A parable is not an allegory, in which words are used figuratively. Neither is it a proverb (a statement of fact with no tale at all) or a fable (fantasy in which fairies flutter and animals talk) (Copied from my King James Study Bible)
According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary it’s: a short story that teaches a moral or spiritual lesson; especially : one of the stories told by Jesus Christ and recorded in the Bible
Below is a list of blog posts of parables that Jesus spoke in the Bible. I have used My King James (KJV) Study Bible for all verses posted on my blog and any verse links are to the Online King James Bible.
Click on any of the posts below to open a new tab with all the parable verses and information.
The Parable Of The Sower in Matthew 13:1-9 1 The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. 2 And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the… Continue reading →
Yea Are The Light Of The World – Matthew 5:14-16 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. 15 Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth… Continue reading →
Matthew 13:10-17 10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? 11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. 12 For whosoever… Continue reading →