Why Parables?

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Yesterday, we discussed the Parable of the Sower. Today, the disciples have a question for Jesus:

The disciples came to him and asked, “Why do you speak to the people in parables?”

Well done, good and faithful servant!

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Jesus is in his final week on this planet. Yesterday, he shared a parable on the importance of being wise and ready. Today, he continues that theme, echoing a similar parable he shared here:

Be Ready

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Yesterday, Jesus gave us a glimpse of the future. Today, he emphasizes some of his key points in this poignant parable:

Be a Faithful Servant

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Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem for the last time. He told the people this parable because they thought the Kingdom of God was going to appear at once:

The Good Samaritan

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Today, Jesus tells a story that demonstrates what it reeeeeeally looks like to love others:

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)