The Upside-Down Nature of God’s Kingdom

July 30 2023

Book: Matthew

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Scripture: Matthew 13:31-35

Jesus failed to match expectations that religious leaders had for the Messiah. They expected to see power and affluence and authority; he showed weakness and humility and smallness. This week’s parables make clear how God moves in ways we might consider upside down.


  • Will you embrace that God works in upside down ways––amidst the common and ordinary, the unseen and the slow?