Luke 8 : 1-15 : Parable Of The Sower And The Seed Essay

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Luke 8:1-15: Parable of the Sower and the Seed
Jesus said this parable when many people were coming to him to hear the Word of God. Which he directs his audience to this parable about the hearing of the Word. Therefore, Jesus, by stating this parable, wanted to make all those that were coming to him to hear the Word, aware of the available choices for hearing and also abiding in the Word of God. The purpose then translates to Jesus trying to portray to the audience for them to hear the ‘Word of God’ and become receptive to the teachings of Christ (Him). Through the receptive teaching of the hearing the Word of God, now it is time to take it to heart and allow it to take place in one’s actions and hearts, depending on which category of soil that they choose to be and take heed to.
The principles revealed in verses 11-15 reveals that the seed sown is the Word of God. However, this seed (Word) does not give the same results on all grounds, for the fruitfulness highly depends on the ground of where it falls. Luke 8:15 captures the saying "But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, in an honest heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience." See, the first soil of people (vs.11) could not understand nor receive the Word for their hearts were hard. In contrast, the people in (vs.15) of this only fruitful category take heeds to the Word embedding it within their good and honest heart. Even though the last type of soil was good and honest,…

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