hopefully the two birds don't hatch and start asking me, "are you my mother?" if you want to see them, come on over. end of strange surprise.
The Parable of the Sower1Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. 2And he was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them: 3
The Purpose of the Parables10And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. 11And he said to them,
and may indeed hear but not understand,
lest they should turn and be forgiven."
13 And he said to them,
A Lamp Under a Basket21 And he said to them,
The Parable of the Seed Growing26And he said,
The Parable of the Mustard Seed30 And he said,
33 With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it. 34He did not speak to them without a parable, but privately to his own disciples he explained everything.
more to come, after tomorrow or after i read and study to comment later.