Another parable spoke he to them; The kingdom of heaven is like to leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal…
We learn —
I. GOD EMPLOYS HUMAN AGENCY FOR THE CONVERSION OF THE SOUL.
II. To OUTWARD APPEARANCE, THE MEANS ARE VERY UNLIKELY AND INSIGNIFICANT.
III. THE CHANGE PRODUCED IS RADICAL, GRADUAL, FINAL, AND MANIFEST.
IV. FAVOURABLE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NECESSARY FOR THE LEAVEN TO WORK SUCCESSFULLY.
Parallel VersesKJV: Another parable spake he unto them; The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened.