When Jesus Doesn’t Explain Himself

Text: Luke 8:4-10
Speaker: Jason Ching
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Jesus used parables, a popular method of teaching. But his reasons for using parables are often misunderstood.

  1. Explain the basic picture of the seed on each type of soil. 
  2. What would have been so confusing to the crowds after Jesus gave the parable? 
  3. Why did Jesus use parables? 
  4. What does Jesus’ command, “He who has ears to hear, let him ear” mean? How does that command speak to you in your life?