Matthew 13: Jesus Speaks in Parables

Why Does Jesus Speak in Parables? Throughout the New Testament, Jesus tells 46 parables (an allegorical story used to teach a spiritual lesson). In Matthew 13:10, immediately after Jesus delivered his first parable to the people, one of his disciples asks him why speaks in parables. Jesus gives a pretty straightforward …

How God Uses Hard Times to Our Benefit

Sometimes life gets hard. Maybe you have chronic pain or a chronic illness; maybe you’ve had a loved one pass away recently; or maybe your life is simply chaotic and you’re getting overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s hard to understand why God allows bad things to happen to good people. If you …