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Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen

Before we address the seven churches in Asia in the second half of the chapter we need familiarize with a parable which throws up problems the church shall face in the end times. Parable of the Wicked Husbandman (Matt:21:33-45)concerns with … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: of leaven

Matt:13:33 Parable of the leaven deals with a domestic scene. Kingdom of heaven is like a woman who took a bit of leaven. Traditionally leaven is cast as a symbol in bad sense. While discussing about immorality St. Paul writes,”Don’t … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus : the tares

Mat.13:24-30 Parables are mysteries that any one may enter on condition that he is really in earnest. Where there is no vision, the people perish(Pro.29:18). A wise man asks the right questions and from right quarters. Power is in his … Continue reading

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Parables of Jesus: mustard seed

Parable of the Mustard Seed Matt.13:31-32; Lk.13:18-19; Mk.4:31-32 This parable clearly sets the significance of the mustard seed. It is like the kingdom of heaven or of God. Jewish background of St Matthew was strongly ingrained in his worldview that … Continue reading

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Symbolic Value

Gen.2:9 ‘In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil’ While giving the creation account God the Spirit gives appropriate comments on the divine Will. This account of … Continue reading

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