Category Archives: Mat 11-13

Discerning Questions Template

S.O.W. QUESTIONSS. What does it say?O. What does it say that I need to obey?W. Who needs to hear this? Generally? Specifically?.DISCERNMENT QUESTIONSWhat gets your attention?What human needs or problems relate to the text?What is it like to have that problem?What other … Continue reading

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Mat 13:53-58. And when Jesus had finished these parables (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 13:53-58. And when Jesus had finished these parables (No imperative) Context: Mat 13:53 And when Jesus had finished these parables, he went away from there, Mat 13:54 and coming to his own country he taught them in their synagogue, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 13:47-52. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 13:47-52. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net (No imperative) Context: Mat 13:47 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net which was thrown into the sea and gathered fish of every kind; Mat 13:48 when … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imperative: Matthew 13:44-46. “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field (No imperative)

Imperative: Matthew 13:44-46. (No imperative) Context: Mat 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 13:36-43. 43 He who has ears, let him hear.

Imperative: Mat 13:36-43. 43 He who has ears, let him hear. Context: Mat 13:36 Then he left the crowds and went into the house. And his disciples came to him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds of the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 13:33-35 “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 13:33-35 “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven (No imperative) Context: Mat 13:33 He told them another parable. “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 13:31-32 … “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed…” (No imperative) 

Imperative: Mat 13:31-32 … “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed…” (No imperative)  Context: Mat 13:31 Another parable he put before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed which a man … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 13:24-30 v30 Let both grow together … Gather the weeds first and bind them

Imperative: Mat 13:24-30 v30 Let both grow together … Gather the weeds first and bind them Context: Mat 13:24 Another parable he put before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Matthew 13:18-23. 18 “Hear then the parable of the sower… “

Imperative: Matthew 13:18-23. 18 “Hear then the parable of the sower… ” Context: Mat 13:18  “Hear then the parable of the sower. Mat 13:19  When any one hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imperative: Matthew 13:10-17 (No imperative)

Imperative: no imperative phrase Context:   Mat 13:10  Then the disciples came and said to him, “Why do you speak to them in parables?” Mat 13:11  And he answered them, “To you it has been given to know the secrets … Continue reading Continue reading

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