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The parables of the Kingdom of Heaven

Hidden treasure, a valuable pearl and a catch of fish.
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Jesus explained, ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure … – Slide 1
‘… hidden in a field, that a person found and hid. – Slide 2
‘Then out of joy he went and sold all that he had and bought that field. – Slide 3
‘Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls. – Slide 4
‘When he found a pearl of great value, he went out and sold everything he had and bought it. – Slide 5
‘Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was cast into the sea that caught all kinds of fish. When it was full, they pulled it ashore, sat down, and put the good fish into containers and threw the bad away. – Slide 6
‘It will be this way at the end of the age. Angels will come and separate the evil from the righteous … – Slide 7
‘…and throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. – Slide 8
‘Have you understood all these things?’ Jesus said. They replied, ‘Yes.’ – Slide 9
Then Jesus said to them, ‘Therefore every expert in the law who has been trained for the Kingdom of Heaven is like the owner of a house who brings from his storeroom new truth as well as old.’ – Slide 10
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