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~ Why I Believe In Christian Fiction ~

Parables. That’s why. And what are parables? Simply defined, they are earthly stories with heavenly/spiritual meanings. Jesus used them most of the time to teach His disciples and the crowd of people that constantly gathered around Him. And it achieved two things: To those who cared to listen and had the heart to obey, it presented the Word of God in a simple and more comprehensive way, so that what was a difficult teaching at the time, became easier to grasp. To those who were rebellious at heart, parables portably kept the meanings of Jesus’ teaching hidden from them so that it became their stumbling block, further confusing, angering and frustrating them. No matter the case, parables always did one thing: speak the truth. By using parables, Jesus put in them the power of the Word so that upon hearing, the heart of a man/woman could be convicted and their spirits healed if they chose the truth. Parables were a mighty vessel that Jesus used to pour out salvation, deliverance and healing. He often used …