When Jesus had finished sayingthese things… (Matthew 7:28) 5- 10 13 18 23-25 1 28 7Infancy Resurrection
When Jesus had finished teachingHis twelve disciples… (11:1) 5- 10 13 18 23-25 1 28 7Infancy Resurrection
(He) told them many things in parables.When Jesus had finished these parables,He went on from there…They wereastonished…& they took offense at Him.(13:3,53,57) 5- 10 13 18 23-25 1 28 7Infancy Resurrection
Parables in“He who has ears, let him hear….”MATTHEW(13:9, 16, 43)
Parables in“He who has ears, let him hear….”MATTHEW(13:9, 16, 43)“Blessed are your eyes becausethey see, & your ears becausethey hear.”(13:16)
Parables in“Jesus spoke all these things to theMATTHEWcrowd in parables…So was fulfilledwhat was spoken through the prophet:“I will open my mouth in parables,I will utter things hidden sincethe creation of the world.”‟(13:34-35)
Parable of theA farmer went out to sow his seed.SowerAs he was scattering the seed, somefell along the path, & the birds came& ate it up. Some fell on rocky places,where it did not have much soil.
Parable of theIt sprang up quickly, because the soilSowerwas shallow. But when the sun cameup, the plants were scorched,& they withered because theyhad no root.
Parable of theOther seed fell among thorns,Sowerwhich grew up & choked the plants.Still other seed fell on good soil,where it produced a crop…
Parable of the1. OBSERVE…Sower in this passage? What is happening
Parable of the1. OBSERVE…Sower in this passage? What is happening2. REFLECT… What does this passage mean?
Parable of theListen then to what the parableSower about the kingdomof the sower means: When anyonehears the message& does not understand it, the evilone comes & snatches away whatwas sown in his heart.
Parable of theThis is the seed sown along the path.Sower is the man whoThe one who received the seed thatfell on rocky placeshears the word & at once receivesit with joy. But since he has no root,he lasts only a short time.
Parable of theWhen trouble or persecution comesSowerwho received the seedbecause of the word, he quickly fallsaway. The onethat fell among the thorns is theman who hears the word…
Parable of the…but the worries of this life &Sower But the onethe deceitfulness of wealth chokeit, making it unfruitful.who received the seed that fell ongood soil is the man who hearsthe word & understands it.
Parable of theHe produces a crop, yieldingSower sown.a hundred, sixty or thirtytimes what was(13:18-23)
Parable of the1. SEED ON THE ROAD: SalvationSower Enemy steals seed, don‟t understand the Word
Parable of the1. SEED ON THE ROAD: SalvationSower Enemy steals seed, don‟t understand the Word…2. SEED ON THE ROCK: Discipleship Initially accept Word, but has no roots…
Parable of the3. SEED AMONG THORNS: TrialsSower Worries of life & deceitfulness of wealth…
Parable of theThe one who received the seed thatSower but the worries offell among the thorns is the man whohears the word,this life & the deceitfulness of wealthchoke it, making it unfruitful.(13:23)
THE SERMONDo not store up for yourselvesONdestroy, & where thieves THEtreasures on earth, where moth& rustMOUNT in heaven,break in and steal. But store upfor yourselves treasureswhere moth & rust do not destroy,& where thieves do not break in &steal. For where your treasure is,there your heart will be also…
THE SERMONNo one can serve two masters.ONtheTHEthe willEither he will hate& love other, or he oneMOUNT servebe devoted to the one & despisethe other. You cannotboth God & Money.
THE SERMONTherefore I tell you, do not worryON THEyour body, eatabout your life, what you willor drink; or aboutMOUNT & the bodywhat you will wear. Is not life moreimportant than food,more important than clothes? Lookat the birds of the air; they do notsow or reap or store away in barns,& yet your…Father feeds them.
THE SERMONAre you not much more valuableON THEyou bythan they? Who ofworryingMOUNTcan add a single hour to his life…?So do not worry, saying,„What shall we eat?‟ or„What shall we drink?‟ or„What shall we wear?‟
THE SERMONFor the pagans run after all theseONthat youheavenly Fatherthings, &THEknows your need them.MOUNTBut seek first His kingdom& His righteousness,& all these things willbe given to you as well.(6:25-33)
Parable of the3. SEED AMONG THORNS: TrialsSower Worries of life & deceitfulness of wealth…4. SEED ON GOOD SOIL: Kingdom Life! Hears the Word & understands it -> Fruit!