scriptures

 

April

Word of the Month

  “Parables”

 

Proverbs 1:6

To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

 

Ezekiel 20:49

Then said I, Ah Lord God! they say of me, Doth he not speak parables?
 

Matthew 13:3

And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;

 

Matthew 13:10, 13

And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?  Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.

 

Matthew 13:34

All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables; and without a parable spake he not unto them:

 

Matthew 13:35

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.

 

Matthew 13:53

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.

 

Matthew 21:45

And when the chief priests and Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.

 

Matthew 22:1

And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said,

 

Mark 3:23

And he called them unto him, and said unto them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?

 

Mark 4:2

And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine…

 

Mark 4:10

And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.

 

Mark 4:11

And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables:

 

Mark 4:13

And he said unto them, Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?

 

Mark 4:33

And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it.

 

Mark 12:1

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

 

Luke 8:10

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

 

Luke 18:1

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

 

 

 

 

Binding the Strong Man

Verily I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” Matt. 18:18

“Or else how can one enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.” Matt. 12:29