Matthew Chapter 11:2- 13:20
Chapter 13, third discourse, the Parable Discourse.
There are parables plus two explanation of parables and two explanations of why parables.
This is where we find the most parables together.
Parables are like extended metaphors which can be very brief (1-2 lines in length). They can also be very
long developing a long story, Parable of the Prodigal Son. (Merciful Father)
Sometimes they don’t make sense they are just too much. Parables are to give us to think. Senior divides
chapter 13 into three sections
- Three of the parables here come from Mark.
- First is of the Sower who went out to sow the seed. What would a par