The Parable of the Sower

May 6, 2018 Speaker: Jason Wegener Series: Mark

Topic: PM Service Passage: Mark 4:1–4:20

In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus gives a searching lesson of the various responses of individuals to the gospel. As He teaches on this, He also explains the purpose of all parables to either reveal the Kingdom of God to those who follow Christ; or to conceal it to those who reject His message.

I. The Mercy of the Sower
A. He calls their attention
B. He reveals Himself
C. He sows the Word.

II. The Purpose of the Parables
A. To reveal
B. To conceal

III. The Response shown in the Soils
A. Hardened Soil
B. Rocky Soil
C. Thorny Soil
D. Receptive Soil