The Parable Of The Parable For The Kingdom Of God

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"The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand;" Jesus announced dogmatically through Galilee (Mark 1:15, ESV). Jesus is the preeminent teacher and had an efficacious way of instruction, especially when the focal point was the kingdom of God. Parables were a wise tool that He utilized in conveying his messages and expressing the kingdom of God. Each exemplum had been devised according to the audience in that time period. Jesus explained exactly the reason for articulating through parables in Matthew 13:11-13, it was for the listeners to critically think and be able to open their eyes to the truth and choose. By teaching in this way, it gave the ones against him no concrete material for accusation. Though this was an indirect and figurative method, it…show more content…
In this paper, the parable of unmerciful servant will be evaluated based on the audience, the significance, and the impact thereof. Following this composition will be an original, contemporary parable for the kingdom of God. To begin, the parable of the unmerciful servant made sense for the audience that it was being delivered to. It was introduced when Peter approaches Jesus in the midst of the plenitude of metaphorical lessons to the disciples and asks a salient question. Peter asks Jesus how many times he ought to forgive another person for sinning against him, which Jesus replied the memorable 'until seventy times seven' (Matthew 18:21-22, KJV). This equates to a rather large sum that was stated in that way

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