Mustard is an ordinary-looking little seed with an impressive ability to grow into a mighty plant that’s highly prolific. Its reputation as both a seed with great promise and great piquancy is supported by numerous passages found everywhere from the Bible to Shakespeare. The Mustard Seeds by Karen Mueller Bryson
He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his field. It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.” Matthew 13:31-32 Parables of Jesus: Mustard Seed-About the Kingdom of Heaven
Many people do not know that a mustard seed plant is the same plant as a mustard greens plant. The seeds can be used as a spice in cooking. Learning how to grow mustard seeds is easy, and this article will help.
Teaching our children about faith is important to build a strong foundation in Christ. In 2014 our family started reading the New Testament together. After reading Matthew, I decided to get elbow deep in mustard. This lesson explains faith the size of a mustard seed. Dictionary.com defines faith as, “confidence or trust in a person …
To go along with the parable of the mustard seed...we made these necklaces in our 3rd grade ccd class using washers, alphabet stickers, a mustard seed or a yellow sticker that looks like one, and string. Each one came out uniquely beautiful and the students wore them proudly.