Parables of Jesus (The Growing Seed)

The parable of the growing seed is only recorded in the gospel according to Mark. It is a short little parable that has a powerful message hidden within the words of the parable. We are going to look at this parable’s meaning and significance to help us develop the best understanding for this parable. Let’s…

Parables of Jesus (The Wedding Banquet)

The parable of the wedding banquet may be one of the most important parables for understanding how the kingdom of God works. This parable can seem very confusing with a bunch of moving parts. This parable also carries with it the major themes that Jesus has been discussing through his parables. What is this parable…

Parables of Jesus (The Net)

The last parable in the collection of the kingdom parables is the parable about fish in the net. This parable is a grand finale of the parables to conclude what Jesus has been talking about with the kingdom of heaven. We’re going to look at this parable to gain understanding as well as look at…

Parables of Jesus (Hidden Treasure & Pearl)

As we move into the last few parables about the kingdom of heaven that Jesus talks about, there are two parables that are very small in length and can seem insignificant. However, the meaning of these two parables can transcend all assumptions of their value. The two parables are about a hidden treasure and a…

Parables of Jesus (Mustard Seed & Yeast)

Continuing our journey through the parables of Jesus, we have come to a set of seven parables all about the kingdom of heaven. We have discussed the parable of the sower and the parable of the weeds. We will now discuss two parables that are similar in theme and come right after one another in…

Parables Of Jesus (Weeds & Wheat)

This next parable we will discuss is part of seven other parables (including the parable of the sower) that have a common theme running through them. These seven parables are all about the kingdom of heaven or the kingdom of God. Jesus uses these parables to teach and paint a picture of what the kingdom…

Parables of Jesus (The Sower)

The Parable of the Sower is one of my favorites and it is one of the most important parables in understanding how to receive God’s word. As we will see, there are many ways to absorb, throw out, and keep God’s word in our hearts. We want to strive to keep and grow God’s kingdom,…