Jesus is not content with words. Words can become conventions layered with religious meanings. Over time, they lose their meaning and become dulled by overuse. With his parables, Jesus calls us to attention and breathes life into the concepts of grace, forgiveness, judgement, and neighbor.
In this week’s lesson, we will look at ten more parables and witness how Jesus brings them to life through his storytelling.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.
Reflect on one of the concepts mentioned in the Lesson Overview ("grace," "forgiveness," "judgement," or "neighbor"). Explain the concept in your own words. Have your studies in this course changed your understanding of the concept? If so, in what way(s)?