It will be found that in Matthew 13:10, 11 the Lord Jesus has designated these seven parables ""mysteries of the kingdom of heaven."" This expression ""the kingdom of heaven"" comprehends in a brief form the contents of the whole chapter. This will be seen by a reference to verses 24, 31, 33, etc., where it will be found that each of the last six parables begin with ""the kingdom of heaven is like unto."" What is meant by this expression? There is perhaps no term in Scripture used so extensively, but which is so little understood. Though it is found in Matthew's Gospel only, yet it occurs there no less than thirty-two times.