Parable of the Murdered Son
The Lord Jesus Christ was the master storyteller. He often spoke in parables because He wanted His listeners to go beyond the surface and dig for the hidden truth. In our passage for today, the Jewish leaders demanded to know the authority of Jesus. But He answered with a question of His own. Then He went beyond that and gave them what I call the parable of the murdered son. So let's look at the point Jesus was making.