By challenging the hearer as to whether they will “hear” and follow the teacher, the Parable of the Sower and the Soils (Matthew 13:1-9) offers a larger framework for considering parables as part of the Master Teacher’s toolkit.
parable of the sower
A Sower Went Out to Sow. . . .
Today’s post on the Parable of the Sower and the Soils is the second in a series exploring Parables Jesus Told. The first post, Entrusted . . ., considered the Parable of the Three Servants, or, The Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), blog.emergingscholars.org/2018/05/entrusted/.
Science in Review — February 2013
One of my favorite Scripture passages is the parable of the sower. It’s botany! It’s metaphor! And it’s a rare parable to include an explanation… sort of. Sure, Jesus decodes the allegory for his disciples, but what is the application? Is it a call to sow our seeds lavishly because we are not responsible for […]