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Matthew 13:51-52 [Jesus asked], “Have you understood all this?” They answered, “Yes.” And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom is like the master of a household who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”
Jesus teaches us with unmistakable examples, using things we have seen before—not alien or exotic stories outside of our context or ordinary lives. He does this because he wants us to understand the kingdom of God when we see it, so we will run to tell everyone we know that it has come near.
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