The Parable of the Yeast


#1

In The Gospel According to Matthew, Chapter 13 Verse 33 states:

He spoke to them another parable.
“The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch was leavened.”

How is the kingdom of heaven able to be leavened?

#2

Very interesting, your question raises the point that
the Kingdom of Heaven is the one to be leavened!

But my understanding of the parable is that the Kingdom
of Heaven is leavening the WORLD, and tho it starts
small it will keep on influencing the history of the
World until it affects it thoroughly!


#3

It is not! The explanation is in the first sentence, I bolded the relevant part.

In other words the Kindom of Heaven ACTS like yeast that when properly mixed with flour and water leavenes the whole batch.
The Flour and water represent the World in this case.



#4

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