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361. Did Jesus have secret teachings?
Jesus told his disciples that he spoke in parables so that no one else would understand what he was saying.
(His teaching was a secret that he shared only with his disciples.)
And the disciples
came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? He answered and said
unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom
of heaven, but to them it is not given. Matthew 13:10-11
When he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
nd he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without,
all these things are done in parables. Mark 4:10-11
His disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be? And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God:
but to others in parables. Luke 8:9-10
Jesus told the high priest that he spoke openly to everyone about everything. He told his
disciples the same things he told everyone else.
The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine. Jesus answered him,
I spake openly to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the
temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.
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