• THE PARABLES
    CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

    THE PARABLES

    PARABLES OF THE KINGDOM A parable may be defined as any short story, bordering on familiar events or everyday experience, with the aim of illustrating a religious or moral situation. In the course of his teaching, Jesus used so many parables to illustrate his teachings, with the aim of making the people to understand such teachings. Some of such parables bordered on the nature of the kingdom of God, the love of God, as well as concern for one another. As for the parables illustrating the kingdom of God, Jesus’ focus were on its nature, its coming and the qualifications for entering it. The following parables illustrate the kingdom of…

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