Bible 106, 310

The Parables of Jesus

(Matt. 13:1-52; Mark 4:1-34; Luke 8:1-21)
(Synopsis: §§115, 122-135; pp. 107, 113-121)

  1. Why did Jesus speak to the people in parables? (§123)

  2. In the parable of the Sower, what did the seed on the path represent? (§124)

  3. In the parable of the Sower, what did the seed in the rocky ground represent? (§124)

  4. In the parable of the Sower, what did the seed among the thorns represent? (§124)

  5. In the parable of the Sower, what did the seed in the good ground represent? (§124)

  6. What two things does Jesus say in Mark and Luke relating to taking heed (watching out) and hearing? (§125)

  7. Why did the owner of the land not want his servants to root up the weeds (tares) from his field? (§127)

  8. What about the kingdom of God are the parables of the mustard seed and the leaven showing? (§128-9)

  9. What does the following represent in the parable of the weeds (tares): the sower, the field, the seed, the weeds, the enemy, the harvest, and the reapers? (§131)

  10. What is the point of the parables of the treasure hidden in the field and the pearl of great value? (§132)

  11. What will the angels do at the close of the age? (§131, 133)


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