“Oh Father George, don’t be so dramatic. ‘The Sower Went Out to Sow’ is the easiest parable ever! Jesus gives us the explanation! It’s all nice!”
Or is it that Jesus wants us to give up on our save-ourselves-neo-Pelagian-self-absorbed-Promethean-self-referrential idiocy and so instead be saved by Him so that we might be in humble thanksgiving before Him in all good friendship?
Let’s take a look again at this most easiest of all parables: