Parables In Church History

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Even though throughout church history Parables have been interpreted in many ways, Parables are the most fundamental component because they are filled with hidden meaning, because early Christians began interpreting the text allegorically, through the “Many years of debates among evangelicals were about whether each parable teaches only one point or whether a parable may have several main points." In this research from different perspective will exploratory examples will be explained as novelist point out what they feel is meant by the Parables. Jesus was the master of teaching in parables and it was in his parables that we often find an unexpected twist or surprise ending that catches everyone’s attention.
First, one must know that Parables are the most fundamental component because they are filled with hidden meaning. Early Christians began interpreting the text allegorically and by interpreting the text allegorically they proposed many allegorical meanings unintended by the biblical authors (pg.5). Parables of the Gospels gave one example, which speaks of the New Testament interpretation of the parable of the Good Samaritan. Plummer says that “This story as an allegorical message of salvation, with the Good Samaritan is signifying Jesus”
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There may be more than main point, however it is in his (Jesus) parables where we will find the unexpected twist or surprise that we need and may not even be looking for. In the view of different scholars here we have different perspective on the Parable of the Gospels research has provided examples of the purpose of parables. Jesus tells us that He speaks in parables to hide the secrets of the kingdom from some and reveal them to others. The Secret to God Kingdom lies within his

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