*Original wording was "You sowed your word of love here one hundred years ago."
Biblical References: Mark 4:1-23; Matthew 13:1-13; Luke 8:4-15
Tune: Samuel Sebastian Wesley, 1864 ("The Church's One Foundation")
Text: Copyright © 2000 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved.
Copied from Songs of Grace: New Hymns for God and Neighbor by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (Upper Room Books, 2009).
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Hymn Use Permission: Songs of Grace: New Hymns for God and Neighbor by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette (Upper Room Books, 2009) includes a permission note for those who own this book to use this hymn (along with the 76 other new hymns in the book) in their local church's worship services. People who do not own Songs of Grace are asked to contact Carolyn (email@example.com) for permission to use the hymn and to get a copy of the hymn formatted for worship bulletin use.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Warren, Illinois commissioned this hymn for their church's celebration of their 100th anniversary.