Ask the Lord 

New Testament: Luke 8.9

To read the Bible in a year, read Luke 8.1–21 on April 1, In the year of our Lord Christ 2023

By Don Ruhl 

Do you have trouble understanding parts of the word of God? Do what the disciples did when they did not understand what he meant: 

Then His disciples asked Him, saying, “What does this parable mean?”

– Luke 8.9 

Yes, you can ask a preacher, a teacher, or other Christian whom you believe knows the word of God, and, yes, you can consult a commentary, but do not forget to ask the One who gave us the word. 


  • Do you know what the parable meant in this narrative? 
  • Why did Jesus speak in parables? 

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