Chapter 21


The first parable we investigate is the parable of the good and the bad soil (Matthew 13:3-9; 18-23; Mark 4:3-9; 14-20; Luke 8:5-8; 11-15): There are four kinds of soil of the heart: This reminds us of the four characters of the Tetragrammaton: OUO + I:

Three soils are wicked hearts: road, rock-mass, thorns,  the good soil is the forth soil

      O     U     O     +     I

But also the good soil is subdivided into three kinds: 30-fold, 60-fold,  100-fold

This corresponds with the three grammar persons:       I (=he) T (=you) A (= I)

Thus we can draw the complete picture:

The next parable is the parable of the narrow gate (Matthew 7:13,14): As in the foregoing parable where three wicked soils had to be overcome to develop a good soil fitting to an everlasting life so also here:

Another parable: The parable of the pearl (Matthew  13:45,46): The merchant sells all cheap pearls to gain the one of high value:

The same principle is in the parable of the house upon sand (Matthew 7:24-27):

Also the parables of the talents and of the mines can reflect the pattern of "3 + 1" of God's name (Matthew 25:14-30; Luke 19:11-27):

    O  = 1 talent gets none in addition = wicked slave (1 mine remains 1 mine)

    U  =   2 talents become 4 = lower good slave (1 mine becomes 5 mines )

    O  =   5 talents become 10 = higher good slave (1 mine becomes 10 mines )

    I  =    the master


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