The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like

The Parable of the Weeds | Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43

The parable of the kingdom of heaven that will be our focus is the Parable of the Weeds as told by Jesus in Matthew 13:24-30. Helpfully, Jesus provides an explanation of this parable in verses 36-43 of the same chapter, so we will also give much attention to those verses. This sermon consists of two …

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The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like

The Parables of the Hidden Treasure & Pearl of Great Value | Matthew 13:44-46

The two parables within our study communicate the same basic truth, yet they do so using different similes that present it from two angles. The big idea behind these deceptively simple parables is that the kingdom of heaven is exceedingly valuable. In fact, it is worth losing everything you have in order to obtain it. …

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The Purpose of the Parables

The parables of Jesus are easily recognized as some of His most well-known teachings. The Good Samaritan and Prodigal Son are at least understood by name in most of the Western world. Yet for all of their popularity, Jesus’ parables can be quite difficult to understand or, at least, understand properly, which as we will …

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