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  • "Listen Up"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 11,236 views

    To respond actively and concretely is to be within the pupose and plan of God.

    Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 “Listen up” By: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Corporations spend hundreds of millions of dollars every year producing t-v commercials with the hope that people will watch and listen to their commercials and be persuaded ...read more

  • Surface Spirituality

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 2, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,510 views

    Help for the hurting heart.

    True spirituality is discussed a lot but seldom experienced in today’s world. Jesus faced the same problem. So the Lord used parables, stories of familiar things, to point out how unfamiliar people truly were with spirituality. Here in His famous story of the farmer scattering seed Jesus ...read more

  • The Works Of A Sower

    Contributed by George Smith on Jan 8, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 4,355 views

    A look at how we need to prepare the ground to sow seed.

    PARABLES OF THE SOWER (Effects of Preaching Gospels truths) MATTHEW 13:3-8 & 18-23 (Study reference Mark 4:3-8; Luke 8:5-8) Mark8:13-20 ; Luke8:11-15 Intro. WE have work to do but it seem that no one is willing to put there hands to the plow. BUT WE ARE LIKE FARMERS V. 3 And he spake many ...read more

  • Sow What!

    Contributed by Joe Jones on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,832 views

    We use this text to describe the process of sowing and reaping, investing and return on investment, deposits and withdrawals. And in addition to that it contains some great insight to how to get the most out of life; not just here but in the hereafter as

    Picture in your mind if you would this image…Jesus, crowded by many seeking his wisdom, stepping into a boat and sitting down to teach while the many stood on the bank in anticipation. Why didn’t he just have the disciples push the crowd back, why the boat? Was Jesus claustrophobic? Did he need ...read more

  • Reaping

    Contributed by James Wilson on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 134 ratings
     | 4,930 views

    The importance of sharing our faith.

    Reaping Matthew 13:1-9 NLT Later that same day, Jesus left the house and went down to the shore, [2] where an immense crowd soon gathered. He got into a boat, where he sat and taught as the people listened on the shore. [3] He told many stories such as this one: "A farmer went out to plant some ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Four Soils

    Contributed by Clark Frailey on Nov 9, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 12,300 views

    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 ...read more

  • Seedy Christians

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 4,358 views

    The Parable of the Sower - Who are you?

    SERMON: Seedy Christians Matt 13: 1-9, 18-23 July 14, 2002 I. Introduction A. People love to define themselves 1. look at magazines a) Teen magazines (1) Survey: Are you boy crazy? (2) Answer these 50 simple questions and you will know whether it is true love or not? b) Other (1) Test your ...read more

  • Listen Like Jesus

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jul 5, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 6,320 views

    Jesus did everything according to the will of the Father because He constantly commune with Him. From His example, we want to learn to (1) LISTEN INTENTLY to God’s Word, and (2) listen WITH A HEART TO OBEY.

    There is one aspect of Jesus that we want to learn today - to LISTEN... to listen carefully to the Word of God. So that we can understand His heart and His will for us. Jesus said in John 8:28-29 "...I do nothing on my own but speak just what the Father has taught me. 29 The one who sent me is ...read more

  • A Will To Know Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,009 views

    It is only as we exercise a healthy will toward God and His Word that we will be able to know and do what is best for us in all of life’s circumstances.

    Matthew 13:1-23 A Will to Know Introduction In last week’s message, I spoke about the human will and the role it plays in our lives as we move toward or away from the will of God for our lives. Each of us has been given a free will to exercise, and God’s desire is that we exercise it toward Him. ...read more

  • The Seed, The Soil, And The Sower

    Contributed by Daryl Bahn on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 8,550 views

    How sweet it is when God blesses us with the benefits of reading, hearing, and learning His Word!

    Introduction: This week is the first week that there are people selling sweet corn and candy corn at the intersection! I personally enjoy the opportunity to taste these delicious “first-fruits.” It also can be a reminder of how God is working our lives through His Word. How sweet it is when God ...read more

  • "The Agriculturally Illiterate"

    Contributed by John Nadasi on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,078 views

    Sermon focusses on both the nature of sower and the soil.

    Matthew 13: 1-23 "The Agriculturally Illiterate" Paonia United Methodist Church July 14, 2002 Rev. John M. Nadasi I remember the day I got my first four wheel drive. I was so excited because I now had this extra shifter SUV. Why, with this extra shifter, I could go anywhere, anytime, over ...read more

  • Faith Lessons From A Farmer

    Contributed by Maurice Schaus on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 8,646 views

    A "City Kid" learns about farming from a small town congregation, and from Jesus Christ, the Lord of the Harvest.

    As many of you, I was NOT raised I a farming community. Los Angeles is a long way from the plains of Central Kansas, literally and figuratively. 4H and FFA were things that we only read about in books. While there was some agriculture scattered around the area where I grew up, it certainly wasn’t a ...read more

  • Of Seed And Soils

    Contributed by Gary Roth on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,616 views

    God is the good gardner, working his people into good soil, fit to plant in the seed of his presence.

    "Of Seed and Soils" Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 I would like to fancy myself a gardener, although I’ve only been at it about thirty years, and am humbled at the presence of some of you Master Gardeners in the congregation. I am also finding out that gardening in the south is a different kind of animal ...read more

  • The Sower

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 7,035 views

    A sermon for the 8th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 The Sower Parable

    8th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23   The Parable is the familiar Parable of the Sower. How full of imagery the story is. The crowds are so large that Jesus gets into a boat so they can see him while he teaches. We can see Jesus in a boat teaching and then we can picture ...read more

  • Healthy Crops Healthy Hearts

    Contributed by Dr. Ronnie Grizzle on Sep 12, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,412 views

    WHAT WE AS CHRISTIANS NEED TO DO TO HAVE A HEALTHY HEART, BASED ON THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER.

    HEALTHY CROPS HEALTHY HEARTS MATTHEW 13:3-8; 18-23 SEPTEMBER 15, 2002 Parkersburg Baptist Church WE LIVE IN AN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY; MANY OF YOU MAKE YOUR LIVING BY RAISING VARIOUS CROPS. MANY OF YOU WHO DEAL WITH LIVESTOCK, KNOW ABOUT THE CROPS BECAUSE YOU DEPEND UPON GRAIN TO KEEP YOUR ...read more