- 1 Samuel 15.34 – 16.13
- 2 Corinthians 5.6-10(11-13)14-17
- Mark 4.26-34
Pentecost 3: Jesus, the gospel writers tell us, spent much time describing how human life works best for everyone, how real enjoyment is possible for everyone. He called it the kingdom of heaven, sometimes the kingdom of God. But it’s not at all like any kingdom the world has ever known.