The Main Message Of The Parable For Christ's Gospel

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Matthew’s message, throughout the gospel, is about King Jesus and the kingdom of heaven. The central message of this parable is to be ready for Christ’s return. Jesus said that no one knows the day or the hour when the end will come, only the Father in Heaven knows. Jesus is instructing His disciples to be vigilant in their walk with the Lord and be ready at all times for Christ’s second coming. Be alert and treat every day as if this is the day when Christ will come. In this parable Christ represents the master of the house and the disciples represent the servants in charge of feeding the household while the master is away. Jesus’ central message to His disciples was, as representatives of Christ, the disciples had a responsibility to be faithful to Jesus and keep His Word. They were to make sure that the message of God that He taught them was relayed to the rest of the people. In this parable the Bridegroom is Jesus and the virgins represent the church. The central message in this episode is to be faithful in your walk with Christ. Do not lose faith awaiting the second coming of Jesus, but prepare yourself for His return. If you wait until Christ’s return to prepare, it will be too late. No one can be assisted by another person’s merits. If we keep the faith, we will receive eternity in the kingdom of heaven. Step 2: What is the gospel writer trying to communicate to his readers by the way he connects the 3 stories together? Matt 24:36–44; Matt 24:45–51; Matt 25:1–13 Matthew is communicating to his readers the importance of truly believing, staying true to the Word of God, and not losing one’s faith. Also, in comparing the days of Noah, this gives the audience a great example of people who were taking God for granted and not understanding the seriousness of salvation. Jesus expresses the importance of being prepared in faith when the Lord comes. The unbelief and disregard of God in Noah’s day resulted in catastrophic death. Jesus said, “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?” In the parable, Jesus is conveying to His disciples the importance of keeping the faith and
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