How should parables be interpreted? Is there only one single meaning? It is the contention of this essay that the church has misunderstood the meaning of the parable on prayer found in Luke 11:5-8. The interpretation hinges on the translation of the Greek word "anaideia."
In the Old and New Testament daily events were used as parables to teach spiritual truth. This article encourages Christians to continue in this line of passing the truth of scripture from one generation to another.