Matthew 13 Revisited

Matthew: The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed

Martha: Which a woman hid in three measures of meal.

Mark: What was that?

Mary: It was a pearl of great value

Matthew: Which, when it was leavened,

Martha: Turned into the greatest of all shrubs

Mark: What did she hide?

Mary: It became a tree and the birds of the air came and made nests in its branches

Matthew: When the man found it, he sold everything he had and bought the field where he had found it.

Martha: Until it was all leavened.

Mark: What is the kingdom of heaven like?

Mary: It’s like a merchant in search of fine pearls

Matthew: It’s like a woman

Martha: It’s like leaven

Mark: It’s like who?

Mary: It’s like a net which was thrown into the sea

Matthew: It’s the smallest of all seeds.

Martha: When it was full, men drew it ashore and sorted the good into vessels but threw away the bad.

Mark: What was full?

Mary: The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed….


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