“Small is Beautiful”, Mark 4.30-32

What is the parable of the mustard seed really all about? Why does Jesus choose something so small to describe the kingdom? We take a look at the implications of what Jesus teaches to discover our opportunities for sowing and trusting.

OMQ: “Mustard Parable Point” Mark 4.32

What do you think Jesus hoped his parable about the mustard seed would achieve? What response was he looking for in his followers? Any ideas?

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OMQ: “Birds and Branches” Mark 4.32

Jesus tells his hearers that a mustard tree grows such that “birds can perch in its shade.” (Mark 4:32 NIV11). What might be the significance of this? Any thoughts?

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OMQ: “The Largest Tree?” Mark 4.32

In the parable of the mustard seed Jesus says that the mustard tree is the “largest of all garden plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade.” (Mark 4:30–32 NIV11). Does this make sense? What was his point? Any ideas? Please let me know.

OMQ: “The Largest Tree?” Mark 4.32

In the parable of the mustard seed Jesus says that the mustard tree is the “largest of all garden plants, with such big branches that the birds can perch in its shade.” (Mark 4:30–32 NIV11). Does this make sense? What was his point? Any ideas? Please let me know.

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