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The Substance of things hoped for.

This is my paper for Teaching the Bible Class.This is a preface page. Preface page: Mustard Seeds, Faith, Hope and more! Let’s take a look at and see what the commentary says about this first. Luke 17:6
And the Lord answered, "If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.

The Parable of the Mustard Seed
30Then He asked, “To what can we compare the kingdom of God? With what parable shall we present it? 31It is likea mustard seed,whichisthe smallestof allseedssownupontheearth.32But after it is planted, it grows to be larger than all garden plants and puts forth great branches, so that the birds of the air nest in its shade.”… A mustard seed. Mustard, [sinapi,] is a well-known plant of the tetradynamia siliquosa class, distinguished by its yellow cruciform flowers, with expanding calyx, and its pods smooth, square, and close to the stem. Its seed was probably the sma…