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Don’t try to make a parable walk on all-fours. Hebrew parable is the opposite of Western descriptive language. Whereas the latter seeks to encode discrete ideas that are the same in all contexts, parable seeks to offer imagery that adjusts … Continue reading
This parable continues the context in the previous chapter. The Pharisees resented how Jesus was inviting the poor and unfortunate peasants into His teaching of the Kingdom of Heaven. This was part of the false doctrine that possessing material wealth … Continue reading
The language of the heart is parable and symbolism. It is impossible to clinically describe the Spirit Realm from where our minds stand now. There’s noting that requires us to use biblical symbols, but it is absolutely vital that we … Continue reading
Mysticism is the only way you can hear God. Symbolism — also referred to as parable, or parabolic language — is the language of conviction, faith, and of the heart. That’s how God designed it. We refer to “the world” … Continue reading
The symbolic logic behind parables requires quantum thinking. It requires that you tear things down to the smallest practical level, including thinking about thinking itself, and become aware that a particular symbol has meaning on multiple levels. The parabolic symbols … Continue reading
I continue revising my book about the Gospels. In regards to Matthew 9, one of the things I wrote was: Why should the Lamb of God neglect the observance of ritual fasting? The Law of Moses called for one annual … Continue reading