolt, the hissing [ ].