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unbelief at home

Matthew 13:53-58 53 And when Jesus had finished telling these stories, he went away from there, 54 and when he came to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, with the result that they were overwhelmed, and said, “Where … Continue reading

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all the difference

Matthew 13:51-52 51 Jesus asked “Have you understood all these things?” They said to him, “Yes.” 52 And he said to them, “Because of this, every scribe who has been discipled for the kingdom from the sky is like a … Continue reading

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love and hell

Matthew 13:44-50 44 “The kingdom from the sky is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45 “Again, … Continue reading

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grace and hell

Matthew 13:36-43 36 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him, saying, “Explain to us the story of the poisonous weeds of the field.” 37 He answered, “The one who plants the … Continue reading

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we become the message

Matthew 13:31-35 31 He entrusted another parable to them, saying, “The kingdom from the sky is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and planted in his field. 32 It is the smallest of all seeds, but … Continue reading

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when bad seed crops up

Matthew 13:24-30 24 Another story he set before them went like this: “The kingdom from the sky may be compared to a man who planted good seed in his field, 25 but while his men were sleeping, his opponent came … Continue reading

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when good seed goes wrong

Matthew 13:18-23 18 “So listen to the parable of the planter: 19 When anyone hears the message about the coming kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been planted in his heart. … Continue reading

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spiritual sensitivity

Matthew 13:15-17 15 For this people’s heart has become insensitive, and with their ears they hear only with difficulty, and they have closed their eyes, on the odd chance that they should see with their eyes and hear with their … Continue reading

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the punch line

Matthew 13:10-14 10 Then the disciples came and said to him, “Why do you teach them using stories?” 11 And he answered them, “You have been permitted to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them permission … Continue reading

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interested or committed?

Matthew 13:1-9 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the lake. 2 But so many crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the … Continue reading

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