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  • Dangerous Grounds

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Oct 30, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,790 views

    The soil, of course, represents the human heart, so the word of God falls on four different types of hearts. This parable is about salvation and three out of four of the soils represent people who are not genuinely saved.

    Opening illustration: Growing up as a teenager, my dad would take me to watch the plowing of the field and planting of wheat and sunflower. The tractor would plow deep into the hard soil of central India usually slicing the big snakes hibernating below the earth. Their mangled bodies were brought ...read more

  • The Seed And The Sower - Part 2

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Mar 1, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,581 views

    The parable of the seed and the Sower is a snapshot of any society and most likely any congregation. How a person responds to the Word of God indicates what type of soil they are. The seed is perfect. The Sower is generous. What type of soil are you?

    Please take your Bibles and turn to Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 NIV When I was a young teenager I actually did some broadcast sowing of seed. We were renting a field which was only a couple of acres and my Dad had plowed and dragged the field but we did not have a broadcast planter so we filled up ...read more

  • Listen!

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 13, 2014
     | 8,547 views

    The Word of God has maximum potential when heart and applied by receptive people.

    Title: Listen! Text: Matthew 13:1-9 and 18-23 Thesis: The Word of God has maximum potential when heard and applied by receptive people. Introduction Last week I read a blurb about a research group that was studying something they called “inattentional blindness.” They say ...read more

  • Serial Seed Sowers Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 21, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,020 views

    First in a series of messages that examine Jesus' parables from the perspective of a minor or unsympathetic character.

    Several years ago I came across a book by J. Ellsworth Kalas titled Parables from the Back Side. The author’s introduction to the book begins with these words: Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt, as the saying puts it, but it often breeds something potentially worse, the ...read more

  • The Three Soils Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on May 29, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 13,592 views

    The third in a series on the parables given by Jesus in the Book of Matthew

    The Three Soils: (Parables of Matthew Part Three) Text: Matthew 13:1 – 23 About three weeks ago we started looking at the parables that we find here in the Gospel of Matthew. We took a break from it last week for Mother’s Day, but now were back to it. And if you noticed, when we ...read more

  • Angel Prayer Series

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jul 23, 2014
     | 2,602 views

    The children of God that see and hear, hold visions in their hearts know of the angels' presence and know of the spiritual realm---what happens in the spirit and WAIT for the manifestation here on earth as we wait for the harvest of God.

    Angel Prayer by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (July 23, 2014) “Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing not see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye ...read more

  • Strength Through Humility In The Good Soil

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Jul 16, 2014
     | 4,321 views

    In the parable the seed is sown everywhere without discrimination, representing responses from all people; but in the end, it is only strength through humility that prevails.

    This sermon was delivered to St Oswald’s in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 13th July 2014 (a Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries). Summary: In the parable the seed is sown everywhere without discrimination, representing responses from all people; but ...read more

  • Gleanings From The Garden

    Contributed by David Welch on May 15, 2015
     | 4,688 views

    Message the lessons we can draw about spiritual growth from gardening principles.

    “Gleanings from the Garden” Introduction A great deal of information can be discovered about a person by examining the things they have made or created. Whether a building, painting, music, sculpture, a meal, a garden, a model, a poem, a person’s personality generally shows up ...read more

  • What Kind Of Soil Are You?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 15,827 views

    In life, just like in a garden, there are different kinds of soil. The kind of soil you are will determine how God can impact your life.

    Matthew 13:1-23 What Kind of Soil Are You? I’m not a gardener, nor do I play one on TV – but my wife is. And I’ve tilled around a bit – and dug into the soil we have around our house to put in sprinklers and the like. It’s bad stuff – with lots of clay. I have learned the clay doesn’t grow ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Sower

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 520 ratings
     | 191,310 views

    This sermon will help you identify hindrances to your spiritual development and how to correct them.

    The Parable of the Sower Matthew 13:1-8, 18-23 Pastor Steve Dow June 30, 2002 Introduction As we look around the church in North America these days we quickly discover that few professing Christians are really living productive spiritual lives. Every where we look we find people who have ...read more

  • Where Is This Kingdom? Series

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 21, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 8,935 views

    Part 1 of 4 of the series, Secrets of the Kingdom of God, Revealed! In this first message of the series we uncover the location of this kingdom. The obvious question - where is it? The answer is truly an astounding one! 

    Where is this kingdom? Read at beginning of service: Matt 13:10-17 (NIV) 10 The disciples came to him and asked, "Why do you speak to the people in parables?" 11 He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. 12 Whoever has will be ...read more

  • "The Agriculturally Illiterate"

    Contributed by John Nadasi on Jul 13, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,376 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, ...read more

  • "Listen Up"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 9,871 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 ...read more

  • "The Gospel Is God's Favorite "Joke,” To Tell Humankind.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 9,347 views

    July 14, 2002 -- EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST --Proper 10 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Color: Green Matthew 13: 1-23 Title: “The Gospel is God’s favorite “joke,” to tell humankind.”

    July 14, 2002 -- EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST --Proper 10 Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Color: Green Matthew 13: 1-23 Title: “The Gospel is God’s favorite “joke,” to tell humankind.” The Parable of the Sower 13 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2Such great crowds ...read more

  • The Kingdom Of God Is Like...

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 12,373 views

    Jesus uses four analogies to teach truths about the Kingdom of Heaven

    Saxlingham 28-07-02 The Kingdom of Heaven - Mt. 13:31-33 and 44-52 Jesus uses four different analogies concerning the kingdom of God, in our Gospel reading. The first analogy is his comparison of the Kingdom of heaven with a mustard seed The second analogy is ...read more