Question

Why Did Jesus always talk in Parables?

Answer

Jesus spoke in parables to make the kingdom of God more easily understood by the people. Most times when trying to describe something, using a story to explain the point is the most effective way to communicate the information.

Parables were a common way of teaching used by rabbis and prophets in the ancient world. It was a popular teaching technique well accepted.

Parables help the listener to pay more attention to the story. Which character do we identify with and why?

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