Parables of the Kingdom

08. A King Taking Account (Part 2)

Reading: Gospel of Matthew 18:23-35 (23) …the kingdom of Heaven has been compared to a man, a king, who desired to take account with his slaves. (24) And he having begun to reckon, one debtor of ten thousand talents was brought near to him. (25) But he not having any to repay, the lord commanded…

07. A King Taking Account (Part 1)

Reading: Gospel of Matthew 18:23-35 (23) …the kingdom of Heaven has been compared to a man, a king, who desired to take account with his slaves. (24) And he having begun to reckon, one debtor of ten thousand talents was brought near to him. (25) But he not having any to repay, the lord commanded…

06. The Dragnet

Readings: The Gospel of Matthew 13:47-50 Again, the kingdom of Heaven is compared to a drag net thrown into the sea, and gathering together of every kind; (48) which, when it was filled, drawing it up on the shore, and sitting down, they gathered the good into containers, and they threw out the rotten. (49)…

05. The Pearl of Great Price

Readings: The Gospel of Matthew 13:45-46 Again, the kingdom of Heaven is compared to a man, a merchant seeking excellent pearls; (46) who finding one very precious pearl, going away has sold all things, as many as he had, and bought it. Last time we looked into what it was to find treasure in a…

04. Treasure Hidden in a Field

Readings: The Gospel of Matthew 13:44 Matt. 13:44 Again, the kingdom of Heaven is compared to treasure being hidden in the field, which finding, a man hid; and for the joy of it, he goes and sells all things, as many as he has, and buys that field. We have spoken of the field as…

03. The Leaven in the Meal

Readings: The Gospel of Matthew 13:33-35 Matt. 13:33-35 He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of Heaven is compared to leaven, which taking, a woman hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened. (34) Jesus spoke all these things in parables to the crowds, and He did not speak to them…

02. The Mustard Seed

Readings: Psalm 1:1-6 & The Gospel of Matthew 13:31-35 Psalm 1:1-6 Blessed is the man who has not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, and has not stood in the way of sinners, and has not sat in the seat of scorners. (2) But his delight is only in the Law of Jehovah, and…

01. The Wheat and the Tares

Reading: Gospel of Matthew 13:24-30 24 Another parable He places before them, saying “Likened was the kingdom of the heavens to a man sowing ideal seed in his own field. 25 Yet, while the men are drowsing, his enemy came and sows darnel over amidst the grain, and came away. 26 Now, when the blade…

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