The Net

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We’re in the midst of looking at some of the most important words ever uttered on this planet: a series of parables in which Jesus reveals the secrets of God’s Kingdom.

Today, we arrive at the last of the kingdom parables:

Hidden Treasure

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We’re in the midst of looking at some of the most important words ever uttered on this planet: a series of parables in which Jesus reveals the secrets of God’s Kingdom.

Here’s today’s parable pair:

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it.”

(Matthew 13:44-46)

From the Tiniest of Seeds

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We’re in the midst of looking at some of the most important words ever uttered on this planet: a series of parables in which Jesus reveals the secrets of God’s Kingdom.

Today, we get two parables for the price of one:

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”

He told them still another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough.”

(Matthew 13:31-33; Mark 4:30-32; Luke 13:18-21)

Wheat and Weeds

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Yesterday, we started looking at some of the most important words ever uttered on this planet: a series of parables in which Jesus reveals the secrets of God’s Kingdom.

Today’s selection is the Parable of the Weeds:

“This is what the Kingdom of God is like …”

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Today, we begin looking at some of the most important words ever uttered on this planet: a series of parables in which Jesus reveals the secrets of God’s Kingdom.

Here’s the first selection. Ask the Holy Spirit to illuminate each and every word deeeeep in your soul:

The Time Has Come

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Here’s our next stop:

Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.

From that time on Jesus began to preach the good news of God: “The time has come,” he said, “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”

(Luke 4:14-15, Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:14-15)

Jesus’ first recorded sermon clocked in at a mere 17 words. Today, we’ll examine the first 11.

The Coming of the Kingdom

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Some religious leaders asked Jesus when the Kingdom of God would come. Here’s how he replied: