The Parables of Jesus: Lesson 2

Parable of the Sower3

Recap and Intro A parable is a comparison, from the Greek “para,” meaning as “in parallel” and “balo,” meaning “to cast.”  Through a parable, the speaker casts a net or line to reveal something hidden through what is known.  Even so, Jesus told His disciples, “The secrets of the kingdom of heaven are given for […]

The Parable of the Sower Resown

Parable of the Sower

This is our pastor’s article for our congregation’s newsletter for February 2017.   The farmer trundles into the field to plant the seed.  You think the farmer blind, for he scatters his seeds like a crazy, reckless, unpredictable man.  Is he a farmer, at all? The seeds scatter on asphalt and gravel, among the weeds […]