Parables – The Prodigal Son

Parables – The Prodigal Son

Parables themselves present clear stories from everyday events that many in the crowd in Jesus’ time would recognize. Jesus did not code His teaching to prevent some people from understanding, since all equally would understand the imagery. All those gathered there certainly comprehended the aspects of the stories related to their everyday lives.┬áThe meaning of His teaching was cloaked because (as Jesus Himself stated) only certain people were intended to understand the meaning. By the revelation of the Holy Spirit, believers are able to understand the meaning of His parables. Continue reading