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He replied, “You are permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of God. But I use parables to teach the others so that the Scriptures might be fulfilled: ‘When they look, they won’t really see. When they hear, they won’t understand.’
[ Parable of the Lamp ] “No one lights a lamp and then covers it with a bowl or hides it under a bed. A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light can be seen by all who enter the house.
[ Parable of the Good Samaritan ] Jesus replied with a story: “A Jewish man was traveling from Jerusalem down to Jericho, and he was attacked by bandits. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him up, and left him half dead beside the road.
[ Parable of the Barren Fig Tree ] Then Jesus told this story: “A man planted a fig tree in his garden and came again and again to see if there was any fruit on it, but he was always disappointed.
[ Parable of the Shrewd Manager ] Jesus told this story to his disciples: “There was a certain rich man who had a manager handling his affairs. One day a report came that the manager was wasting his employer’s money.
[ Parable of the Ten Servants ] The crowd was listening to everything Jesus said. And because he was nearing Jerusalem, he told them a story to correct the impression that the Kingdom of God would begin right away.
[ Parable of the Evil Farmers ] Now Jesus turned to the people again and told them this story: “A man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and moved to another country to live for several years.
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70 topical index results for “parable”

AMBITION » Parable of the thistle, illustrating (2 Kings 14:9)
PETER » Of the parable of the steward (Luke 12:41)
READINGS, SELECT » THE PARABLE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN (Luke 10:25-37)
READINGS, SELECT » THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON (Luke 15:11-32)
ROBE » The parable of the man who was not dressed in a wedding garment (Matthew 22:11)