Category Archives: Parables

#14 ~ The Productivity of the Kingdom

#14 ~ The Productivity of the Kingdom This is a comparison of the parables in Luke 19:11-27 and Matthew 25:14-30.  The series is working its way through the parables of the kingdom of heaven.  We left off in the middle … Continue reading

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#12 ~ The Olivet Discourse – The Parable of the Fig Tree

The Kingdom of Heaven in Story Form ~ #12 #12 ~ The Olivet Discourse – The Parable of the Fig Tree Matthew 24-25 is known as The Olivet Discourse because it occurred on the Mount of Olives.  Jesus outlines details … Continue reading

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#11 ~ The Royal Invitation to the Kingdom

#11 ~ The Royal Invitation to the Kingdom This lesson was very conversation oriented.  I believe it was due to the opening that I used.  I started off by reading statistics for the weddings of Prince Charles and Lady Diana … Continue reading

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#10 ~ The Inheritance of the Kingdom

#10 ~ The Inheritance of the Kingdom Opening question:  Have you ever made a serious investment of time and resources that you hoped would pay off?  How would you feel if you found out that you had wasted your time … Continue reading

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#9 ~ The Workers of the Kingdom

#9 ~ The Workers of the Kingdom Have you ever had a job where it did not seem that that the work was divided equally? Have you noticed in church that some people seem to be doing a lot of … Continue reading

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#8 ~ The Kingdom is a Place of Forgiveness

I asked the class what they thought of the following quotes.  Do you agree or disagree with them.  The majority of the class readily agreed with all of them.  Read to the end to see why this may not be … Continue reading

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#7 ~ The Kingdom Is for the Lost

#7 ~ The Kingdom Is for the Lost Have you ever been lost? What are some things that we celebrate? How do you relate to non-Christians? How do you think you come across to them? The disciples must have been … Continue reading

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#6 ~ Doubts about the Kingdom

#6 ~ Doubts about the Kingdom If I remember correctly, I started this session by asking how many people know that they are saved? Everybody in the class raised their hands. Then I asked how many had ever had doubts … Continue reading

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#5 ~ The Power and Value of the Kingdom

#5 ~ The Power and Value of the Kingdom John the Baptist and Jesus came preaching, “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.” They never explained what was meant by this kingdom. But can we understand it from … Continue reading

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#4 ~ The Harvest of the Kingdom (Judgment Day)

#4 – March 24th ~ The Harvest of the Kingdom (Judgment Day) It should come as no surprise that the Kingdom of Heaven comes with an aspect of judgment. John the Baptist and Jesus have been using language that suggests … Continue reading

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