Living the Parables of Jesus

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Episode 29: Living the Parables of Jesus
Hank Smith
April 2021

If we seek to teach in the Savior’s way, a common approach the Lord used was parables.  In fact, Mark says that “without a parable spake he not unto them” (Mark 4:34).  Good parables are multi-layered, and the teacher often leaves them uninterpreted to cause listeners to reflect and draw meaning. In this episode, BYU Religion’s Hank Smith shares insights from his publication on the parables of Jesus, why the Lord utilized them to teach, and why we should seek to do the same today. 


Living the Parables: Applying Christ’s Teachings to our Lives (Covenant Communications, 2019)

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