October 21, 2021

Discover:

  • Why did Jesus preach in parables? 
  • Matthew 13:18-23, what is the meaning of the parable about the Sower and the seed? What is the seed, and who is the sower/farmer?
  • Matthew 13:36-43. What was the meaning of the parable of the weeds? What does the seed, field, weeds, and harvesting represent?
  • Matthew 13:33. Do you think the yeast refers to good things or bad things? Why or why not? Does it matter? Could it refer to either?
  • Matthew 13:44-45. The two parables are similar. What do you think the treasure and pearl stand for?

Respond:

  • If people search diligently to understand the scriptures, do you think that they are stronger believers?
  • How can we help water and nourish people who sprout and start to grow in their spiritual life?
  • Read Matthew 13:31-32. Do you think the small things that you do are insignificant? What can your good deeds and attitudes produce?