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Seriously Potent (AM)
Matthew 13:31-35

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Matthew 13:31–35 (Listen)

The Mustard Seed and the Leaven

31 He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. 32 It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.”

33 He told them another parable. “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened.”

Prophecy and Parables

34 All these things Jesus said to the crowds in parables; indeed, he said nothing to them without a parable. 35 This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:1

  “I will open my mouth in parables;
    I will utter what has been hidden since the foundation of the world.”

Footnotes

[1] 13:35 Some manuscripts Isaiah the prophet

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