His disciples said, "See, now You are speaking plainly and without figures of speech.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 13:34
Jesus spoke all these things to the crowds in parables. He did not tell them anything without using a parable.
He spoke this message quite frankly, and Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him.
Jesus spoke to them using this illustration, but they did not understand what He was telling them.
I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you this way, but will tell you plainly about the Father.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus comforts his disciples by the promise of the Holy Spirit, and his ascension;
23. assures their prayers made in his name to be acceptable.
33. Peace in Jesus, and in the world affliction.
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