Summer 2013 :: Matthew 13

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Matthew :: Understanding

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Jesus begins teaching in parables, stories used to teach spiritual lessons. Jesus was using what they knew, primarily farming terms, as a way of giving understanding about the Kingdom of Heaven. In these final parables, Jesus asks if the disciples if they have understood the things that he’s been teaching. This is a great reminder […]

Matthew :: Found

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Jesus begins teaching in parables, stories used to teach spiritual lessons. Jesus was using what they knew, primarily farming terms, as a way of giving understanding about the Kingdom of Heaven. The parables of the week involve a man selling everything he has to buy a field that holds treasure of great value, and a […]

Matthew :: Mustard and Yeast

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Jesus begins teaching in parables, stories used to teach spiritual lessons. Jesus was using what they knew, primarily farming terms, as a way of giving understanding about the Kingdom of Heaven. This week, we focus on Mustard seeds and Yeast in Matthew 13:31-35. These things are seemingly small, but they can turn into big things […]

Matthew :: Weeds

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Jesus begins teaching in parables, stories used to teach spiritual lessons, beginning with “The Sower”. Jesus was using what they knew, primarily farming terms, as a way of giving understanding about the Kingdom of Heaven. This week, we focus on weeds and Matthew 13:24. While our temptation may be to go through the fields pulling […]

Matthew :: Seeds & Soil

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Jesus begins teaching in parables, stories used to teach spiritual lessons, beginning with “The Sower”. Jesus was using what they knew, primarily farming terms, as a way of giving understanding about the Kingdom of Heaven. A sower is sowing seed on different kinds of soil, yielding different outcomes. The crowd doesn’t understand, and the disciples […]