Chapter 3 – Parables Of Multiplication

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Define the word “parable.”
  • Explain why Jesus used parables.
  • Identify principles of multiplication in parables taught by Jesus.

INTRODUCTION

This lesson focuses on principles of multiplication taught by Jesus during His earthly ministry. A parable is a story which uses an example from the natural world to illustrate a spiritual truth.

The actual meaning of the word “parable” is to “lay beside, to compare.@ In parables, Jesus compared natural examples with spiritual truths. A parable is an earthly story with a Heavenly
meaning.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.