Shining lamps and hidden things


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“No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light. For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. Therefore consider carefully how you listen. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what they think they have will be taken from them.”

Luke 8:16-18

Without skipping a beat, Jesus moves from His explanation of the Parable of the Sower into another parable, the Parable of the Lamps. Just so we are all together on the context, here is what came just before today’s text:

“This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God. Those along the path are the…

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