It is one of Jesus’ trademarks to teaching in parables. Often, His "parable teachings" could have the touch of "Realism" and in other instances they come in the form of "Symbolism." However, as parables are in general sense described as "short allegorical stories designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson", so was Jesus’ parables. They revealed to us the inner story about God, his works, relationship with us or about his kingdom as we can see in today’s Gospel.
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