36 Parables: Purple
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36 Parables: Purple


The second in a series of short films based on the parables of Jesus.

For nearly 2,000 years, the parables of Christ have instructed and inspired. Now, three of these powerful stories are re-told for today's audiences on "Purple," the second of a series of 12 DVDs, "36 Parables."

Each DVD in the series contains short films depicting three beloved parables in modern situations, thought-provoking teaching tools that capture the mind and heart.

Watch the trailer for a video showing how to use these films with your small group.

Out Of Reach

Based on the Parable of the Friend at Midnight (Luke 11:5-8)
A young girl tries to persuade her father to let her play with his antique fire truck

The Car Lot

Based on the Parable of the Shrewd Manager (Luke 16:1-13)
A car salesman is forced to think creatively in order to obtain a new job.


Based on the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree (Luke 13:6-9)
A high school teacher fights for a student facing expulsion

Download the Study Guide for all 36 Parables films

Other DVDs in the 36 Parables Series:

36 Parables: Purple Details:

MPAA Rating: NR
Format: DVD Widescreen Region 0  What's a Region Code?
Also Found In: 3-Pack
Closed Captions: No
Languages: English
Product Release Date:
Length/Run Time: 16 minutes
Produced By: 36 Parables
Directed By: John Schimke
UPC/ISBN Number: 821681070591
Public Performance Rights: Included in purchase

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Modern Parables: The Shrewd Manager Lessons 5 & 6 - DVD 
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Latest Reviews for 36 Parables: Purple

3 of 5 Stars! 36 Parables: Purple - DVDPd W, 06/09/2015
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3 of 5 Stars! 36 Parables: Purple - DVDTorine O, 11/22/2011
Very good depictions of the actual parables. My family loves watching these and guessing the parable.
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