This Sunday during the service we drew up our own parable.
Tom (aged 7 and a bit) breaks the glass of his local Park-keeper’s greenhouse with his football. Quickly he roots around the growing seedlings to find it causing terrible damage. Finding it he runs home and hides…
Later Tom discovers that the Park keepers plants were for a competition and that he is devestated that he can’t enter. Tom buys new seeds and takes them to the park keeper and owns up. Park keeper asks him to help plant them – it turns out he knew it was him all along! Next year they win the competition together.
Let those who have ears to hear, listen….