| A quick thought on parables.
|There are some in the church who think that Jesus used parables to help explain complex truths. I would even venture to say there are many who imagine such. But we see in scripture that the parables were not told to enhance or explain the truth - but rather to obscure it - so that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not hear.
It sort of befuddles me then, when I see some in the church attempt to make up their own parables as "teaching tools" in ministry. In this case, imitation may be flattering, but it certainly isn't helping any!
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