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The Farmer and the Seed (Parable of the Sower)

A sower scatters seed on different soils.
Contributed by Lambsongs
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Hindi
This is a story from the Bible about a farmer sowing seed in his field. – Slide 1
Jesus told a story about a farmer who scattered some seed in a field. He wanted the seed to grow well so he would get a big harvest. – Slide 2
Some seed fell on the path and it got squashed when someone stood on it. That seed didn’t grow. – Slide 3
Some seed fell onto good ground but birds came and ate it. That good seed was lost too. – Slide 4
Some seed fell onto rocks where it began to grow. But the seed died because it was too hot and dry. – Slide 5
Some seeds fell between weeds. The weeds grew bigger than the new plants and they had no room to grow. – Slide 6
But some seed fell onto good ground and grew into big, strong plants. The plants had lots of new seed for the farmer’s harvest. – Slide 7
God’s words are like seeds that grow in our hearts. Do you want God’s love to grow strong in your heart? Do you want to tell everyone about Jesus? – Slide 8
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