Jesus tells parables that seek to convey what the kingdom of heaven is ‘like’ or ‘similar to’. Some are about the way it grows and spreads; others stress its value compared to anything else in life.
This week we explore how to slow down and open our eyes to notice the small signs of the treasures of God’s reign already around us. Jesus offers us images of God’s reign to help us recognise its presence like an unstoppable weed that can grow from tiny beginnings of love if we wait and trust.
This week we explore waiting and trusting.
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Lectionary Bible readings for RCL Proper 12 Year A
1 Kings 3.5-12; Psalm 119.129-136; Romans 8.26-39; Matthew 13.31-33,44-52