The Parable of the Mustard Seed is one of the shorter parables of Jesus and there are minor differences between Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. The parable suggests the growth of the kingdom of God from tiny beginnings to worldwide size.
“The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field; which indeed is smaller than all seeds. But when it is grown, it is greater than the herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in its branches.” (Matthew 13:31â€“32)
â€œHow will we liken the Kingdom of God? Or with what parable will we illustrate it? Itâ€™s like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, though it is less than all the seeds that are on the earth, yet when it is sown, grows up, and becomes greater than all the herbs, and puts out great branches, so that the birds of the sky can lodge under its shadow.â€ (Mark 4:30â€“32)
â€œWhat is the Kingdom of God like? To what shall I compare it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and put in his own garden. It grew, and became a large tree, and the birds of the sky lodged in its branches.â€ (Luke 13:18-19)
I wrote the basics of this song and I send it around to others – as the wind may bring the seeds all over. 🙂
Oedip Piaf came up with this version: La Iernat. Another friend, from London, make his own version: Semintze De Mushtar (MustardSeeds)
Probably I will cut off parts from both and I will make my own “final” version.
UPDATE! Here’s my mix.
I love the idea of collaborate with others, friends or strangers. Art is a state of mind and it has no frontiers.
My own idea of the “mustard seeds” is to work with others and this is a call to everybody to join us in a common workshop.
So, if anybody want to be part of this – we’re not bound to any particular musical genre, it’s absolutely free and for fun -, just let me know. You can add, modify, do as you feels good, play anything you like.
Music should be free. As love. 😀
The first result of a collaborative work was this “Bedtime Stories” with Oedip Piaf and some other friend. Free download, enjoy it.