13 The Parables

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1 12. Christ’s Parables in  Luke and Matthew “Jesus Raising the daughter of Jairus”
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2 Keys to Understanding Parables There are five basic keys useful in deciphering and understanding parables: 1) Parable comes from the Greek Paraballo 2) Jewish manner of learning Alma 12:10 There are many layers, not just one set answer 3) Look for the “liken unto” (=) 4) What is the question being asked that prompts the parable 5) Parables protect the unlearned
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3 Luke’s Parables—The Good Samaritan What question has been asked? On the first glance, this parable is about being good neighbors—Charity and Service Dig deeper! How can we interpret The Samaritan The Wounded Man Jericho and Jerusalem The Levite and the Priest Oil, wine, and two pence
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Luke’s Parables—The Prodigal Son What comment sparks the parable On first glance, what is this parable about? Dig deeper!
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course REL A 211 taught by Professor Olson during the Summer '08 term at BYU.

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