Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Matthew 13:1-30; 36-43; Lesson 13

Chuck's study this week:

Lesson    13

Passage Matthew 13:1-30; 36-43

Content (List of Topics or Events)
First Parable – The Farmer (Matthew 13:1-9)
a. Farmer sows (1-3)
b. Unfavorable seed and results (4-7)
c. Good seed and results (8-9)

Purpose of Parable (Matthew 13:10-17)
a. Acceptance bring knowledge  (10-12)
b. People hearts condition prophesied in Isaiah (13-15)
c.  Jesus recognizes disciples hearts (16-17)
a. Meaning of sower Parable  (18-23)
b. Parable of Seeds given –watch bad seeds can be sown when not watch (24-30)
c. Parable of the Seeds explained – Good Seed, field and judgment (36-40)

Divisions (Main Blocks of Thought)
First Parable – The Farmer
Matthew 13:1-9
Purpose of Parable
 Matthew 13:10-17
Interpretation of Parable of the Sower with Parable of Seeds
 Matthew 13:18-30; 36-40

Subject Sentence (Summarizes the contents of the Divisions – No more than 10 words)
Jesus parables of sower and seed explained to understanding followers
Aim (Main Teaching Point of the Passage)
To learn that Jesus’ message are heard, seen and understood by Christ followers; others outside do not. Good seed is sown by Christians with proper care for our labor.  There is a judgment.
Specific Application Questions

1.       What seed are you?

2.       How do you hear, listen and see  the Lord’s direction?

3.       The farmer sows good seed; do you sow good seed and bring others to Christ?

Principles to Remember

Good soil produces a crop. 

Followers of Christ has access to the secrets of the Kingdom through the Holy Spirit.

There are those who would seek to destroy the work of the Kingdom; there is a judgment.

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