Weekly Reading

Weekly Reading

PARABLES OF JESUS
Reading Schedule

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Week 1   Parables of the Kingdom 1

 Dec 31   The Sower (Matt 13:1-9, 18-23; Mark 4:1-9, 14-20; Luke 8:4-15)

Week 2  Parables of the Kingdom 2

Jan 7   The Seed Growing in Secret (Mark 4:26-29)

  The Mustard Seed (Matt 13:32-33; Mark 4:30-32; Luke 13:18-19)

  The Leaven (Matt 13:33)

Week 3   Parables of the Kingdom 3

Jan 14   The Hidden Treasure (Matt 13:44)

  The Pearl of Great Price (Matt 13:45-46)

  The Drawnet (Matt 13:47-50)

Week 4   Parables of Forgiveness

Jan 21   The Two Debtors (Luke 7:36-50)

  The Unmerciful Servant (Matt 18:21-35)

Week 5   Parables of the Love of One’s Neighbor

Jan 28   The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)

Week 6  Parables of Praying

Feb 4   The Friend at Midnight (Luke 11:5-13)

  The Widow (Luke 18:1-8)

Week 7   Parables of Self-Righteousness

Feb 11   The Chief Seats (Luke 14:7-11)

  The Pharisee and Tax Collector (Luke 18:9-14)

Week 8   Parables on the Cost of Discipleship

Feb 18     The Rash Builder and King at War (Luke 14:25-35)

    The Unprofitable Servants (Luke 17:5-10)

Week 9   Parables of the Invitation of God

Feb 25     The Great Supper (Luke 14:15-24)

    The Marriage of the King’s Son (Matt 22:1-14)

Week 10   Parables of Repentance 1

Mar 4     The Lost Sheep (Matt 18:12-14; Luke 15:3-7)

    The Lost Coin (Luke 15:8-10)

    The Lost Son (Luke 15:11-32)

Week 11   Parables of Repentance 2

Mar 11     The Barren Fig Tree (Luke 13:6-9)

    The Two Sons (Matt 21:23-32)

Week 12  Parables of Preparing for the Future

Mar 18     The Rich Fool (Luke 12:16-21)

    The Watchful Servants (Luke 12:35-40)

    The Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-9)

    The Ten Virgins (Matt 25:1-13)

Week 13   Parable of Individual Responsibility

Mar 25     The Pounds (Luke 19:11-27)

    The Talents (Matt 25:14-30)

 

Adapted from The Parables of Jesus by F. L. Booth