Category: The Sower and The Soils

You Can Thrive

“Other seeds fell on good soil and produced grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. As for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it. He indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a … Continue reading You Can Thrive

I know the law but still can’t keep it, and if the power of sin within me keeps sabotaging my best intentions, I obviously need help! I realize that I don’t have what it takes. I can will it, but I can’t do it. I … Continue reading

Thorns of Worry

Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants. The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful. Matthew 13:7, 22 … Continue reading Thorns of Worry

A Foundation of Stones

Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root. The seed falling on rocky ground … Continue reading A Foundation of Stones

Bouncing Off the Surface

“A farmer went out to scatter seed. As he was scattering seed, some fell on the path, and birds came and ate it.  Whenever people hear the word about the kingdom and don’t understand it, the evil one comes and carries off what was planted … Continue reading Bouncing Off the Surface

The Sower and The Soils

A farmer went out to sow his seed.  Matthew 13:3 For me personally, the most powerful parable is the parable of the sower.  In this story, a man goes out to scatter seeds during planting time.  They fall in four different growing environments.  Three of … Continue reading The Sower and The Soils