Why did Jesus speak in parables?

When Jesus taught, He often spoke in what are known as “parables”. This style of teaching can be challenging to comprehend even now with the full revelation of God’s word. It’s easy to see why many in His audience left confused and without understanding. That prompts the question, why would Jesus teach in an allegedly "ineffective" way?

how do i become more spiritual

How do I become more spiritual?

Have you ever struggled with the question of "how do I become more spiritual?" Many Christians understand that God desires for us to grow spiritually, but how do we actually achieve that? In this article, I will explain the Biblical meaning of "spiritual", the difference between that and the secular view of spirituality, and practically how we can become more spiritual in our lives.

Stepping Stones of Faith

When the Bible Isn’t Clear: What is Right and Wrong?

Some decisions come to us easily. Either they are explicitly laid out in the Bible, or they are obviously immoral. But how do we make decisions on what is right and wrong where the answer is not so obvious, where the Bible is silent?

What does the Bible say about abortion?

Abortion is a divisive topic. That simple truth means that we should take great care to understand the issue and strive to find the truth. We believe that there is an objective truth in life, and that the Bible helps us specifically to understand morality. More to the point, how to decide what is right and wrong. Therefore, as it relates to abortion we ask the question, what does the Bible say?

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