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In addition to these public lesson and idea topics below, be sure to check out the Writing Team's extra special set of lessons: Kingdom Parables ~ Seed, Leaven, Treasure, Pearl. Written for our supporting members, their lesson summaries and Bible background are open to all.

Video, A-V Lessons, Ideas, Activities, and Resources for the Kingdom Parables

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Parable of the Mustard Seed - Matthew 13:31-32
Parable of the Leaven (Yeast) - Matthew 13:33
Parable of the Treasure in the Field - Matthew 13:44
Parable of the Pearl - Matthew 13:45-46

"What is the kingdom of God like? And to what should I compare it?" Luke 13:18, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of Heaven, etc., etc.


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The Mustard Seed

This video shows what mustard seeds look like, and what a mustard bush or "tree" looks like.

Here's a full preview found on YouTube.

Video short "The Mustard Tree" from Sourceflix

Mustard Seed (Vimeo):

Here's the link where you can download this video for a small price.

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Illustration of Jesus teaching about a mustard seed from the Annie Vallotton Bible Illustrations Collection


Jesus is teaching his disciples, and motioning about the small amount of faith needed, as small as a mustard seed.

  Link to larger and higher resolution versions of the Vallotton illustrations and color background options as well in our Vallotton Bible Images Forum (Supporting Membership required, become one today). Copyright and usage information here.


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