Notes: September 1, 2009

Little Stories With Big Lessons

Mention the word “parables” and many people immediately think of Jesus. His stories are quite simple; but their truths are eternal…

Mark 4:21-34; Luke 8:16-18

  • Does one light a lamp and then hide it under a bed or in a basket? Of course not.
  • Would you like to be treated the way that you treat others?  If not, then change your ways.
  • The kingdom of God is like the farmer who doesn’t understand plant biology but harvests crops nonetheless. Do you now how God works?
  • The kingdom of God starts small and grows into something quite large.
  • Mark 4:24 says, “Take heed WHAT you hear…”
  • Luke 8:18 says, “Take heed HOW you hear…”