Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. And he was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them: “Listen! … .”
When the crowds kept pressing on Him, how could Yeshu teach? From a boat was one way. first on the near shore, also on the far side of the lake, and then back again. He taught in the hills, He taught in lonely places; and both in his own valley, and in the capital city and its neighborhood; and even in other prefectures.
People wanted healing; they also wanted freedom from suffering. So He healed them, and they also listened. But his preaching was not about political matters. He used few religious words, but spoke using illustrations that they could understand about farming and life in the home. Read the next message which is his first parable. Of what is it a picture?