Often, newspapers will put a cartoon in a prominent place on the editorial page and use a simple line or two in order to make a dramatic statement about the world in which we live. A picture can covey a striking message that even the best writer cannot match in impact. This is often how Jesus communicated. He painted simple pictures by telling stories that packed a profound truth. These stories made demands on that the listener to dig deep for truth in order to find life altering principles to live by.
In this series on "The Parables," you will grasp the deeper meaning behind the simple stories that Jesus told.