Category Archives: Parable

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 – Bring out of your treasure what is new and what is old

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 31He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field;32it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is … Continue reading

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Mark 4: 26-34 Seeding and Sprouting and Growing and Harvesting

Mark 4:26-34 26He also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28The … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:31-46 Sheep and Goats

Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Sit five to fifteen minutes in silent meditation paying close attention to the breath. Consider sheep and goats living together in community. What word or image captures your attention in this … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:31-46 Are you feeding the hungry?

31“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another … Continue reading

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Keep awake!

Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Spend three to five minutes in silent meditation, paying attention to the breath. What image captures your attention? What word or phrase comes to mind? Spend another three to five minutes … Continue reading

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Matthew 25: Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour

GOSPEL MATTHEW 25:1-13 1“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil … Continue reading

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Matthew 22: 1-14 The wedding is ready, but those invited were not worthy

GOSPEL MATTHEW 22:1-14 1Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3He sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:33-46 The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone

Matthew 21:33-46 33 “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. 34 When … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:31 Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done

Matthew 21:31  31 Which of the two did the will of his father?”    Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you. Spend 5 to 15 minutes in silent meditation using your deep breathing to guide you. Allow your … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:23-32 Which one is doing the will of the father?

Matthew 21:23-32 23 When he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” 24 Jesus said … Continue reading

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