Another parable He spake to them: "The Kingdom of Heaven is like leaven, which a woman, taking, hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened."
It is like leaven which a woman, taking, hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened."
Another parable He set before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven was likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field;
And, unless the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh would have been saved; but, for the elect's sake, whom He chose, He shortened the days.
Every branch in Me that bears not fruit, He taketh it away: and every one that bears fruit, He cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.
"I have yet many things to say to you; but ye are not able to hear them now.
Your boasting is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?
having become persuaded of this very thing, that He Who began in you a good work will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ;
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in full knowledge and all discernment;
for it is God Who is working in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
And the God of peace Himself sanctify you wholly; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.