note how the author encourages readers to find contemporary metaphors for the kingdom 1
Read “And Finally…the Kingdom of God Is Like This.on contemporary metaphors for the Kingdom of God. Choose one parable or other metaphor used by Jesus to describe the Kingdom of God. Explain how this metaphor would have made sense to the 1st century audience of Jesus. Note its historical or cultural relevance. Note the meaning and impact of this message on his original audience. Finally, imagine how this same meaning and impact might be communicated in your contemporary context.