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Jesus' Teaching:

Through the use of parables

Define Hermeneutics the art and science of biblical interpretation
Define Exegesis critical examination of a text with a view toward “drawing out” the correct meaning…an hermeneutical methodology
Define Eisegesis an examination of the text that concludes with an interpretation in which meaning is “read into” the text…an hermeneutical methodology
Define Parable to place along side of” …ultimately to compare a real life situation with a “made up” story in order to get a point across
Name the FOUR types of seed. Some fell on the path and the birds ate it Some on rocky ground and no depth of soil Some among the thorns and they were choked Some fell on good soil producing crops
Why speak in parables? To YOU it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God, but to them it has not been given…
Interpretaion of the parable of the Sower (PATH) the evil one snatches away the “word of the kingdom”
Interpretation of the Parable of the Sower (ROCKY GROUND) one who hears the “word” and rejoices but is soon falls away when trouble or persecution arise
Interpretation of the Parable of the Sower (THORNS) the cares of the world and the lure of wealth choke the “word”
Interpretation of the Parable of the Sower (GOOD SOIL) hears the “word” and understands it and produces much fruit
Parable of the Banquet (Luke 14) A great banquet was planned and the Master sent his servant to round up the dinner guests
The Parable of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15) a man who has two sons. The younger son asks his father to give him his portion of the family estate as an early inheritance. Once received, the son promptly sets off on a long journey to a distant land and begins to waste his fortune on wild living.
The Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10) a man falls prey to thieves on his way from Jerusalem down to Jericho. They left him half dead. Two religious leaders pass by without helping. The third person, a despised Samaritan, treats his wound, places him on his animal and carries him to an inn.
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