INI + AMEN.
What sort of crazy sower is Jesus talking about? The modern day version of this parable would be: a farmer went out to plant, and he used his planter on the road, on the rocky parts of his field, among the ditches and easements, and eventually he used it on the best parts of his fields. No self-respecting farmer would do that. Even non-farmers know you don’t sow seed that way! But that’s how and where the seed is sown in the parable that Jesus tells.
All eyes off the soils! All eyes, all ears on the Sower, on His Seed. It’s then and only then that we will understand what the Lord’s talking about. “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” For “to you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God.” Continue reading