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Parables in Matthew & Mark
Many of Jesus' teaching were done in parables ­ they were short stories where Jesus had
taught Religious truths. Meaning of the parables weren't always clear, it aims to make the
listeners think, so the meanings aren't always clear at first ­ people had to…

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Parable is not about money, his teachings are concerned with how people see their relationship with
God. (Quick Note, talent was not money, money measure by weight at the time, the more heavier
the more expensive, e.g. gold silver and bronze etc.)

The first two servants represent the people who…

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repented. Similarly a woman with 10 silver coins loses one she sweeps the whole house until she
finds it.

`There will be more rejoice in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous
who do not need to repent' (v7)

The parable of the lost son

The parable…

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The rich mans money has prevented him from accepting the truth of the scriptures
The problem for the rich was not the money they had, but the attitude towards it
Money can take over the lives of the wealthy and make them believe they had everything
and do not need…

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