Why Would Jesus Create Parables with “Secret Meanings”?

Didn’t Jesus hang out and speak with regular everyday people?

Jesus Teaches the People by the Sea — James Tissot — Credit

Recently I posted the following tweet on Twitter which didn’t generate a lot of interest. However, I did receive one retweet that I felt deserved a serious answer.

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