Tag Archives: Parable of the Sower

Pursuing Good Soil

Remember the computing adage, ‘garbage in, garbage out?’ Apply it to being fertile soil for God’s words to you. Keep producing good fruit by continuing to be good soil.  Aspire to it. Chase after it. Don’t allow yourself to be … Continue reading

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Hard Life Path

When life is hard and people use you as a door mat, you are unlikely to be interested in ‘stories’ of hope or grace.  They are just that – stories.  Jesus describes this situation in the parable of the sower.  … Continue reading

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Sower: Fruitful

We want our lives to be fruitful.  We want the things we do to matter.  To produce good results.  When it comes to the fruit of the word of God, we have an important role to play in how the … Continue reading

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Sower: Choked

Are you choked?  Are there things in your life which have you by the throat?  Sometimes we don’t even know.  Sometimes, the thing that is choking us is the diamond necklace we love.  Or it’s all in our minds, consuming … Continue reading

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Sower: Roots

Some people turn back when the going gets tough.  When it comes to faith, Jesus says it has to do with having roots.  And when your faith is formed without proper foundation, tough teaching or tough times can uproot you.  … Continue reading

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Sower: Hard Path

The evil one snatches away the seeds of God which are being sown in the world.  Many times, people just let him, partly because their hearts are calloused to the idea that God is real, and partly because they are … Continue reading

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Farmer Jesus

Jesus tells the story of a farmer who sows seed – some on the path, some on the rocks, some in the thorns, and some on good soil.  Today this would make us question why the farmer is wasting seed … Continue reading

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