Jesus’ parables took many forms, including examples, comparisons, similes, and metaphors. He is well-known for his use of the parable, which has been defined as
How important are miracles in the Bible, yet do all people believe that they really happened?
“Miracles, by definition, violate the principles of science.”—RICHARD DAWKINS.
“Belief in miracles is entirely rational. Far from being an embarrassment to religious faith, they are signs of God’s love for, and continuing involvement in, creation.”—ROBERT A. LARMER, PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY.
SHOULD YOU believe in miracles? As we can see from the above quotations, opinions vary considerably. But how could you convincingly answer that question?
Jesus was the master at using parables that related to the lives of people. Many of his parables reflected things that he had no doubt seen while
Take a moment and ponder what it must have been like to be a disciple of Jesus Christ in the first century and imagine that
The parable is a comparison or similitude, a short simple, usually fictitious, story from which a moral or spiritual truth is drawn. The parable as
Many Bible scholars seldom speak of Jesus’ perfect mind. Jesus was a master at reasoning logically with the common people or the highly educated Jewish religious