Jesus liked to teach using parables (stories), and as a result, we find many of these teaching stories throughout Matthew, Mark and Luke. For me, certain parables make sense right away. There are others, though, that aren't quite as clear, and I struggle a little as I work on deciphering Jesus' underlying message. Either way, they're a good learning tool because the stories make me think, helping me look differently at certain situations, actions or maybe the way I've been approaching something.
So what are your thoughts and experiences with Jesus' parables? How do you approach them? What are some benefits you've received? Tami
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