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The Sower – the sermon from last Sunday

The priest I live with was preaching last Sunday. The gospel reading from Matthew was the parable of the sower. Here’s what she said.

Matthew 13.1-9, 18-23

I sounded out a friend this week about sermons on the parable of the sower – the gospel reading we have just heard. John is a very committed Christian and has heard many sermons – in fact he is a church organist. He said “Oh they’ve nearly always been sermons where I’ve felt told off – I’ve come away from church thinking I’m either the seed that fell upon rock or the seed that fell amongst thorns, and I’ve left church feeling depressed.” Continue reading