Tag Archives: Matthew 13

Matthew 13: 54-58 Rejecting Wisdom

Matthew 13: 54-58 Parallels Mark 6: 1-6a; Luke 4: 16-30 54 He came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their synagogue, so that they were astounded and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and … Continue reading

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Matthew 13: 44-53 Treasures Old and New

Matthew 13: 44-53 44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45 “Again, the kingdom … Continue reading

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Matthew 13: 24-43 Parables of Weeds, Seeds and Leaven

Matthew 13: 24-43 24 He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the … Continue reading

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Matthew 13: 1-23 Parable of the Sower

Matthew 13: 1-23 Parallel: Mark 4: 1-20; Luke 8: 4-15 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, … Continue reading

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Images for the Sixth and Seventh Sunday after Pentecost-Lectionary 16 and 17A

Was out last week, but here are some images from the Sixth Sunday After Pentecost (Matthew 13: 13:24-30, 36-43) The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-53) This is a series of parables which Jan Luyken has an illustration … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Fools

Into the fertile fields committed to the harvest wheat and tares are allowed to grow together And the kingdom of heaven grows from the inconspicuous seed into the noxious bush Making a mockery of the cedars of Lebanon or the … Continue reading

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