June 23: “Why Did Jesus Speak in Parables?” (Matthew 13:10-17)

Jesus’ parables tell us about God’s kingdom or God’s reign. The parables are about what God is doing and will do through Jesus the Messiah. Jesus spoke in parables to bring both judgment and mercy. They harden some hearts but soften other hearts to create faith. In the end, the parables serve to illustrate God’s sovereignty.

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