The Parables of Jesus Explained

by Stephen Tvedten (Author)
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A thoroughly researched and deeply insightful exploration of Jesus’ teachings from the Gospels.

Over a third of the Gospels by Matthew, Mark, and Luke contain Jesus’ parables. In the Book of Matthew, we learn that this style of teaching fulfilled G-d’s prophecy: "I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world." But how do we best interpret these vital lessons?

The Parables of Jesus Explained offers a close reading of fifty two parables from the Bible. Author Stephen Tvedten explains that a parable is a word-picture which uses an earthly image or story to illustrate a spiritual truth or lesson. It creates a mini-drama that helps define the unknown and unseen by using both the visible and the known.

This volume includes close readings of some of the best-known parables, such as The Parable of the Good Samaritan and The Parable of the Prodigal Son, as well as lesser-known stories, such as The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant.

Publication date
September 21, 2021
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