Word of Life Study Series

The Parables of Jesus: The Ten Virgins

July 30, 2023 Brice C. Craig Season 11 Episode 29
Word of Life Study Series
The Parables of Jesus: The Ten Virgins
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Parable: “The Ten Virgins”
Reference: Matthew 25:1-13
Theme: Keep Watch and Stay Alert, Because we don’t know when Jesus will Return
Context: Jesus was Discoursing on End Times Events and What to Expect will Happen

Matthew 25:1-13
“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. The wise, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep. At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’ Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.’ ‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.’ But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived. The virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut. Later the others also came. ‘Sir! Sir!’ they said. ‘Open the door for us!’ But he replied, ‘I tell you the truth, I don’t know you.’ Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour.”

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