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Then Sings My Soil                 Luke 8:1-15

The Parable of the Sower describes the different responses people have to the Word of God. As we read, do an honest assessment of which best characterizes your response to God’s Word.

Background of Jesus’ parable                                                           

Verse 11 lets us know that the seed is the Word of God. Some of the best words you’ll ever speak are “The _______________ Says…”

“The Word of God is like a lion. You don’t have to defend a lion. All you have to do is let the lion loose, and the lion will defend itself.”     – Charles Spurgeon

Four Responses to the Word of God

The ________________ – hearted response                        V. 12


The ________________ – minded response                        V. 13

“The Christian faith has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried.”             -G.K. Chesterton


The ________________ – willed response                           V. 14


The ________________  Commitment response                 V. 15

Luke took that phrase “noble and good” from the Greeks – it was often used in Greek literature to define someone characterized by singleness of _________________.

The secret to victory in the Christian life is to say “_____________” to God the Holy Spirit, one decision at a time!