The student with the most Happy fish at the end wins. Good reminder God will sort it out; thank you, Pingback: The Parables of Jesus Series | Parable of the Fishing Net — Grace Over Pain – Averagechristiannet, Thanks for sharing I pray that by the grace of God we will be those righteous, For now let’s see what the parable of the fishing net means. The other two short parables are: Parable of the Hidden Treasure Parable of the Pearl of Great Value. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Jesus, we’ll pray that You’ll help us to truly trust in You so that when we die, or when the angels come, we’ll be able to live with You forever. Play two or three rounds and then, explain that when we tell people about Jesus, we want them to believe in Jesus too. Very close but that is in another category which is similar to this Good try though! ), Jesus also said that the fish were like people. The “old” treasure referred to his understanding of the Law. The "Righteous people" mentioned in this Scripture are not righteous from living a perfect life, but because they have been saved by the Blood of the Lamb. The Parable of the Net . Conclusion The Parable of the Dragnet, then, reinforces the spiritual truths taught in the Parable of the Weeds, especially those relating to the coming judgment and condemnation of the wicked. The Parable of the Household Treasures, presupposes that its readers have become, through their study of the Word, scribes who are conversant with Scripture and able to teach the Law. You can also find this lesson for Kindle or in print in my book, The Parables and Teachings of Jesus Vol. That’s sad because God doesn’t want anyone to go to Hell, but some people will because they decide not to believe in God. We don’t do the sorting because we haven’t been assigned the role to judge. It’s his Parable of Household Treasures (or the Master of the Household). What will happen to the good people when they die? Just like the others, it is equally packed with lessons. Hopefully i am able to send mine across tonight. Every disciple is to: (1) act like a scribe or teacher of the Law; (2) become a homeowner with a collection of valuable treasures; and (3) effectively utilize both the old and the new treasures in our kingdom presentations to many. We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. That remaining student becomes It for the next round. “Once again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was let down into the lake and caught all kinds of fish… The Parable of the Fishing Net or Dragnet, unique to the gospel of Matthew, reveals that a day of judgment is coming when God will separate good from evil. There were different types and sizes of nets used in that time. <> ADDRESS: Ministry-To-Children Instead of trying to figure out how the judgement will be done, let’s focus on doing on Father’s business while it is day, for night cometh when no man can work. That is gold! Use this children’s Sunday School lesson to teach kids about the coming judgment and the need to share the Gospel. (They will go to Hell.). While Matthew’s account in chapter 13 starts with Jesus telling large crowds his first four of eight parables, Jesus left the multitudes and met privately with his disciples inside a house. To be honest, i have never heard about this parable prior to this study. That’s why we never charge for our curriculum or even ask for donations. No matter how we respond to the Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Value (both linked above), Jesus remains King. Next time week, we will be looking at the last parable of the Kingdom of God. “Yes,” they replied. This is how it will be at the end of the age. The parables might seem like ancient stories to some, but they can be applied to all areas of our lives today as well. You really need to check it out as it will help you understand where we are going. After stating the principle of the Pearl Parable, he immediately began to relate to them his Dragnet Parable, which concludes his kingdom parables series.