Manini• AKA Convict Tang• In Hawaiian means “small, tiny”
Matthew 13:31-3231 He told them another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. 32
Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and perch in its branches."
Kingdom like a mustard seed• Mustard seed and tree
Kingdom is like a mustard seed• Mustard seed and tree• Birds of the air finding rest in the tree• Jews expected the kingdom to appear with
power and glory
Jesus point is that the kingdom will start small but gradually grow large
Matthew 13:3333 He told them still another parable: "The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough."
Kingdom is like yeast• Yeast will permeate the entire dough
Jesus’ point is that the kingdom will start small but gradually permeate the entire person
So what?Outward visible growth• How is LACAC involved in making the kingdom
grow larger?• How are you personally involved in making the
kingdom grow larger?
Inward Spiritual Transformation• Seeing spiritual growth? Faith, hope & love• Seeing changes in your values and priorities?• Seeing changes in your behaviors?