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He did not say anything to them without using a parable.... Mark 4:34
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About Bill Ray author of Illustrations for Sermons

Once a devout atheist, Bill Ray became a Christian through a personal experience with Jesus Christ. After serving as a pastor for 25 years, mostly in the Phoenix area, Bill retired (early) to pursue writing projects, serve in a jail ministry, and oversee his sermon illustration service for pastors, illustrationsforsermons.com. In addition to Answered Prayer: The Jesus Plan, Bill is the author of The Bible Sidekick (coming soon), the light-hearted reference book The 100 Most Entertaining Predictions about the 21st Century, and the soon-to-be-released science fiction series The White Hole Universe Chronicles. Bill holds the Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and an English degree from Grand Canyon University. Bill and his wife Lynette have been married for more than 30 years and have two lovely daughters and two absolutely beautiful granddaughters.