Theme: Jesus' Teaching Techniques
In the Beginning
(Jesus’ Teaching Techniques)
Jesus’ questions triggered personal
introspection. Good questions are remembered long after most statements
Jesus’ statements were often the quoted
words of Scripture. They had power and authority in receptive minds.
A good story can move an audience and appeal
directly to the emotions. Facts alone do not produce faith.
Witnessing the miracles had a convincing
power far beyond words or reason. Jesus often built parable-like
symbolisms into his miracles.
Metaphor Audio MP3
Metaphors bring the Scriptures to life
producing a picture forged with words. John’s gospel records seven great
“I am” metaphors Jesus applied to himself.
Teaching by Example
We are observers of our Lord’s powerful use
of example to teach others. Let it be one of our teaching techniques as
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