Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Luke
- Scripture: Luke 8:1-15
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!