And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that … Continue reading Who Is This Man?
Jesus provides this parable for us to remind us to just do our job and be assured that God will do His!
if we are not bearing fruit in our lives, it's our own fault!
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them: ... He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful. Matthew 13:7, 22 And some fell among thorns, and … Continue reading AMONG Thorns
The devil and the world hates God and His word. It is crucial that we prepare ourselves with the word of God so that we are able to withstand persecution and trial.
The first type of person mentioned by Jesus has no application of the word of God in his life at all!
And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow;Matthew 13:3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow: ... The sower soweth the word.Mark 4:3, 14 A sower went out to sow his seed: ...Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. Luke … Continue reading Sowing Seed
When we read about the kingdom of heaven in the parables, or in other places, it important to understand that all the places being described are the dominion of God but may be located in different places.
Jesus’ main argument for teaching in parables is that it is the sovereign right of God to reveal things to some and hide them from others.
Jesus reveals things to His disciples that have been hidden from the foundation of the world!