Posts Tagged ‘Kingdom of God’

Luke 13:18-21 Little Is Much

Hidden in plain sight

Hidden in plain sight

Jesus shares two analogies regarding the Kingdom of God. He uses leaven and a mustard seed for His comparisons. We have looked at these same analogies in Matthew and Mark’s gospels. I want to look at a few different ways these two common things can symbolically represent God’ Kingdom. I will remind you again that I am NOT an expert and there are probably many things that I haven’t come across or seen on my own that could be used in these analogies.

The first comparison I am going to mention is one that is brought up in my bible helps. It is also the one we focused on in the other two blog posts. That is the comparison of size ration from beginning to end. I’m going to touch briefly on this aspect and refer you back to the previous blogs (linked above) for more detail. The mustard seed was the smallest crop seed in the region where Jesus walked. The fact that this tiny seed could produce one of the biggest plants was an amazing concept. The same is true for God’s Kingdom. From one life comes eternal life for ALL who believe. Enormous potential! Read more »