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  • The Four Soils

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Aug 12, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    A look at the four soils through a science experiment, asking which soil are you.

    Luke 8:4-8 June 22, 2014 What if I told you I had a gift for you? It’s really a good gift too. It’s better than dark chocolate candy with a cup of hot coffee. And let me tell you, it’s hard to get much better than that. Well, maybe it would be having some stuffed pizza more

  • The Four Soils Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jan 2, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    The love of God is impartial, the word of God is essential, our response is crucial.

    Stories Jesus Told - 1 "The Four Soils" Lk. 8:5-15 INTRO.: Today, we begin a series of messages on "The Stories Jesus Told." some of them are identified as parables. Others are not and may be true stories He used to illustrate spiritual truth. Jesus was the master story teller and used stories more

  • Four Soils

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Nov 18, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    This message compares the soil types of the ground with the soil types of the heart.

    Message: “Four Soils” Text: He said, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to others I speak in parables, so that, though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand” (Luke 8:10). What is a parable? The American Heritage more

  • The Four Soils Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 124 ratings

    Sermon on the parable of the sower. One’s response to the Gospel depends on the personal inclination of his will.

    The Four Soils Mark 4:1-20 INTRO.: Why do different people respond differently to the same message? Why do some reject the Gospel of Christ and others accept it and live Christian lives? Jesus provides an answer to this question in the passage before us. We will become more effective and more

  • The Parable Of The Four Soils

    Contributed by Clark Frailey on Nov 10, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    A look at the Parable of the Four Soils using contemporary illustrations.

    I. Seeds fell along the Path (v. 4) EXPLANATION: The Soil on the Path will not grow a seed. Or that part of the gospel message that can be sowed in us. This first seed falls by the wayside or on beaten path bordering the garden. This is sun-baked hard ground, completely useless for more

  • Four Soils And The Gospel

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 30, 2012

    A sermon dealing with the different types of "soil", or hearts, in which God plants His Word, and the evidence of faith the seed produces.

    Text: Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Title: Four Soils and the Gospel Date/Place: NRBC, 1/29/12, AM Opening illustration: the college Physics profession and the student’s responses. Background to passage: Only instructional passage to the crowds. Palestinian farming practice of sowing more

  • The Parable Of The Four Soils Series

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Jun 12, 2021

    Only one of the four soils produces. Three of the four soils reject the seed. The problem isn’t with the seed but the soil. It’s the same seed that produces a great crop in the fourth soil that goes away in the first three soils.

    Jesus’ message was designed for religious outsiders. There’s something beautiful in the way those on the outside react when they first hear the gospel. One person when he recently began to comprehend the message of Jesus, recently asked me: “Do you mean to tell me that Adolf Hitler could receive more

  • Take Heed How You Hear

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Oct 2, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    It is important how we come to church and hear! We often forget that listening to preaching is an act of worship but few really prepare their mind to hear the Word in a focused way.

    TAKE HEED HOW YOU HEAR TEXT: Hebrews 2:1-4 Hebrews 2:1-4 KJV Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. [2] For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a more

  • Prepared For Abundance

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Feb 16, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    The four soils of life, hardness, shallowness, distraction and soil prepare for Christ

    Intro: in reading the parable of the sower, the soil and the potential of the seed for harvest, a thought comes out of this story, no one wants to miss heaven, no one wants to fail God, everyone would love to realize their full potential in Christ. There is no problem with the seed, no failure in more

  • The Sower, The Seed & The Soil

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Apr 18, 2009
    based on 9 ratings

    This sermon is based on the parable of the four soils and is intended to enourage believers to share their faith in Jesus. It is expository and alliterated with Power Point available, just email me.

    THE SOWER, THE SEED AND THE SOIL Scott Bayles, pastor First Christian Church, Rosiclare, Illinois In 1886, after the state of Georgia passed prohibition laws, a young man name John Pemberton invented a carbonated non-alcoholic beverage which he thought would appeal to Americans given the more

  • Lessons For Modern-Day Sowers Of The Word

    Contributed by Ray Pritchard on Jul 3, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Most messages on this parable discuss it from the standpoint of the four soils. I want to look at it in terms of what it teaches us about doing ministry today. I find at least eight principles that both challenge and encourage us.

    Lessons for Modern-Day Sowers of the Word Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23 The last few days I have been meditating on the famous parable of the seed and the sower. It is obviously important because is found in three different places in the gospels (with Jesus’ explanation in parenthesis): Matthew more

  • Soil Samples

    Contributed by David Ward on Jan 22, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    The parable of the four soils applied beyond spiritual rebirth to spiritual growth & life change. (This message is from Luke 8, but could be adapted to the version of the parable in Matthew 13 or Mark 4.)

    INTRODUCTION: [READ LUKE 8:4-8] 1) How many auto mechanics does it take to change a light bulb? One, but he thinks he’ll have to replace the whole socket. 2) How many procrastinators does it take to change a light bulb? One, but she’s gonna wait until the light in the room gets better. 3) How more

  • Is Your Heart Ready To Listen? Series

    Contributed by Randy Hamel on Jul 15, 2008
    based on 19 ratings

    This passage looks at the parable of the four soils in Luke 8 - our attitudes will determine whether we hear from God and whether the Word will be received in good soil and reproduce fruit in our lives.

    Acknowledgement - Rick Warren, Saddleback Church Today we’re beginning a new series "How to Hear God’s Voice". o One of the most basic claims of Christianity is that God speaks to people. All through the Bible you see the phrase, "And God said or The word of the Lord came to ……………….." more

  • The Truth Is In The Dirt

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Aug 31, 2021

    This sermon deals with the four soils that can be in our lives and how to make sure that we do what is necessary to have good soil so that we can live a life filled with the fruit of the Holy Spirit

    Series of Sermons – Dirt Parables Scripture: Matthew 13:1–23, Mark 4:1–20, Luke 8:4–15 Theme: Your Life – Your Soil Title: The Truth is in the Dirt INTRO: Grace and peace from God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit! I want to talk to you today about your spiritual walk with Jesus. I want to more

  • A Picutre Of Jesus As Our Sacrifice For Sin

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    What Christ has done for us that we are His children

    A PICUTRE OF JESUS AS OUR SACRIFICE FOR SIN Leviticus 1:1-9 We have many times in the Bible that we are given Word pictures to help us understand. Jesus referred to Himself as “The Light of the world”, “The True Vine,” The Bread of Life”, and t he Good Shepherd.” He used Word pictures in His more