Power in the Seed Matthew 13:31-33
Matthew 13:31 <ul><li>He put out another parable </li></ul><ul><li>to them, saying, </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Hea...
Matthew 13:32 <ul><li>… which indeed is the least of all seeds, </li></ul><ul><li>but when it is grown </li></ul><ul><li>i...
Matthew 13:33 <ul><li>He spoke another parable to them: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven </li></ul><ul><li>is lik...
What a way to grow!
Matthew 13:31 <ul><li>He put out another parable </li></ul><ul><li>to them, saying, </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Hea...
Matthew 13:32 <ul><li>… which indeed is the least of all seeds, </li></ul><ul><li>but when it is grown </li></ul><ul><li>i...
Matthew 13:33 <ul><li>He spoke another parable to them: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven </li></ul><ul><li>is lik...
Small but mighty! <ul><li>Black Mustard </li></ul><ul><li>Seed  </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Credit:  FotoosVanRobin </li></ul>
You don’t need a lot…
Lessons from small things <ul><li>God plants His Kingdom as an insignificant seed </li></ul><ul><li>God places His life an...
The KOH: an insignificant seed
The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>1. An insignificant start  </li></ul>
The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>An insignificant start </li></ul><ul><li>Insignificant subjects </li></ul>
The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>An insignificant start </li></ul><ul><li>Insignificant subjects </li></ul><ul><li>A...
God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul>
God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>1. Despite my shortcomings </li>...
God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></u...
God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></u...
God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></u...
In spite of all opposition
God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>1. It will spread to all th...
God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>It will spread to all the n...
God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>It will spread to all the n...
China’s take on the West… <ul><li>“ The Christian moral foundation of </li></ul><ul><li>social and cultural life was what ...
Lessons from small things <ul><li>God plants His Kingdom as an insignificant seed </li></ul><ul><li>God places His life an...
Confidence in that seed !
Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads  in everyday things </li></ul>
Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads  in everyday things </li></ul><ul><li>2.  The Kingdom spreads through...
Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads  in everyday things </li></ul><ul><li>The Kingdom spreads through ord...
Jump into the dough !
 
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Sermon preached by Pastor Nick Uva at Harvest Time Church, October 23, 2011.

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Power in the Seed

  1. 1. Power in the Seed Matthew 13:31-33
  2. 2. Matthew 13:31 <ul><li>He put out another parable </li></ul><ul><li>to them, saying, </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven is like </li></ul><ul><li>a grain of mustard seed, </li></ul><ul><li>which a man took and </li></ul><ul><li>sowed in his field… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Matthew 13:32 <ul><li>… which indeed is the least of all seeds, </li></ul><ul><li>but when it is grown </li></ul><ul><li>it is the greatest among herbs </li></ul><ul><li>and becomes a tree, </li></ul><ul><li>so that the birds of the air come </li></ul><ul><li>and lodge in its branches.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Matthew 13:33 <ul><li>He spoke another parable to them: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven </li></ul><ul><li>is like leaven, </li></ul><ul><li>which a woman took and hid </li></ul><ul><li>in three measures of meal </li></ul><ul><li>until the whole was leavened.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. What a way to grow!
  6. 6. Matthew 13:31 <ul><li>He put out another parable </li></ul><ul><li>to them, saying, </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven is like </li></ul><ul><li>a grain of mustard seed, </li></ul><ul><li>which a man took and </li></ul><ul><li>sowed in his field… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Matthew 13:32 <ul><li>… which indeed is the least of all seeds, </li></ul><ul><li>but when it is grown </li></ul><ul><li>it is the greatest among herbs </li></ul><ul><li>and becomes a tree, </li></ul><ul><li>so that the birds of the air come </li></ul><ul><li>and lodge in its branches.” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Matthew 13:33 <ul><li>He spoke another parable to them: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The kingdom of Heaven </li></ul><ul><li>is like leaven, </li></ul><ul><li>which a woman took and hid </li></ul><ul><li>in three measures of meal </li></ul><ul><li>until the whole was leavened.” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Small but mighty! <ul><li>Black Mustard </li></ul><ul><li>Seed </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Credit: FotoosVanRobin </li></ul>
  10. 10. You don’t need a lot…
  11. 11. Lessons from small things <ul><li>God plants His Kingdom as an insignificant seed </li></ul><ul><li>God places His life and power into the seed </li></ul><ul><li>God propels the seed of His Kingdom forward </li></ul>
  12. 12. The KOH: an insignificant seed
  13. 13. The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>1. An insignificant start </li></ul>
  14. 14. The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>An insignificant start </li></ul><ul><li>Insignificant subjects </li></ul>
  15. 15. The KOH: an insignificant seed <ul><li>An insignificant start </li></ul><ul><li>Insignificant subjects </li></ul><ul><li>An insignificant Savior ? </li></ul>
  16. 16. God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul>
  17. 17. God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>1. Despite my shortcomings </li></ul>
  18. 18. God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my failings </li></ul>
  19. 19. God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my failings </li></ul><ul><li>Despite appearances </li></ul>
  20. 20. God places his life into the seed <ul><li>… causing unstoppable growth! </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my shortcomings </li></ul><ul><li>Despite my failings </li></ul><ul><li>Despite appearances </li></ul><ul><li>Despite all opposition </li></ul>
  21. 21. In spite of all opposition
  22. 22. God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>1. It will spread to all the nations </li></ul>
  23. 23. God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>It will spread to all the nations </li></ul><ul><li>It will invade all other kingdoms </li></ul>
  24. 24. God propels the seed forward… <ul><li>… so that it’s guaranteed to conquer ! </li></ul><ul><li>It will spread to all the nations </li></ul><ul><li>It will invade all other kingdoms </li></ul><ul><li>It will permeate the hearts of men </li></ul>
  25. 25. China’s take on the West… <ul><li>“ The Christian moral foundation of </li></ul><ul><li>social and cultural life was what made </li></ul><ul><li>possible the emergence of capitalism </li></ul><ul><li>and then the successful transition to </li></ul><ul><li>democratic politics. We don’t </li></ul><ul><li>have any doubt about this.” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Lessons from small things <ul><li>God plants His Kingdom as an insignificant seed </li></ul><ul><li>God places His life and power into the seed </li></ul><ul><li>God propels the seed of His Kingdom forward </li></ul>
  27. 27. Confidence in that seed !
  28. 28. Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads in everyday things </li></ul>
  29. 29. Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads in everyday things </li></ul><ul><li>2. The Kingdom spreads through ordinary people </li></ul>
  30. 30. Confidence in that seed! <ul><li>The Kingdom spreads in everyday things </li></ul><ul><li>The Kingdom spreads through ordinary people </li></ul><ul><li>Have faith that the seed of the KOH will produce outsized results ! </li></ul>
  31. 31. Jump into the dough !

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