I have come to realize how mysterious a thing a seed is.
Season after Pentecost | 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Ezekiel 17:22-24 (Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15); 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, (11-13), 14-17; Mark 4:26-34 | Semi-continuous first reading: 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 (Psalm 20)
I returned to seminary a few years back to hear a professor teach John’s gospel as a remake of the Genesis narrative. The parallel between Genesis 1 and John 1 is obvious, but if you press forward, the connections run throughout.