“There was a man who had two sons…” “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers.” “The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls…”
Jesus was a master storyteller. His stories capture our attention and cause us to ponder their meaning. In this first of five lessons Professor of New Testament, Dr. Craig Blomberg, walks us through four different approaches to understanding the parables of Jesus.Lesson Objectives
When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:
As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
Is there just one meaning to a parable? And if so, why would Jesus have included such rich detail in these stories?