Commentary on Matthew 13:31-35 (Read Matthew 13:31-35) The scope of the parable of the seed sown, is to show that the beginnings of the gospel would be small, but its latter end would greatly increase; in this way the work of grace in the heart, the kingdom of God within us, would be carried on. Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn. Matthew 13. 4. In these chapters, Matthew assembles a collection of miracle stories designed to demonstrate that Jesus is, indeed, the Messiah, and that he works by God’s power. Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: 13:24-30, 36-43 This parable represents the present and future state of the gospel church; Christ's care of it, the devil's enmity against it, the mixture there is in it of good and bad in this world, and the separation between them in the other world. View the entire commentary, New International Version (NIV), Comentario Biblico Matthew Henry: Obra Completa sin Abreviar (Matthew Henry's Complete Bible Commentary, Unabridged), Isaiah: NIV Application Commentary [NIVAC]. EXEGESIS: MATTHEW 8-9. Thus it was in the world. is not his mother called Mary? 13. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. It was made powerful by the Spirit of the Lord of hosts, who works, and none can hinder. Matthew 13 Jesus tells a story about a farmer who planted seeds. Their sanctification will be made perfect, and their justification published. These two verses are at the center of the reality of life itself. They are told of free salvation, of the believer's privileges, and the happiness of heaven; and, without any change of heart, without any abiding conviction of their own depravity, their need of a Saviour, or the excellence of holiness, they soon profess an unwarranted assurance. Verses 3 to 52 of this chapter form the third of the Five Discourses of Matthew, called the Parabolic Discourse, based on the parables of the Kingdom. As Matthew gathered the teachings of Jesus into the long sermon of Matthew 5-7, so too he gathered the parables of Jesus into one context. Worldly cares are fitly compared to thorns, for they came in with sin, and are a fruit of the curse; they are good in their place to stop a gap, but a man must be well armed that has much to do with them; they are entangling, vexing, scratching, and their end is to be burned, Heb 6:8. Rev 10:7 talks about the mystery of God being finished. and in holy principles and habits? This term is used to describe God's eternal redemptive plan that is only now being revealed by God's Messiah (cf. That of the treasure hid in the field. Its meaning is similar to the parable of the tares, which is that there will be an end-time … "Strange Scripture," Alyce McKenzie, Edgy Exegesis, Patheos, 2011. Jesus closes out His Sermon on the Mount by using a metaphor to describe life. And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. The world is a vast sea, and men, in their natural state, are like the fishes. • When Jesus Christ Returns, We Cannot Recognize Him According to His Appearance. A natural reason for leaven's negative symbolism is the idea that fermentation implies a process of corruption. In Matt 12:24 the religious leaders accuse Jesus of casting out demons by the power of Satan. In view of the heavy crowds, Jesus … Thus it is in the heart. Let us, knowing the terrors of the Lord, not do iniquity. Setting. 1 Later that same day Jesus left the house and sat beside the lake. From these parables we are taught to expect a gradual progress; therefore let us inquire, Are we growing in grace? Description. • Matthew 25:1–13 Commentary: How to Prepare Oil to Become a Wise Virgin • How to Recognize the Voice of God and Welcome Him? Matthew 13 presents eight parables and two explanations of his parables. These mysteries are about Him and His New Kingdom. Though it is one of the better known parables, the Pearl of Great Price also happens to be misunderstood frequently.The common explanation is that the merchant represents a Christian, and the pearl of great price is the Kingdom of God to which he gives his all so he can be a part of it. The answers are very diverse. A COLLECTION OF MIRACLE STORIES. View the entire commentary, Like Moses, Elijah and Jeremiah, Jesus was rejected among his own people (13:53-58); the prophet John's execution thus prefigures his own (14:1-12)... Matthew 13:2 And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. Many are glad to hear a good sermon, who do not profit by it. David Harsha Kumar .P on February 28, 2020 at 2:28 am i am blessed with the way you have explained mathew 5:14. new thoughts and new direction to my sharing message on this verse. The servants complained to their master; Sir, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? Matthew Henry (18 October 1662 – 22 June 1714) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in 1706, (six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (1708–1710) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of the Old Testament, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament. The apostles, by preaching the gospel, hid a handful of leaven in the great mass of mankind. Commentaries for Matthew Chapter 13 PARABLES OF THE SECRET KINGDOM. 14 When he went ashore he g saw a great crowd, and g he had compassion on them and healed their sick. Sandwiched between the Lectionary excerpts Jesus insists that old garments and old wineskins cannot withstand new cloth and new wineskins. But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. Then he sat there and taught as the people stood on the shore. Bible > Bible Commentary; Wesley’s Explanatory Notes; Matthew; Matthew 13; John Wesley’s Explanatory Notes << Matthew 12 | Matthew 13 | Matthew 14 >> (Read all of Matthew 13) Verse 2 [2] And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. Jesus Christ is a Pearl of great price; in having him, we have enough to make us happy here and for ever. Commentary for Matthew 13 . Let us keep faithful to him as the Saviour who has made our peace with God. Thoughts on the Gospel – You are the Messiah the Son of the living God – Matthew 16 13 20 Commentary. And his sisters, are they not all with us? But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house. 3. It is interesting to note in this model prayer that sin is expressed through the image of debt, a true metaphor. Is Bigger Better? Hypocrites and true Christians shall be parted: miserable is the condition of those that shall then be cast away. Worldly cares are great hinderances to our profiting by the word of God. David Guzik commentary on Matthew 14, where Jesus feeds the five thousand, walks on water and continues to perform healings. Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked. Duty neglected, a debt to God, must be discharged by a penalty.All have sinned and the wages or penalty is death (Romans 3:23; 6:23).We are all under a peculiar form of indebtedness which we cannot pay and still have hope! Is not this the carpenter's son? 1. Matthew 13:11, ESV: "And he answered them, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given." But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. Whence then hath this. "A rule of thumb of parable interpretation is this: identify what is strange about the parable. Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. It works silently, and without being seen, Mr 4:26-29, yet strongly; without noise, for so is the way of the Spirit, but without fail. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity; And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Amen.” 6:13. The Pearl of Great Price Matthew 13:45-46; 21. He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. Matthew 13. The parable of the sower is plain. Matthew 13:12, ESV: "For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away." 3 * And he spoke to them at length in parables, * saying: “A sower went out to sow. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it; Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended. GOD BE THE GLORY. View the entire commentary, The kingdom might be hidden to the world (vv... Careless, trifling hearers, are an easy prey to Satan; who, as he is the great murderer of souls, so he is the great thief of sermons, and will be sure to rob us of the word, if we take not care to keep it. So it is with the hearts of men, whose different characters are here described by four sorts of ground. When the gospel comes into the soul, it works a thorough change; it spreads itself into all the powers and faculties of the soul, and alters the property even of the members of the body, Ro 6:13. By "the harvest," is meant "the end of the world," Matthew 13:39 either of the Jewish world, the dissolution of their church and state, which was near; or of a man's life, which is the end of the world to him; or rather of this present world, the system of the universe, of the … 2 And great crowds gathered about him, () so that he got into a boat and sat down. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary 13:1-23 Jesus entered into a boat that he might be the less pressed, and be the better heard by the people. May we be found of that happy number. Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it. Matthew 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is actually 30-minute audio files that takes listeners through the entire Bible in 5 years Short Commentary – Matthew 7:13-27. And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief. AMEN. Matthew's central discourse section (13:1-52) contains seven or eight parables depicting the present character of the kingdom until the end; his final discourse section contains a roughly equal number of end-time kingdom parables (24:32-25:46)... Of the seven parables in Matthew 13, the sower/soils and the mustard seed are both in Mark and Luke while the parable about leaven is repeated in Luke only. When Jesus healed the centurion’s servant, he did more than a miracle. Physically, leaven is a lump of old dough in a high state of fermentation, or a substance that causes dough to rise (yeast). Old experiences and new observations, all have their use. And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? Christ does not say that this good ground has no stones in it, or no thorns; but none that could hinder its fruitfulness. Matthew 13 Commentary, This commentary, one of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, contains a comparison of the four book comprising 'The Gospels': Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The field is the world (verse 38). Matthew 13 is the thirteenth chapter in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament section of the Christian Bible.Verses 3 to 52 of this chapter form the third of the Five Discourses of Matthew, called the Parabolic Discourse, based on the parables of the Kingdom. Another interpretation is that the pearl is Christ, and a Christian gives his all to Him. Matt 13 is dealing with that. Matthew 13:33. Matthew 13. 4 And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and birds came and ate it up. He got into a boat and sat: Jesus sometimes used a boat as His “pulpit” (Mark 4:1). Matthew 13 Bible Commentary. * A man named Matthew: Mark names this tax collector Levi . Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe. In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus provides a rationale to help the disciples to understand (and therefore not to be discouraged by) rejection. Yes, it is true he was reputed to be so; and no disgrace to be the son of an honest tradesman; they should have respected him the more because he was one of themselves, but therefore they despised him. They upbraid him, Is not this the carpenter's son? View the entire commentary, Jesus insists that the glorious anticipated kingdom of God is also present in a hidden way in his ministry and that of his followers... All are not alike; we should aim at the highest, to bring forth most fruit. The Mustard Seed (13:31-32) - The extent of the growth of the Kingdom. Matthew’s extension to human beings of the authority to forgive sins points to the belief that such authority was being claimed by Matthew’s church. Matthew 7:13-14. (24-30; 36-43) The parables of the mustard-seed and the leaven. The word “temptation” here refers to trial. The entire sermon, including the Beatitudes before and the many teachings after, shows us how to live as "salt and light" in the world as representatives of another kingdom. Matthew 5-7) with its new way of viewing reality. What mystery? Hypocrites, like the stony ground, often get the start of true Christians in the shows of profession. Matthew 13 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. 13:47-50 The parable of the dragnet is unique to Matthew. and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. And though good and bad are together in this world, yet at the great day they shall be parted; then the righteous and the wicked shall be plainly known; here sometimes it is hard to distinguish between them. And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive: For this people's heart is waxed gross, and, For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous. The Parable of the Sower. In these chapters, Matthew assembles a collection of miracle stories designed to demonstrate that Jesus is, indeed, the Messiah, and that he works by God’s power. Now today our focus is on the kingdom in Matthew 13:44, “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. The Case of the Sneaky Housewife Matthew 13:33; 19. On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. Now, disasters are occurring frequently everywhere. Luke 22:22; Acts 2:23; 3:18; 4:28; Eph. Chat With Us! But while men slept his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. MATTHEW 12-13. Preaching to a multitude is sowing the corn; we know not where it will light. Watch Queue Queue He preached to them in parables, and here gives the reason why he chose that way of instructing (v. 10-17). Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 EXEGESIS: This parable is found in all three Synoptic Gospels. Watch Queue Queue. David Guzik commentary on Matthew 14, where Jesus feeds the five thousand, walks on water and continues to perform healings. Matthew 13:3 "And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth … 13:44-52 Here are four parables. As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world. Parable of the Farmer Scattering Seed. THE CONTEXT . The sower is our Lord Jesus Christ, by himself, or by his ministers. Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13 View Bible Text . The leaven works certainly, so does the word, yet gradually. Read Introduction to Matthew “ And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. HENRY ALFORD (1810-1871) The New Testament for English Readers Matthew Commentary. Jesus asks for people’s opinions about him. In Matthew 13:24-43, Jesus tells a parable in which the events surrounding the time of the end are symbolized as a wheat harvest. He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful. Messengers from John the Baptist ... greater than he. 13. Some sort of ground, though we take ever so much pains with it, brings forth no fruit to purpose, while the good soil brings forth plentifully. Verse 1-2 “That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. I LIKE THE WAY MATTHEW 5:13 WAS BROKEN DOWN FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND IT MORE CLEARLY, THANK YOU ALL. Matthew 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. In Matthew 5:13, 14, 15, 16, before embarking on the body of the sermon, Jesus explained in two word pictures the impact that a truly righteous person will have on his or her world. Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore.” Jesus had just finished chastising a group of Pharisees who were trying to back him into a corner. View the entire commentary, The theme of this section is not hard to discern: even more than in previous sections, it alternates between opposition and miracles, thus showing the spiritual blindness of those who oppose Jesus... A man may buy gold too dear, but not this Pearl of great price. 3 And () he told them many things in parables, saying: () “A sower went out to sow. They also emphasize his commitment to restoring those who are in need of repentance and a new life. And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth: And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. Christ compares him to a good householder, who brings forth fruits of last year's growth and this year's gathering, abundance and variety, to entertain his friends. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. CHAPTER 13. What distinguished the good ground was fruitfulness. (44-52) Jesus is again rejected at Nazareth. 2 The crowd that came to listen to him was very large. In the soul where grace truly is, it will grow really; though perhaps at first not to be discerned, it will at last come to great strength and usefulness. They also emphasize his commitment to restoring those who are in need of repentance and a new life. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath. Matthew is presenting Jesus as the King and part of Jesus’ mission was to proclaim the arrival or imminence of the kingdom. By this he teaches us in the outward circumstances of worship not to covet that which is stately, but to make the best of the conveniences God in his providence allots to us. Matthew 13:24. View the entire commentary, Jesus explains that God tolerates the wicked in the present for the sake of his elect, but will publicly distinguish between the two in the day when the secrets of the kingdom are revealed... In chapter 13, Jesus speaks in parables that only his disciples can understand (cf. Matthew 6:9-13. Christ taught in parables. Matthew 13 He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. When the convinced sinner sees Christ as the gracious Saviour, all things else become worthless to his thoughts. He sat down near the edge of the lake to teach people. Immediately prior to the call of Matthew, Jesus healed a paralytic (9:1-8). View the entire commentary, Jesus closed the last parable section (vv... The favour which Christ did to his countrymen in preaching the kingdom of heaven to them (v. 1-2). * [9:9–17] In this section the order is the same as that of Mk 2:13–22. Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible by Matthew Henry. The sense of hearing cannot be better employed than in hearing God's word; and let us look to ourselves that we may know what sort of hearers we are. The devil tested Jesus … The Wheat and the Weeds Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43; 17. ... Matthew 14 – Jesus Displays Authority over Nature ... (13) Jesus departs, not wishing to run afoul of Herod. Many slight the gospel, because they look only upon the surface of the field. 22, Matthew, The New American Commentary: The hidden aspect of the parables’ message is thus both a cause of and a response to people’s unwillingness to follow Jesus. 13:53-58 Christ repeats his offer to those who have repulsed them. Observe the place in which the wicked shall be punished, - … Christ taught in parables. The Explanation of the Parable of the Sower. The Parable of the Sower. Who hath ears to hear, let him hear. ii. And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this. The treasure is a symbol of the members of the church. Matthew 13:44. Concise Commentary on the Bible - Book of Matthew Matthew HENRY (1662 - 1714) Spiritual and practical lessons are extracted from every verse of the Book of Matthew… Verse 1-2 “That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. It is likely that both Matthew and Luke (8:5-8, 11-15) had access to Mark’s version when they penned their own versions. And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the … Grant on June 26, 2019 at 11:45 am Thank you Patricia. 1 * On that day, Jesus went out of the house and sat down by the sea. Matthew's central discourse section (13:1-52) contains seven or eight parables depicting the present character of the kingdom until the end; his final discourse section contains a roughly equal number of end-time kingdom parables (24:32-25:46)... View the entire commentary. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. Matthew 13. He did not many mighty works there, because of their unbelief. But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth. Scripture: Matthew 13:24-30, Romans 8:26-27, John 15:15-17, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, Romans 12:17-21 (view more) (view less) Denomination: Other El Sembrador, La Semilla Y La Tierra This video is unavailable. Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof. The Parable of the Sower. Matthew 13. Counterfeit Christians Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43; 16. View the entire commentary, True, the kingdom is available to us only by grace through faith; but genuine faith means genuinely embracing and yielding to God's reign, not simply acknowledging it and then passing it by as if it did not exist... 2 A large crowd soon gathered around him, so he got into a boat. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Thereby the things of God were made more plain and easy to those willing to be taught, and at the same time more difficult and obscure to those who were willingly ignorant. Those who oppose must not be cut off, but instructed, and that with meekness. And they were offended in him. “Fat as to intellect,” “fat as to understanding,” are phrases of classic Greek (Grimm) (Matthew 13 Commentary) Matthew 13:15 FOR THE HEART OF THIS PEOPLE HAS BECOME DULL, WITH THEIR EARS THEY SCARCELY HEAR, AND THEY HAVE CLOSED THEIR EYES, OTHERWISE THEY WOULD SEE WITH THEIR EYES, HEAR WITH THEIR EARS, AND UNDERSTAND WITH THEIR HEART AND RETURN, AND I … It is your window into the kingdom of God (or the kingdom of heaven as Matthew prefers to call it)." Read his fascinating brief biography - Henry Alford and Phil Johnson's related comments/p>. View the entire commentary, The only conversions that count in the kingdom are those confirmed by a life of discipleship... They say unto him, Yea, Lord. So, he went and sat in a boat that was on the water. 2. Mark’s version (4:3-8, 13-20) was the first to be written. And do not lead us into temptation, God does not lead us into temptation to sin. At death, believers shall shine forth to themselves; at the great day they shall shine forth before all the world. The wicked are termed bastard-wheat - the children of the wicked one, Matthew 13:38, the very seed of the serpent. The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower. Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field. 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house () and sat beside the sea. 1 On that same day, Jesus left the house and he went to Lake Galilee. The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. By this he teaches us in the outward circumstances of worship not to covet that which is stately, but to make the best of the conveniences God in his providence allots to us. View the entire commentary, True teachers of the kingdom display the kingdom's treasure for all to see... Matthew: A Commentary: The Churchbook, Matthew 13-28 - Kindle edition by Bruner, Frederick Dale. This act of judgment is foreshadowed by Rome’s charred-earth policy. A Preterist Commentary on Matthew 13:40: The Burning of the Weeds in v. 40 is fulfilled in the Burning of Israel during the Jewish War and the Fires of Hell. (31-35) The parables of the hidden treasure, the pearl of great price, the net cast into the sea, and the householder. 18 “Hear then the parable of the sower. you are … 13. Chapter 13 In this chapter, we have, I. Though gross transgressors, and such as openly oppose the gospel, ought to be separated from the society of the faithful, yet no human skill can make an exact separation. View the entire commentary, Jesus tells the "parable of the sower" (v... Our Lord arrested them with this story and shocked them somewhat. God's Personal Treasure Matthew 13:44-46; 20. Commentary, Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52, Dale Allison, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2008. Matthew 13:25. But all who search the Scriptures, so as in them to find Christ and eternal life, Joh 5:39, will discover such treasure in this field as makes it unspeakably valuable; they make it their own upon any terms. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Matthew 13:31-32; 18. View the entire commentary, Himself greater than a prophet (5:12; 11:11-14), Jesus would face rejection greater than the prophets had (23:29-36)... Matthew 13:11 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Matthew 13:11, NIV: "He replied, 'Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them." Commentary on Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 The Lectionary combines the First Gospel’s account of Matthew’s call with the twin restorations of the woman with the flow of blood and the ruler’s daughter. Our place is at Christ's feet, and we must daily learn old lessons over again, and new ones also. 1:12). A farmer went out to plant some seeds. 11 When Jesus had ... 13 Now when Jesus heard this, f he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. The Lectionary combines the First Gospel’s account of Matthew’s call with the twin restorations of the woman with the flow of blood and the ruler’s daughter. In the Old Testament, God calls Israel His "special treasure" (Exodus 19:5; Psalm 135:4) and "My jewels" (Malachi 3:16-17, margin: "special treasure").In the New Testament, the apostle Peter states that the elect are God's "own special people" (I Peter 2:9-10). Matthew 8:5-13; The Faith of the Centurion (Theological Commentary) By Mike Nappa. a 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd stood along the shore. Matthew 13:1 The same day went Jesus out of the house, and sat by the sea side. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. The Devil tests Jesus 4:1-11. v1 The *Holy Spirit led Jesus into the desert. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 . The seed sown is the word of God. Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. 1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just. View the entire commentary, Just as Matthew presents the purpose for Jesus' opaque teachings (vv... Matthew 13 is the thirteenth chapter in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament section of the Christian Bible. View the entire commentary, Jesus draws from commonplace agricultural conventions to illustrate his kingdom principles, as one might expect from a teacher sensitive to rural Galilean hearers... Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: 13:31-35 The scope of the parable of the seed sown, is to show that the beginnings of the gospel would be small, but its latter end would greatly increase; in this way the work of grace in the heart, the kingdom of God within us, would be carried on. Commentary on Matthew 13 . And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them: But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold. Matthew 13:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Matthew 13:12, NIV: "Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance.Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them." Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore.” Jesus had just finished chastising a group of Pharisees who were trying to back him into a corner. Matthew 13:45-46. Matthew 13:24-43: A Preterist Commentary: Summary and Highlights. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. All the children of men are busy; one would be rich, another would be honourable, another would be learned; but most are deceived, and take up with counterfeits for pearls. Posted on December 23, 2011 by Mathew Gilbert. 12 r From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, 4 and the violent take it by force. We will treat this one with … 13:11 "the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven" Jesus uses this term for the New Age (cf. A skilful, faithful minister of the gospel, is a scribe, well versed in the things of the gospel, and able to teach them. The Parable of the Sower. Then He spoke many things to them in parables,a. View the entire commentary, In view of the heavy crowds, Jesus entered into a boat and pushed out slightly from the shore, a technique that had enabled him to speak to large crowds at other times (Lk 5:3)... 13:10-17). Col 1:26 says the mystery is the church. The Dragnet Matthew 13:47-50; 22. 13:1-23 Jesus entered into a boat that he might be the less pressed, and be the better heard by the people. It had been tested: it was unmixed: it was good throughout. Sandwiched between the Lectionary excerpts Jesus insists that old garments and old … The deceitfulness of riches does the mischief; they cannot be said to deceive us unless we put our trust in them, then they choke the good seed. Reflecting on verses 13-15, Craig Blomberg writes, in vol. 1:11; 1 Pet. Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13 View Bible Text Nestled in what is sometimes called Jesus’ eschatological discourse (Matthew 24:1-25:46), the parable of the bridesmaids follows Jesus’ warnings about the end when many will fall away from the faith and the faithful will be hated by the world (24:9-13). So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? Commentary on Matthew 13 . Preaching the gospel is casting a net into this sea, to catch something out of it, for His glory who has the sovereignty of this sea. Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. The burning of the weeds represents the casting of the wicked into the fires of hell. No doubt he did; whatever is amiss in the church, we are sure it is not from Christ. They shall shine by reflection, with light borrowed from the Fountain of light. The preaching of the gospel works like leaven in the hearts of those who receive it. Messengers from John the Baptist . 3 He told many stories in the form of parables, such as this one: “Listen! All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world. Commentaries for Matthew Chapter 13 PARABLES OF THE SECRET KINGDOM. Though nothing can be given as a price for this salvation, yet much must be given up for the sake of it. Hear a good sermon, who do not lead us into temptation, God does not lead us temptation. 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