The Gospels of Mathew and Mark Essay

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The Gospel of Mathew and Mark are centralized on Jesus Christ. According to the two gospels Jesus Christ essential teaching is seen throughout the bible in parables, that explains the kingdom of God and how we must not stray away from it and that we must put our overall faith into Jesus to save us from our sins. Jesus also teaches that we must love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Secondary principals are also seen through both gospels by his teaching of how to better ourselves as a person overall and having un-doubtful faith into God. The overall teachings of Jesus I believe are coherent through the different parables he teaches with each central theme mostly involving how to better oneself or to put overall faith into God.
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Different items in the parable represent similar objects in the teaching of Jesus; such as the seed representing the word of God and the righteousness of human kind. The field represents the world and humankind as a whole such as how we live our lives if it is in service of God or not. The weeds represent what is evil in the world and human kind. It represents the devil and how there is sin in the world. When the weeds and wheat are planted together it represents how both good and evil co-exists with one another. When the servant tried to pull out the weed the farmer said no because “while you are pulling the weeds, you may root up the wheat with them” . This explains that pulling original sin exists in mankind. No one person is perfect and free from sin and so it is tangled with the weeds which represent evil in the world.
The parable of the “Grain and the Mustard Seed” in this parable the kingdom of heaven is explained as a small mustarded seed which is planted into a field. It is also stated that “though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree” . What this explains is that the mustard seed represents our faith. As our faith grows more towards God, the more we are moving closer to the kingdom of heaven. The reason we start small is because we always learn to better ourselves every day. We find new ways and reasons
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