The Sower

Matthew 13:1-17 (NRSV) That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3 And he told them many things in parables, saying: “Listen! A sower went out to sow. 4 And as… Continue reading The Sower

Soil

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 The Voice  That same day, Jesus left the house and went to sit by the sea. 2 Large crowds gathered around Him, and He got into a boat on the sea and sat there. The crowd stood on the shore waiting for His teaching. 3 And so Jesus began to teach. On this day, He spoke in parables. Here is… Continue reading Soil