The kingdom of God grows ‘all by itself’ in mark 4 video discussion

The gospel lectionary reading for Trinity 3 in Year B is Mark 4.26–34. Once again, the lectionary makes a slightly odd choice, picking up the teaching of Jesus midway through a sequence of pericopes mostly related to parables and the kingdom.

But the two quite simple parables contain a wealth of insight into the nature of the kingdom of God, and the inter-relationship between God’s action and human response. Come and join Ian and James as they explore the text and the issues it raises.

Full written commentary behind the discussion can be found in the following article.

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4 thoughts on “The kingdom of God grows ‘all by itself’ in mark 4 video discussion”

  1. Thank you so much for this ministry. The teaching in our local CofE church is often weak and misleading. So I love to listen to you and James’s discussions… I long for revelation from the pulpit which is Godly.
    Can someone tell me how the lectionary passages are chosen?


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