July 30, 2017 [Pentecost 8]  Matthew 13:1-9,18-23  J.D.Roekle   That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told them many things in parables, saying: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he was scattering the seed,...

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