Gospels of Jesus

 

(&=two similar parables)

Mt

Mk

Lk

kingdom

entry

life

Action

1

Wedding guests

9:15

2:19-20

5:34-35

 

 

 

gratitude

2

Patch on wineskins

9:16-17

2:21-22

5:36-39

 

 

 

distinctiveness

3

Blind leading blind

15:14

 

6:39

 

 

 

right teaching

4

Sawdust and plank

7:3-5

 

6:41-42

 

 

 

reflection

5

Tree and its fruit

7:16-20

 

6:43-45

 

 

 

fruitfulness

6

2 builders

7:24-27

 

6:47-49

 

 

 

foundation (Christ)

7

Playing children

11:16-19

 

7:31-34

 

 

 

evangelism

8

2 debtors

 

 

7:41-42

 

 

 

gratitude

9

Sower

 

4:3-9,13-20

8:5-8; 11-15

 

 

 

Godís Word

10

Good Samaritan

 

 

10:30-37

 

 

 

provide help

11

Friend at midnight

 

 

11:5-8

 

 

 

prayer

12

Asking son

7:9-11

 

11:9-13

 

 

 

prayer

13

Divided realm

12:25-26

3:24-26

11:17-18

 

 

 

Godís power

14

Strong man

12:29

3:27

11:21-23

 

 

 

Godís power

15

Empty house

12:43-45

 

11:24-26

 

 

 

Holy Spirit

16

City on hill & lamp

5:14-16

4:21

11:33; 8:16-17

 

 

 

witness

17

Bodyís lamp

6:22-23

 

11:34-36

 

 

 

Godís Word

18

Rich fool

 

 

12:16-21

 

 

 

wealth

19

Waiting servants & thief

24:43-44

 

12:35-40

 

 

 

watchful

20

Watchful servant

24:45-51

13:34-37

12:42-46

 

 

 

watchful

21

Interpret weather

 

 

12:54-56

 

 

 

watchful

22

Settle before judgment

5:25-26

 

12:57-59

 

 

 

reconciliation

23

Barren figtree

 

 

13:6-9

 

 

 

fruitfulness

24

Mustard seed

13:31-32

4:30-32

13:18-19

 

 

 

evangelism

25

Leaven (yeast)

13:33

 

13:21

 

 

 

evangelism

26

Places at feast

 

 

14:7-11

 

 

 

humility

27

Great banquet

 

 

14:16-24

 

 

 

accept salvation

28

Wedding banquet

22:1-14

 

 

 

 

 

accept salvation

29

Tower-builder & warring king

 

 

14:28-33

 

 

 

commitment

30

Savourless salt

5:13

9:50

14:34-35

 

 

 

distinctiveness

31

Lost sheep

18:12-14

 

15:3-7

 

 

 

accept salvation

32

Lost coin

 

 

15:8-10

 

 

 

accept salvation

33

Prodigal son

 

 

15:11-32

 

 

 

accept salvation

34

Shrewd manager

 

 

16:1-8

 

 

 

wealth

35

Rich man and Lazarus

 

 

16:19-31

 

 

 

wealth

36

Master and servant

 

 

17:7-10

 

 

 

obedience

37

Persistent widow

 

 

18:1-8

 

 

 

prayer

38

Pharisee and tax collector

 

 

18:9-14

 

 

 

confession

39

Servants with talents

25:14-30

 

19:12-27

 

 

 

obedience

40

Murdering tenants

21:33-40

12:1-9

20:9-16

 

 

 

evangelism

41

Budding figtree

24:32-34

13:28-33

21:29-32

 

 

 

watchful

42

Growing seed

 

4:26-29

 

 

 

 

evangelism

43

Weeds

13:24-30,37-43

 

 

 

 

 

watchful

44

Hidden treasure & pearl

13:44-46

 

 

 

 

 

gratitude

45

Net & house owner

13:47-52

 

 

 

 

 

gratitude

46

Unmerciful servant

18:23-35

 

 

 

 

 

reconciliation

47

Workers in vineyard

20:1-16

 

 

 

 

 

gratitude

48

2 sons

21:28-32

 

 

 

 

 

fruitfulness

49

10 virgins

25:1-13

 

 

 

 

 

watchful

50

Sheep and goats

25:31-46

 

 

 

 

 

provide help

QUESTIONS:


 

Life Applications

 

Relationship with God:

obedience

persistent prayer

gratitude, remembrance

repentence, confession

rely on Godís power (against darkness)

filled with the Holy Spirit

be watchful

 

 

Relationship with People:

witness in living

urge in evangelism

maintain unity

reconcile and forgive

demonstrate humility

follow the right teaching

provide help to those in need (love the neighbour)

 

 

Attitude for Self:

build on the right foundation (Christ)

pursue Godís Word

fruitfulness: of the gospel, of the Spirit

commitment in service

reflection on own fault

manage wealth wisely

not follow the world, keep distinctiveness (Ro 12:2)