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Parables of hidden treasure and pearl

Jesus tells two parables about the Kingdom of Heaven.
Contributed by LUMO project
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Jesus told a parable to help people understand the Kingdom of Heaven. ‘A man was in a field that he did not own.’ – Slide 1
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To his great surprise he suddenly discovered something that got his heart racing with excitement. – Slide 2
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A horde of treasure! – Slide 3
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He had to think quickly what he should do next. – Slide 4
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He covered the treasure and ran off to gather all he owned. – Slide 5
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He sold everything he had to buy the field with the hidden treasure. – Slide 6
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Now he was the owner of the field … – Slide 7
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… and all the treasure in it. – Slide 8
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Jesus went on to tell another parable about the Kingdom of Heaven. He said, ‘It is like a pearl merchant on the lookout for choice pearls. One day he discovered a real bargain. – Slide 9
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He knew the pearl was very valuable, so he sold everything he had. – Slide 10
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Now he had the money to go and buy the pearl … – Slide 11
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… which was worth so much more than he had ever owned. – Slide 12
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