Devotionals on Parables
Parables evoke a wide range of responses and feelings in their listeners and readers. This has stimulated much discussion in Church history about them, ranging from the purpose of parables to the interpretation of parables. From a devotional point of view, we consider these overarching themes:
- The parables of Jesus connect people to truth
- The parables of Jesus harden people
- The parables of Jesus demand obedience
As we draw closer to Christmas, let’s allow Him to search our hearts. Let’s allow the Holy Spirit to teach us from the parables, so we recognise that Christmas prepares us to know Jesus, enter His Kingdom and be ready for His Second Coming. He came the first time as a baby. He will come again as a Judge and King.