Rev. Dr. Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 83, died Tuesday, March 13, 2007, after a long illness. Born April 2, 1923, in Clarion, he was the son of the late Herman G. and Helen (Wolfe) Stuempfle, Sr. Stuempfle lived most of his life in Gettysburg, PA. He served as President of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. He attended Hughesville public schools, and was a graduate of Susquehanna University and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He received additional advanced degrees from Union Theological Seminary in New York and a doctoral degree at Southern California School of Theology at Claremont. He retired in 1989. Rev. Dr. Stuempfle was the author of several books and numerous articles and lectures on preaching, history, a… Go to person page >
All three synoptic gospels record both the telling and the explanation of Jesus’ parable of the Sower
(Matthew 13:3–8, 18–23/Mark 4:3–8, 14–20/Luke 8:5–8, 11–15). Because the seed equals “the word,” Jesus
(as the Word made flesh) becomes the Seed in this expansion of the parable.
Display Title: A Sower Came from Ancient HillsFirst Line: A Sower came from ancient hillsTune Title: SEACHRISTAuthor: Herman G. Stuempfle Jr.Meter: CMDScripture: Matthew 13:3-8; Matthew 13:18-23; Matthew 27:31-35; Matthew 27:45-50; Matthew 27:57-61; Matthew 28:1-5; Mark 4:3-20; Mark 15:20-25; Mark 15:42-47; Mark 16:1-6; Luke 8:5-15; Luke 23:33; Luke 23:44-46; Luke 23:50-56; Luke 24:1-8; John 1:14; John 1:17; John 12:24; John 19:16-18; John 19:28-30; John 19:38-42; John 20:1-18Date: 2013Subject: Christian Year | Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year | Transfiguration; Christian Year | Good Friday; Christian Year | Resurrection/Easter; Evangelism | ; Hope | ; Jesus Christ | Life; Ministry | ; Work |