Why Did Jesus Speak In Parables?

by Jack Wellman
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Why did Jesus speak in parables? What was their purpose? Parables The word parable means to “cast alongside” something else, so Jesus used parables in His teachings in this manner. He would cast out a truth alongside an earthly story. Sometimes their purpose was to hide the meaning; sometimes it was to make it plain, […]

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How to Interpret the Bible

by Jack Wellman
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How do you interpret the Bible?  Do you interpret the Bible literally?  Do you interpret it figuratively?  The answer is “Yes!” How Do You Interpret the Bible? The Bible is full of poetic writings, psalms (songs), wisdom literature, history, family lineage, prophecy, parables, analogies, symbols, and beatitudes.  So how do you interpret the Bible for […]

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