Ears to Hear - Parables of Jesus

Ears to Hear - Parables of Jesus

The Greatest Treasure

Matthew 13:44-46 To be part of God’s eternal kingdom through Christ is the most precious thing we could ever have. We must be prepared to part with all we have to obtain this great treasure.

The Wise and Foolish Builders

Matthew 7:24-27 In this parable Jesus contrasts two kinds of builders – the wise builder and the foolish one. He presents his hearers with a choice – to be wise or foolish themselves. The wise person recognises the reality that God’s word is to be heard and done! The foolish person thinks God’s word is only to be heard. To be kingdom people is to not only hear Jesus’ words but put them into practice.

The Parable of the Four Soils

Matthew 13:1-23 The parable of the soils challenges us to ask the question, “which soil am I?” How do we respond to Jesus and his word? Is my heart fertile soil for Jesus’ words?