Resources on Mark 4:26

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What the Farm Laborers Can Do and What They Cannot Do Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/what-the-farm-laborers-can-do-and-what-they-cannot-do Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Work , Working for God , Conversion , Evangelism Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Mark 4:26-29, Charles Spurgeon preaches on "the measure and limit of human instrumentality in the kingdom of grace." Planting Seeds Children's Sermon https://www.sermons4kids.com/planting_seeds.htm Children's Sermon Topics: Gospel , Witness , Evangelism Source: Sermons 4 Kids This children's sermon on Mark 4:26-27 uses an apple to illustrate growth in the Kingdom of God, encouraging us to plant seeds of the Good News everywhere we go. (Includes optional colouring and activity pages.) Nesting in the Kingdom of God Commentary/Exegesis by Meda Stamper https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-11-2/commentary-on-mark-426-34 Commentary/Exegesis by Meda Stamper Topics: Parables , Kingdom of God , Grace of God Source: Working Preacher Noting how "the sower" in Mark 4:26-34 "does not make the kingdom happen by force of will," Meda Stamper's commentary discusses how a small "word" sown in trust grows organically into our safe, fruitful home. The Flourishing of God's Reign Commentary/Exegesis by Common English Bible https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/9037/preaching-with-the-storytellers-bible-june-17-2018 Commentary/Exegesis by Common English Bible Topics: Parables , Parable , Metaphor Source: Ministry Matters An excerpt from the Storyteller's Bible that explores the various agricultural metaphors and parables in Mark 4:26-34 that illustrate the way God's kingdom is showing itself afresh in Christ. Living with Christ Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/419 Devotional Topics: Parables , Missions , Calling , Time Source: ePriest This reflection on Mark 4:26-34 compares the spiritual life of believers to a mustard seed and promises that God will grow it to full and sheltering plant in God's own time. The Fruit of the Kingdom Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1380 Devotional Topics: Grace , Faith , Kingdom of God Source: ePriest This devotional on Mark 4:26-34 sees grace as the fruit of God's kingdom, creating faith within our lives and sustaining our faith throughout our lives. Available also in Spanish. Large Things in Small Parishes Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Childress http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2015/06/large-things-in-small-parishes/ Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Childress Topics: Power , Kingdom of God , Humility Source: Ekklesia Project In Mark 4:26-34, Kyle Childress discusses the nature of the Kingdom of God, in which God redeems the world through mustard seed churches and ordinary people, using the humble, weak, and small for important purposes. Mission Possible Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/mission-possible Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Parables , Awareness of God , Evangelism , Kingdom of God Source: Working Preacher This sermon starter on Mark 4:26-34, suggests a more subversive reading of the parable of the mustard seed, describing the Kingdom of God as unruly, unsafe, and a haven for undesirables. Seeds and a Mustard Plant Commentary/Exegesis by Sharon H Ringe https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-11-2/commentary-on-mark-426-34-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Sharon H Ringe Topics: Parables , Mystery , Kingdom of God Source: Working Preacher Mark 4:26-34's seed and mustard plant parables invite us to use our imaginations to respond to God's invitation to a world filled with mysteries and surprises, instead of one where everything is planned, linear, and logical. A New Perspective Sermon (Complete) by Hugh L Eichelberger http://day1.org/894-a_new_perspective Sermon (Complete) by Hugh L Eichelberger Topics: Parables , Despair , Hope Source: Day1 Many people are crippled by cynicism, despair, and depression. This sermon on Mark 4:26-34 proclaims the power of the gospel to liberate people into a perspective of possibility. Faith in a Seed Sermon (Complete) by Christopher A Henry http://day1.org/8215-chris_henry_faith_in_a_seed Sermon (Complete) by Christopher A Henry Topics: Faith , Kingdom of God Source: Day1 A sermon on Jesus' parables in Mark 4:26-34. To those who have the courage to sow the seeds they've been given, the parables offer a powerful promise that growth will come. The Sower and the Seeds Commentary/Exegesis by Justo L González https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2015-05/june-14-11th-sunday-ordinary-time Commentary/Exegesis by Justo L González Topics: Parables , Trust Source: The Christian Century In Mark 4:26-34, there is the story of a sower who seems to scatter seed ruthlessly, with little care for where it falls. In the parable a yield of a hundredfold seems extraordinary. Full Text Hymns on Mark 4:26 Come, Ye Thankful People ComePD
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Mysteries of the Kingdom Commentary/Exegesis by James Boyce https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-11-2/commentary-on-mark-426-34-3 Commentary/Exegesis by James Boyce Topics: Kingdom of God , Gospel , Parable , Repentance Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Mark 4:26-34, James Boyce points out that these parables reflect the hidden and secret aspects of teaching about the kingdom of God, especially in Mark. What Good Fathers Know Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce M McKenzie https://www.patheos.com/progressive-christian/2012/06/what-good-fathers-know-alyce-mckenzie-06-11-2012 Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce M McKenzie Topics: Father's Day , Parables , Kingdom of God , God's Presence Source: Patheos Jesus’ parable of the mustard seed points to the kingdom’s apparent hiddenness and ordinariness. The seed parables of Mark 4:26-34 also call us to attend to the kingdom’s own time and rate of growth. Labor Day and the Kingdom Sermon (Complete) by Stephen McKinney-Whitaker http://day1.org/3271-labor_day_and_the_kingdom Sermon (Complete) by Stephen McKinney-Whitaker Topics: Parables , Work , Kingdom of God Source: Day1 The parables of Mark 4:26-32 make it clear that God does the work of bringing the kingdom and, when taken seriously, what Jesus says has the potential to be become dangerous--and life-changing. Spiritual Devotion Sermon (Complete) by Joseph C Klee http://www.hprweb.com/2015/05/homilies-for-june-2015/ Sermon (Complete) by Joseph C Klee Topics: Fear , Devotion , Paul , Mary Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Joseph Klee offers four homilies for Ordinary Time, beginning with the feast of Corpus Christi. They each focus on an aspect of spiritual devotion or growth: the Eucharist, Jesus' Sacred Heart, overcoming fear, and imitating heroes... Crazy Sparrows Sermon (Complete) by Richard Conrad http://torch.op.org/torch/crazy-sparrows Sermon (Complete) by Richard Conrad Topics: Sin , Church , Humor , Parables Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Mark 4:26-34 gives reason to laugh at ourselves - and at Jesus. One of the greatest antidotes to many sins is a sense of humour, the readiness not to take ourselves too seriously. Seeds of the Kingdom Sermon Illustration by Greg Kandra http://4lpi.com/blog/seeds-of-the-kingdom/ Sermon Illustration by Greg Kandra Topics: Kingdom of God , Parables Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection In the parable of the mustard seed, Jesus described a kingdom that started small but grew to a point where no one could contain it. It is a place of great, limitless possibility—one that welcomes all. Preposterous seed stories Sermon Starter/Outline by Justo L González https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2015-06/preposterous-seed-stories Sermon Starter/Outline by Justo L González Topics: Parables , Providence , Kingdom of God , Reign of God Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on the parable of the growing seed and the parable of the mustard seed in Mark 4, Justo González points to the reign of God that is not obvious to our eyes yet revolutionary. A Day of Small Things Sermon (Complete) by Martha P Sterne http://day1.org/995-a_day_of_small_things Sermon (Complete) by Martha P Sterne Topics: Parables , Ten Commandments , God's Will , Sermon Source: Day1 In this sermon on Mark 4:26-34, Martha Sterne compares Jesus’ seed parables with the Ten Commandments to conclude that God does big things through our small actions.