INI + AMEN.
[5. Oops!: Which soil are you?]
Which soil are you? That’s what you want to know, right? Whenever we hear the parable Jesus has for us today, that’s what we think about. So, which soil are you? Inquiring minds want to know! So, look at your life. Has the devil and your flesh already snatched the Word from you, today? Checked out of the service, maybe? What about rocks of pride, thinking “I know this already”? What about “concerns and riches and pleasures of life”? Plenty of that to go around. There’s always something that gets in the way of the Word: money, work, vacation, sports. These pile up and choke the Word. It seems there’s only a one in four chance of being good soil… Continue reading