Satan is Constantly trying to undermine Christ's work on earth.
A Samaritan man put off prejudice and helped a Jewish man who had been beaten, robbed, and left for dead.
The woman was filled with guilt and knew she was a sinner. Simon was just as much a sinner, but had no sense of guilt.
This parable shows the stark contrast between the Pharisee's self righteousness and true righteousness in Christ.
We must not trust in riches rather than in God!
The 7th of the Kingdom parables in Matthew 13. It teaches that there will be a final separation of the lost and saved.
These two parables teach the value of the kingdom of God
This parable continues the theme of the permeating effect of the Kingdom. It began small, but its influence is far reaching.
The parable teaches us that the mystery kingdom that began small will continue to grow until the LORD comes back and sets up His millennial kingdom.
Satan sows tares among the wheat in opposition to Christ and His Church.