Mountain View Baptist Church

05.28.17

The Parable of the Sower

The Parable of the Sower

Speaker: Rodney DeJager

Details:

Matthew 13:1-23

Main Point:  Your reception of God’s word is determined by the condition of your heart.

 

I. The path (13:19)

A. The path represents a hard heart.

 B. This heart is filled with confusion.

 II. The rocky soil (13:20-21)

A. The rocky soil represents a shallow heart.

B. This heart is filled with emotion.

 III. The thorny soil (13:22)

 A. The thorny soil represents a crowded heart.

 B.This heart is filled with distractions.

 IV. The good soil (13:23)

 A. The good soil represents an open heart.

 B. This heart is filled with obedience.

1.) What we hear we forget.

2.) What we see we remember.

3.) What we do we understand.

 Take Away:       I have a ­­­­____________________ heart.

I need to: _______________________________________________________