The Parables of Jesus: Part One: The Background – Brian Knowles – Good News Magazine

The Parables of Jesus: Part One: The Background – Brian Knowles – Good News Magazine

The Parables of Jesus: Part One: The Background

Among the greatest and most profound of all biblical teachings are the parables of Jesus Christ. During His three-and-one-half-year ministry, Jesus spoke from thirty to fifty parables (depending on which scholar’s estimate you wish to accept). There are some very important reasons why Jesus used the parabolic method of teaching. And for today’s Christian there is much vital meaning contained within these rustic examples which were taken from everyday life in ancient Judaea and its environs. A series of articles beginning in this issue will make that meaning come to life. SHOULD IT be surprising that Jesus used parables? Not if you understand something of the Jewish world in Christ’s day. …

The Parables of Jesus: Part One: The Background

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About Herbert W Armstrong

Herbert W. Armstrong (July 31, 1892 – January 16, 1986) founded the Worldwide Church of God in the late 1930s, as well as Ambassador College in 1946, and was an early pioneer of radio and tele-evangelism, originally taking to the airwaves in the 1930s from Eugene, Oregon. Mr. Armstrong preached an eclectic set of theological doctrines and teachings that came directly from the Bible. His teachings included the interpretation of biblical prophecy and taught observance of God’s Laws, Sabbath (Saturday), and the Biblical “Holy Days”.
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