Following Jesus: Focus On The Message – Matthew 13

 

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Welcome to Focus On The Message – the first component of our Following Jesus discipleship program. This web page contains the lessons for:

Matthew 13

Purpose

Follow this link for information about these key aspects of our training: Purpose, Goals, Habits, Ministries, and Assignments.


Matthew 13

This chapter has 7 lessons. You should ideally cover one chapter (with all of its lessons) in a week, but please don’t let a week go by without completing at least one lesson.

Lesson 1: The Parable of the Sower

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Topics to explore:

    • What does it mean to produce a crop 100, 60, or 30 times what was sown?
    • What is is a disciple and how do I know when I’ve become one? How do I know when I’ve produced one?
    • Ladder of Abstraction – concrete language.

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 2: The Parable of the Weeds

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 3: The Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast

Main text and related passages:

  • The Parable of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast – Matthew 13:31-35 – Bible Gateway

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 4: The Parable of the Weeds Explained

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 5: The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl

Main text and related passages:

  • The Parable of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl – Matthew 13:44-46 – Bible Gateway

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 6: The Parable of the Net

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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Lesson 7: A Prophet Without Honor

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Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
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