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Moving the Mustard Seed – C Pentecost 19 – Oct 3 2010

Posted in Messages - Year C - Nov 09 - Nov 10 on October 3, 2010 by classicchinny

Luke 17:5-10

Ahh, the mustard seed: Jesus uses this small and ordinary seed to teach about faith and the glory of God.

The mustard seed parable is one of our favourite lessons on faith from Jesus because we love the dramatic.  In Matthew, Jesus says to his disciples, “…if you have faith of the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.”  Today in Luke, Jesus uses a mulberry tree, rather than a mountain, and sounds a little more critical of the disciples than He did in Matthew. Continue reading

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