Vv 22 – 35
Kingdom of God. Those who have Christ in their hearts. Mark 1:15.
Leaven. The influence it has. Started as the disciples (mustard seed). Progress of the gospel. Yeast represents the gospel in the hearts of believers.
Enter by the narrow gate. Strive to enter or the narrow gate? Salvation or sanctification. Mat 7:13. The narrow way. Striving, determination battle. Don’t lose fellowship with the Lord.
Vv 30. 1 Corinthians 15:19 If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.