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Sermons by John Sampson

Dr John Sampson is a member of our congregation. He is a retired biologist and historian, who served as Archivist for the Baptist Union of Victoria. His late wife was a Baptist pastor, and one of his daughters is a Baptist pastor, but it is a bit more unusual to get him into the pulpit!

A sower went out to sow

A sermon on Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 by Dr John Sampson As you heard the text for today is from Matthew’s account of the parable of the sower.  Our Bibles contain three versions of this story, in Mark 4, Luke 8, and Matt 13. It is also found in the gospel of Thomas, but this was…