44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.(A) 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.(B) 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts.(C) They broke bread(D) in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.(E) And the Lord added to their number(F) daily those who were being saved.

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The Parables of the Mustard Seed and the Yeast(A)(B)

31 He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like(C) a mustard seed,(D) which a man took and planted in his field. 32 Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches.”(E)

33 He told them still another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like(F) yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds[a] of flour(G) until it worked all through the dough.”(H)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 13:33 Or about 27 kilograms