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Encouraging, comforting, and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. (1 Thess. 2:12 NIV)

Why did Jesus teach in parables?

Why Did Jesus Teach in Parables?

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Why did Jesus teach using Parables? First, as an aid to helping his disciples. Secondly, to obscure the message from those without faith.

The Great Commission

The Great Commission – Matthew 28:18-20

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Jesus left his church with what we call the Great Commission, to make disciples. That involves both evangelism and teaching.

take care of my sheep

What Did Jesus Mean by ‘Take Care of My Sheep’?

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After his resurrection, Jesus commissioned Peter to take care of his sheep. A task given to all pastors and teachers. Feeding the flock.

innocent of the blood

Innocent of your Blood – Acts 20:26-27

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Paul has a significant message for teachers. Only by teaching the whole will of God can we be innocent of the blood of those we teach.

Passing on our faith to the next generation

Passing On Our Faith To the Next Generation – 2 Timothy 2:2

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As Paul encouraged Timothy to instruct the next generation of teachers, so we should be conscious of passing on our faith to others.

tradition as a teaching tool

Using Tradition to Teach – Exodus 13:14

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Tradition can be a useful teaching tool. Know the origin and significance of your traditions. And use that to teach your children.

why parables

Why Did Jesus Teach in Parables? – Mark 4:10-12

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Why did Jesus teach in parables? It seems they were a way to teach his followers truth that was not revealed to those who did not follow him.